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Re: “Numbers game

I will never forget that morning, going to work and seeing the yellw crime tape and presence of police vehicles in the cemetery. I will never forget Jessica Marie Schultz. At that time my own daughter also a Jessica M.S. was working in a high paying job which was also dangerous. She worked in NY and though circumstances were different these 2 young women- each J.M.S. were in perilous situations. It is still painful to me when I think of this young woman and her death which didn't seem to get the attention it should have.

Posted by Patricia Hollister on 03/25/2014 at 1:07 AM


This just happened to my husband today, he was a sub-contractor for Dish-Force in Valdosta GA who contracts for Dish Network. 2 years ago before getting hired he was open and honest with Hope who owns Dish force, that he had a past with a withhold judication in his background, since then we both have been in God graces. 2 days ago he went on a call to a customers house to trouble shoot a reciever, Now this reciever is not a common reciever carried by the company and net worth is over 700 for the reciever alone, which Ed felt it was odd. He did his job to the best of his ability. COme to find out this guy is an Off duty police officer, he ran an unauthorized backgound check on my husband with no probable cause, decided to call Dish-network to tell them they sent a convicted felon to his house now he feels unsafe and has to get an alarm system. Dish-Network in turn called Dish-Force (Hope) who had no choice but to fire my husbandd. Now today he comes home without a job. Acts like this I would think is Illegal.

Posted by Pauline Herr on 02/10/2012 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Sticker shock

So, basically, they admitt to giving special priviligies, to people connected to law enforcement. So far the only good thing those blood suckers ever did for me was Nothing.

Most Cops are rednecks, and hate the fact that I am Russian, so I hate them, right back.

F**CK COPS. Any Federal Instituion gets mad credit. Feds do real work, not meter maid. Crispy Creme on 163rd and 6th ave in miami. Pigs

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Posted by Zaslavskiy Igor on 01/12/2012 at 6:42 PM

Re: “Sticker shock

F**ck COPs. Cheating bastards. Die.

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Posted by Zaslavskiy Igor on 01/12/2012 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

I have two readings on this:

One, is that the FBI and its people are just doing their job. Part of that responsibility involves running down shit all day long. Constructive shit and bullshit.

The constructive shit is ID'ing & keeping track of people who are, well, dangerous. Yeah, I know, who's to decide what dangerous is? It's a pretty damn fuzzy line. Dangerous to me isn't possibly dangerous to you (literally and figuratively) - witness the misguided soul at the coffeehouse who apparently thought reading the 'wrong stuff' constitutes a crime. I don't blame these poor folks - they're like my elderly parents who are plugged into FOXNews 24/7 and go to sleep frightened pretty much every night.

But surely most reasonable people agree that someone needs to be looking out for the kinds of individuals in our society who've always been here who are plain crazy *and* have a propensity to act out on these urges through violence.

Secondly, someone needs to be looking for, God I hate using this Fox word, terrorists. Make no mistake Marc, you *were* being interrogated. The street-level FBI guys spend all day, every day talking to people and they are probably fucking good at it. They're looking for the aforementioned standard everyday crazies, as well as the possible terrorist types who have already condemned America for real/deserved or imagined transgressions and are now simply looking for ways to strike at our society.

My guess is that they knew exactly what bucket you fell into after talking 5 minutes with you - the rest of the date was just them going through the motions to cross all the T's and dot the remaining I's.

The second reading is more disturbing (at least to me) and it has to do with 'Thought Crimes'. That's when an element of society intentionally attempts to chill ideological dissent through intimidation. That's why the Librarians (bless their sexy souls..) attempted to go all medieval on the Bush administration's ass a few years ago for legislation that A) compelled them to give up reading records of their patrons (US citizens reading publications in a public library), and B) prevented the librarians from talking about it (I think this legislation still stands today, btw). Anyway, it's this thought-crime aspect of America that's more disturbing to me. If I may mangle a metaphor, a successful marriage [citizens to their country] needs to continually be subjected to at least a little stress , else it becomes a pretty flabby union.

Long live dissent - it was the thing that made us great once and may yet again.

Posted by bayouborne on 07/11/2011 at 11:09 AM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

The question I would be asking is, how did they know who you are. Answer that riddle and you will be closer to the truth of who brought the FBI to your door. From their you can answer the why they where there with certainty.

Posted by kl on 07/11/2011 at 10:01 AM

Re: “Bobby Franklin

Insane politicians are a dime a dozen, but where the hell do the insane voters who elect them all come from?

