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Sorry, no Morning Jolt for the next few days. Gone on vacation. See you in August.

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S. Barracuda

July 27th, 2009
11:08 am

Hollywood is trying to take your GUNS away!! That’s why you HARDLY EVER SEE GUNS in the movies.

BPJ

July 27th, 2009
12:08 pm

S. Barracuda (gosh, what ex-governor does that remind us of?) is a big fan of romantic comedies, which are about the only types of movies left without big guns in a starring role….

SweetPea

July 27th, 2009
1:32 pm

This only means that the biggest story of the season will now break. Enjoy your vacation!

Get Real

July 27th, 2009
1:55 pm

Guess S. Barracude slept through Transformers.

DW

July 27th, 2009
3:16 pm

Enjoy your vacation!

Montana

July 27th, 2009
10:15 pm

He goes on vacation the day a new report accuses GDOT of covering up a $2.2b deficit? Conspiracy!

Chris Broe

July 28th, 2009
11:36 am

Bill White

July 28th, 2009
7:33 pm

Hollyweird of today has a disdain for Christ-centered, God Fearing, conservative folk. They’re buying this president hook, line and sinker. That’s why they need to be stopped by us. We conservatives need to step up our awareness and fundraising efforts. Otherwise Hussein Obama, Algore, Tom Daschle, Jimmy Carter and Noam Chomsky will turn us into a weak nation ready for the jihadists to overtake us.

PMC

July 29th, 2009
9:09 am

Ok, so if we are going to furlough all the state workers for lack of revenue does a sales tax free holiday make any sense whatsoever?

Maybe they should just do an audit find out what is not essential and get rid of those positions like any company would do?

Maybe not furlough every educational worker in the state during the days when they are doing all of the necessary tasks for the upcoming school year.

Oh well, another good argument not to send your kid to government schools.

DannyX

July 29th, 2009
11:21 am

I know what you mean Bill White. Take a look at the king of the Hollywierd political elite, Ronald Reagan. Do you realize he was divorced? How can one be divorced and “Christ-centered?” Divorce is a choice.

Then you have the new Hollywierd celeb politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, wow, big time sinner. Anyone know if Arnies’s fellow Hollywierd stooge, Chuck Norris is going to run for Governor after Arnold? Note to Chuck, if you do run try to look more alive than that Hollywierd stiff Fred Thompson did when he ran for prez last year. Chuck copy the late Hollywierd actor Charlton Heston. The Republicans haven’t been the same without Heston. He played Moses.

Anyone think Gov Sanford would make a good actor?

Bill White

July 29th, 2009
11:39 am

Yes, but Patriotic President Reagan left Hollyweird + became the ultimate conservative. Mr. Norris, Senator Thompson, Arnold, Dennis Miller and countless others are respected, but isolated in Hollyweird. God Bless all of them for standing up for solid values that most of America believes in: God, Family, Freedom, Guns, Low Taxes, Less/No Gov’t.

Will Jones - Atlanta

July 29th, 2009
4:40 pm

Bill White – Ever wonder why Ronald Reagan’s “line” has been cut off? His only descent is by his adopted son whose child Reagan shunned for many years. Not too “conservative” of the inheritance bequeathed to him by his ancestors all the way back to the beginning of Creation. You think G-d was “pleased” with him? Why no “get,” and if G-d wasn’t pleased with him why should you be?

You seem to want to think of yourself as an American, perhaps you should read a bit more of The Founder Thomas Jefferson’s prophetic wisdom to better understand the American Creed your view, like the homosexual draft-dodging, 9/11-committing Bush, so clearly disdains.

If you don’t know why our ancestors created America, look at the Mottoes on the back of the Dollar Bill: they comprise Our Creed.

Annuit Coeptis: learn and understand why it is key…those with your surname I know around Atlanta affiliate with what Jefferson called “the real Anti-Christ” – papism. Maybe that’s the source of your confusion, too.

There’s is only One Creator G-d. Annuit Coeptis covers it. Your trying to “one up” the Creed’s Motto on the subject isn’t really anything but the Devil’s confusion, or more of Rome’s “Fifth Column” Treason.

You uncomfortable with the G-d of Creation at the center of America’s civil religion obtainable by all, together as “E Pluribus Unum?”

Road Scholar

July 30th, 2009
8:45 am

Bill White: “Yes, but Patriotic President Reagan left Hollyweird + became the ultimate conservative. ” Wasn’t he the one who increased the size of the federal government, while campaigning that it needed to shrink? Now Gov Perdue wants the government to establish a water policy. Isn’t that more federal intervention against state rights? Which is it? More federal government or not is the cornerstone to conservatives?

Oh, I also thought that anger and calling people names was un-christian like

RGB

July 30th, 2009
12:57 pm

Liberals indeed hate Christ and His followers as evidenced by the statements offered on this blog. It’s not enough for them to worship, well, government and let Christians worship Jesus Christ. No, these statists feel compelled to try to diminish God and even prevent us from worshiping Him. So much for pluralism and tolerance.

Remember that Almighty God gives mercy and grace to those who accept Him. Conversely, rejecting Him will result in destruction similar to that which Israel experienced in the Old Testament.

Ronald Reagan wrote in his diaries that he wanted to cook his son Ron, Jr. a meal and then have him explain how the meal was created but that there was no cook (creator). Nowhere in the Bible are Charlton Heston, etc. presented as people whom we should worship. May I suggest you read it yourself to verify this fact? Read the story of King David who murdered and committed adultery–yet was redeemed by God’s mercy and grace.

I pose the same question that Reagan asked to those who would persecute Christians for expressing their opinion on this blog.

RGB

July 30th, 2009
1:22 pm

To those who suggest that we should more about the founders of our country. Perhaps you should read this:

- Of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, 29 had seminary degrees. Ours is not a Godless Constitution. Jefferson and Franklin are often cited as secularists, but they were in the minority since at least 29/56 were godly men. For liberals and fifth columnists unhandy with numbers, that’s over half.

- John Witherspoon, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Washington’s boss in the Revolution wrote: “I entreat you in the most earnest manner to believe in Jesus Christ, for there is no salvation in any other.”

- “The Bible is the Rock on which our republic rests.” (Andrew Jackson, POTUS).

- Sept. 6, 1774 was the very first meeting of the Congress of the U.S. The historical records show they opened with prayer and that the prayer session lasted 3 hours long. (Barney Frank was not a member of Congress at that time.) John Adams wrote wife Abigail about the session and told her that Congress had studied 4 chapters of the Bible that morning. He said that one particular chapter so inspired Congress that they gained the faith that perhaps we could defeat the British in the coming conflicts. Adams wrote his wife: “I must beg you the read that Psalm (35)…Read the thirty-fifth Psalm to your friends. Read it to your father.” The Bible so inspired our founders that Adams and Congress called for a Continental fast and John Adams wrote “Millions will be upon their knees at once before their Great Creator, imploring His forgiveness and blessings; His smiles on American councils and arms.” This was the 1st of 15 Congressional Prayer proclamations throughout the American Revolution.

- “It appears to me the Eternal Son of God is operating powerfully against the British nation”. (John Adams).

- Congress printed the first Bible in English in the United States – In 1781 after the U.S. defeated the British at the Battle of Yorktown, the prohibition against printing the Bible in English was removed. One month later, Congress moved to print the first English language Bible. 20,000 copies were printed and one can be found in the Library of Congress. The record shows that Congress characterized this first English language Bible as “a neat edition of the Holy Scripture for use in our schools.” The Bible had a Congressional endorsement that read “Resolved that the United States in Congress assembled…recommend this edition of the Bible to the inhabitants of the United States…”

DannyX

July 30th, 2009
1:23 pm

The party of God?

Sen Vitter
Sen Craig
Sen Ensign
Gov Sanford
Rev Haggard
Ralph Reed
Linda Schrenko
Rep Foley
Pat Swindall
Gov Schwarzenegger
Rush Limbaugh
Newt Gingrich
Rudy Giuliani

Remember this also you divorce loving Republicans! Divorce is a sin! God created “Adam and Eve” NOT “Ronnie and Jane, then Nancy.” Divorce is a choice!

REPENT!

DannyX

July 30th, 2009
1:52 pm

How I long for the days of moral public behavior that when tempted the weak would only succumb to a simple oral indiscretion. With Bill Clinton his “boxers or briefs” seem so innocent. Niave by today’s standards.

Now the disgusting Republicans have lowered the bar. Many Times over. A favorite to win re-election to his Bible-Belt Senate seat, Sen Vitter is confusing our children with his disgusting behavior. What was once a harmless “boxers or briefs” has suddenly become a sickeningly modern “Huggies or Pampers?” How did we as a society take such a leap.

Think of the children.

RGB

July 30th, 2009
2:16 pm

Nowhere in the Bible are:

Sen Vitter
Sen Craig
Sen Ensign
Gov Sanford
Rev Haggard
Ralph Reed
Linda Schrenko
Rep Foley
Pat Swindall
Gov Schwarzenegger
Rush Limbaugh
Newt Gingrich
Rudy Giuliani

presented as people whom we should worship.

And if the fact that a person who divorces bothers you, then the party that holds abortion as its sacrament must really, really bother you. Fifty million lives. Pelosi believes the Catholic church is unsettled on the issue.

It makes divorce seem like the good ole days.

Think of the children.

Road Scholar

July 30th, 2009
2:44 pm

While not being “worshiped” in the bible, they were named….sinners! The rub is that these “sinners” held themselves up to the public advertising or forcing their religious beliefs on others, while not following them themselves. Then most did not own up to their indescetions, and only did so when outed.

RBG: A question and I bear no disrespect- If a person calls themselves religeous (any religion) or even christian, then how can they bear so much anger and disrespect to others in these blogs? This would apply to all conserves since you and others think liberals are heathens, which they are not.

DannyX

July 30th, 2009
2:49 pm

Picture this…..little 12 year old Jacob is at the airport and has to go potty really, really bad.

Since the days of Republican Senator Larry Craig and his disgusting display of family values, things have changed.

Does Jacobs mother allow the boy to enter the men’s room unattended and allow the boy to possibly walk in on a Republican tap dance? What if Jacob came back asking “what does tappitty-tap-tap-tap mean”?

Does the mother risk embarrassing the poor boy by dragging the kid into the Ladies room so he has a safe escort?

These are modern questions that gross Republican behavior has forced on society.

“What does ‘tappity-tap-tap-tap’ mean?” answered Jacob’s mommy, “It means run out of there as fast as you can son. There’s a Republican close by.”

Think of the children.

Bill White

July 31st, 2009
12:09 am

Indeed those who fight for our Judeo-Christian, conservative principles have sinned and regretted. Many, and not all, have been truthful in their admissions. Rush came clean as did the honorable governor of SC, Mr. Sanford. It’s more than I can say about Bill Clinton who lied on the stand a number of times. More importantly, it’s true that the Democratic party by and large endorses the termination of innocent life. To me and many others, that is far more unforgivable than Senators Vitter’s and Ensign’s affairs.
Now, this Jones fella is way off his rocker with the whole Roman thing. Pope John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, HW Bush, Patriotic President Nixon, Margaret Thatcher, GW Bush are on the right side of history. There’s no argument here. They will always be right and their enemies foreign and domestic are wrong. I even like some of what JFK had to say. He had some conservative economic + anti-Communist values in place. It’s Ted Kennedy who is shameful.
Let’s face it: This is a Judeo-Christian nation as many have written on this blog. I’m not against Muslims. Many of them have been friends to the lovely Bush family. It’s the jihadists in Iraq and Iran that must be eliminated. I believe that the honorable Donald Rumsfeld was on the right path, but the liberals ran him out of town. The Surge was working, but now Lil Hussein has been waving the white flag signaling that we’re going soon and gives the evildoers the green light to come here and attack us. You see, Pres. Bush made the tough decisions to prevent a disaster on our soil, but you McFly September 10ths don’t get it. You all start yapping about the Roman Empire. Gimme a break! This is about right and wrong and modern democracy versus barbarism. If we let our guard down, then our way of life is threatened.
God Bless,
BOW

Will Jones - Atlanta

July 31st, 2009
8:08 am

Only evil pours poison on Our Nation’s divinely inspired, covenanted “tap root.” Americans must restore and uphold the values enshrined in the American Creed: E Pluribus Unum; Novus Ordo Seclorem; Annuit Coeptis.

All else is sectarian factionalism in service to the identified Anti-Christ.

Our Founder, Author, and Prophet Thomas Jefferson wrote extensively on the fraud perpetrated by traitors, hypocrites and lost souls, in the guise of “Christian,” against the ideals of Our Creed.

Saying “it ain’t so” doesn’t make the truth go away, Bill. Reagan’s blood is ended on this earth and the airport on the Potomac shall always be “National.”

Bush2 committed 9/11. Have you “bothered” reading “The New Pearl Harbor?”

It’s great for you to keep the path of recovery, Bill. Did you think you are the only imperfect one, or that “men” are idols? Only G-d is righteous. Bush1 assassinated John Kennedy and Prescott Bush was the money behind the author of “I Paid Hitler,” on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church which made him a papal knight, and Vatican correspondent banker Rockefeller, for whose family the Bushes have been fronting for five generations. Pray on it and know the truth.

Perhaps you’re a decent plumber and for now a faithful family man: rise in your endeavors as an American Man. Study the Founders and realize why The Creed is the keystone of Our Republic, why “all nations of the world” can “flow into one new nation” ruled only by Truth and Justice, as the prophecy of Isaiah foretells. Know G-d, know good. No G-d, no good.

Only the People is sovereign and there is only One G-d, Creator of the Universe.

Make your fittings tight. Do not serve the Roman Anti-Christ. Not in Our Country, anyway.

Learn something new every day: may you find the Path of Righteousness.

Will Jones - Atlanta

July 31st, 2009
8:33 am

Remember Baal Peor.

RGB

July 31st, 2009
11:32 am

As information, I replied yesterday to a couple of questions posed to me. My reply was courteous and written with care, but was unfortunately not posted to the blog.

Censorship? You make the call.

Will Jones - Atlanta

August 1st, 2009
6:08 am

I am koo koo bananas crazy. the Pope, Bush, Clinton and Rockefellers nose is fo reeeeeeaaaal, yo. They did not do 9/11. I am so bananas that I think that I have to complaion to Jumbo Galloway and I hate all those who use latin correctly. Only my mumbo-jumbo counts. I like to follow my political foes around and spit on them in public. Ask around. I am nuts.

Owl Gore

August 1st, 2009
6:09 am

Will is nutso. I can vouche. I was there when he assualted his foe with spit. He is craaaaaaaaazy.

Will Jones

August 1st, 2009
6:11 am

Stop teasing me. I will tell Junbo when he gets back from the fat farm. BUSH did do 9/11.

Trusslady

August 1st, 2009
5:19 pm

I pray the lottery gods let me win the big one. I can then leave this ignorant state and spend my winnings where intelligence is a virtue and not the ignorance that is worshipped on this blog!

Road Scholar

August 2nd, 2009
9:45 am

It’s August so, where are you? Just kidding! Hope you had a good vacation.

Bill White

August 3rd, 2009
10:35 pm

A lot is happening including Lil Hussein’s Cash for Clunkers and Commie Health Care “plan.” It’s fun to watch those bozo fail big time! I cannot wait until he’s removed from office very soon. Only at that moment when Pres. Huckabee is sworn will dignity will be restored to the Oval Office. Only then will God return to our schools. Only then will we have freedom to choose our doctors. Only then will we protect life and our interests at home and abroad. Mark my words, we are not safe.
God Bless,
Bill Orvis White

Will Jones - Atlanta

August 4th, 2009
8:39 am

The curse you wish on Our Nation shall not come causeless to you.

Chris Broe

August 4th, 2009
11:15 am

Test your religious IQ here.

How many Gods do you see in your life?

A) One

B) Infinity

C) Zero

D) Allah the above

Wilma Jones - Atlanta

August 4th, 2009
11:27 am

Will Jones is bananas.

Pope Juan Busho Clintano XXXXXXVII, Rome, Italy

August 4th, 2009
5:00 pm

We are watching you Will Jones. Your lies will catch up with you. Have you noticed that one of your friends has a Rockefeller nose, just like Clinton. We can now read your brainwaves throught your tinfoil hat! Awesome!

Will Jones

August 4th, 2009
5:04 pm

BUSH2 did not do 9/11. Only crazy lefties like those kooks Rev. Wright, Rev . Sharpton, Rosie O’Donnell, Father Flayger, Calypso Louie Farakhan, and Rev. Jackson and that nut job that shot up the Holocaust museum believe that garbage.

William Wallace

August 4th, 2009
10:43 pm

Feds Freeze GA DOT Grants Due To Financial Management Problems. In Other News, Mike Evans Rumored To Become The State’s Rights Candidtate For GA 9
by Icarus on August 4, 2009

Georgia has had grant programs for transit projects frozen by the Federal government due to financial management issues, as reported by the AJC.
Documented problems include funding for a bus route with no stops in Georgia, and life insurance policy premiums charged as “office supplies”.

This is yet another embarassing chapter for the Georgia DOT under the Perdue administration, who has made reform of the DOT the centerpiece of his administration.

The rifts that were exposed in the efforts to place Gena Abraham in charge of DOT consumed at least two entire terms of the General Assembly, and only now can the Governor and Speaker of the House pretend to be civil when together in public.

The backlash in the house resulted in an attempt to remove Mike Evans from the DOT board, and drove a fissure between independent fiscal conservatives and their more Chamber of Commerce friendly leadership.

And, of course, the coup de gras was Mr. Evans and Mrs. Abraham then announcing that they had broken GA DOT policy by having a romance, but wasting all this polticial capital was O.K., because they were in love.

7 years into a Perdue administration, we still have a DOT whose accounting is FUBAR, projects that are committed but not funded, and no plan to fund the over $200 Billion in projects that are on the books.

And yet, Mr. Evans has resurfaced as a Congressional candidate, and according to his last press release, has been a champion of reform at DOT. He claims to have called for the audit that was released last week that confirmed additional financial problems, though the audit was commissioned as he was on his way out the door, and the problems were occuring while he was Chairman of the board and dating the Commissioner.

I will not be shocked at all when Mike Evans issues his press release in the morning touting states rights over federal freezing of rightful DOT funds, and that we have to get the Feds out of Georgia’s Business. Right before he flies to Washington to lobby for federal funds for his client, Forsyth County. The man has Chutzpah, I’ll give him that.

But what Georgia doesn’t have, after 7 years of Governor Perdue trying, is a functional DOT.

Will Jones

August 4th, 2009
11:14 pm

I am bananas. Really kooky. fo sheezey, yo.

Dash Riptide

August 5th, 2009
12:01 pm

I have a theory that Galloway got back from vacation, read these comments and has been under his desk curled up in a fetal position ever since.

Will Jones

August 5th, 2009
12:13 pm

I have a theory that Jumbo Galloway is Will Jones.

Dash Riptide

August 5th, 2009
12:44 pm

If anybody needs me I’ll be under my desk.

Will Jones

August 6th, 2009
5:54 pm

Dash Riptide is Monica Lewinsky.

AlladinsLamp

August 8th, 2009
1:27 am

When you get back, maybe you can ask Johnny Isakson why he wants to kill Sarah Palin’s parents.

http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-s466/show#bill_list

Wackolibhack

August 9th, 2009
5:29 am

It is Bush’s fault that Will Jones is koo koo bananas crazy and out of his stinking mind. It is Bush’s fault that Will Jones complains to Jumbo Galloway and gets folks kicked off, even though he is crazier than a sh!t house rat, himself.

The Real Politico

August 9th, 2009
9:25 am

Anyone who hasn’t seen guns in movies is not watching movies.

The Real Politico

August 9th, 2009
9:26 am

By the way what would Hollywood do with your guns? All you’re doing with them is leaving them around for children to shoot themselves.

Publius

August 9th, 2009
10:04 pm

Mr. Galloway, Enjoy your vacation, and when you get back would you please explain what the AJC political coverage aspires to be.

We had to learn today – from out of state papers! – about the confrontation at Rep. Nathan Deal’s town hall meeting. We have not quite got back to the summer of ‘69, but tempers are flaring here and around the nation, and the AJC has gone fishin’!

I want the paper to prosper, but more than that, I want the penetrating light of journalism to keep the parties honest and provide a public discussion forum. There’s a lot going on in local and national politics, and the AJC is not covering the stories.

Are youy TRYING to go out of business?

Montana L

August 9th, 2009
11:52 pm

Dang where’s Jim? Laid off too?

Bill White

August 10th, 2009
6:10 am

That’s why citizens like us are here to do the right job for the liberal media.
I also love that the people are going to these town halls to tell their congressmen that they’re not accepting the Socialist mandatory Obamacare! The fact is we’re all going to pay for it through way higher taxes. It’s simple math, my pals.
Do you want lower- cost free market private insurance? Stop the malpractice system and its high-cost trial lawyers. Stop illegals from going to ERs to seek treatment. Bring on more nurse practitioners and set up more of those low-cost clinics where you can get the basics done for a fair price. End Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security which are going bust. Stand up to all special interests and tell them the party’s over. I don’t have or need health insurance. The costs would kill me and I wouldn’t be able to hire anyone. I don’t plan on ever going into ERs to suck of the system either. So I don’t need big government dictating to me that I need to join an insurance pool run by Big Brother out of D.C. God Bless, BOW