Posted by karlschneider on 02/20/2011 at 2:56 PM

Re: “Russell J. Ellicott

Google this documentation and you will see this little man is a criminal and a liar.


Russel J. Ellicott, D.P.M.,

DATE: January 10, 2007

- v -

The Inspector General.
Docket No.C-06-550
Decision No. CR1552

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Posted by kathryn3x on 02/07/2011 at 2:14 PM

Re: “Last call for the Echo Lounge

You deserve everything you got, Janet, you piece of shit. All the people you fucked over through the years, all the people that you cheated. And there she is, commenting on this article years after it appeared in the paper!

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Posted by Echo Lounge Sucked on 11/09/2010 at 6:00 AM

Re: “Last call for the Echo Lounge


Posted by Echo Lounge Sucked on 11/09/2010 at 5:59 AM

Re: “John Oxendine

Commissioner Oxendine seems very arrogant and self-centered. When challenged regarding the $25689 Ford in 2002, he said " try and stop me" from getting it. My question is was there an attempt by other state officials to block his obtaining it, and did he, in fact, acquire it ?

Posted by Hardin on 07/01/2010 at 8:52 AM

Re: “Last call for the Echo Lounge

haha, owned Michael. Great journalism there buddy.

Posted by Anonymous on 02/09/2010 at 5:03 PM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

The first thing I would have told them was I am not talking to any goddamn federal goons and they can go fuck themselves.

Then I would have said, come back with a warrant and I'll have a lawyer. Then one more time, "Go fuck yourselves, assholes"

Anytime anyone permits the government to intimidate them and trample on their rights, you make it worse for everyone else. It's the duty of every citizen to resist all intrusions on their rights.

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Posted by Anonymous on 12/28/2009 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

My guess is that this little gavotte was just as tedious for the agents as it was baffling for you. Some tin foil hat wearing pants wetter in a coffee shop, high on 4 mocha breve's, calls the FBI because some dude that looks a little like a conglomeration of photos he's seen on the nightly news bearing middle eastern names walks in with a pile of paper that he's reading intently and might be planning something. Now the FBI has to send agents out to track down the guy, question the poor sot, and figure out what he was reading because the complaint is documented and nobody wants to be on the answering end of the question if something goes wrong. Such is the truth of the matter in these situations. They aren't looking to crucify you in most cases, they just have to clear a complaint.

Posted by Anonymous on 06/06/2009 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Should there be an amnesty for illegal Mexican immigrants?

The age-old pesky U.S.-Mexico border problem has taxed the resources of both countries, led to long lists of injustices, and appears to be heading only for worse troubles in the future. Guess what? The border problem can never be solved. Why? Because the border IS the problem! It's time for a paradigm change.

Never fear, a satisfying, comprehensive solution is within reach: the Megamerge Dissolution Solution. Simply dissolve the border along with the failed Mexican government, and megamerge the two countries under U.S. law, with mass free 2-way migration eventually equalizing the development and opportunities permanently, with justice and without racism.

To read full details, Google "Megamerge Dissolution Solution", or click

Posted by Anonymous on 06/06/2009 at 8:50 AM

Re: “Theodore I. Jockisch

I heard he got the GA supreme court to give him the ok to develop the hammocks this past Dec. Does anyone know if this is true?

Posted by Anonymous on 02/02/2009 at 10:37 PM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

DECEMBER 9, 2008


Atlanta is not long known for preserving buildings or sites of historic value, and when Mayor Shirley Franklin fired the Executive Director of the Urban Design Commission (UDC), concerned citizens from all over moved to action.

At their organizing meeting on December 6th, the assembly (tentatively known as The Atlanta Preservation Group) debated issues such as how the UDC could function without their former leader whose expertise and experience was known country-wide. Would and could the UDC continue its functionality of honoring and safeguarding historic and landmark buildings and sites; and conservation, historic, and landmark districts? Sure, the City is in financial straits they all agreed, but how could this important safeguard of our history and sense of place be dropped without notice or clarification? Could City communications with citizens get any worse than it already seems to be concerning important matters that impact the very fabric of our neighborhoods and communities? People at the gathering were visibly concerned about the fate of the future of Atlanta’s past.

Unlike Neighborhood Nazis (NIMBY, MYOTHW)* who exist everywhere, these Community Advocates are motivated to help make Atlanta a full-timeframe environment: respecting the past while embracing the future that responsible development affords. Without these kinds of folks we would not have today the eleven (11) designated and protected Landmark District Neighbors (e.g., Cabbagetown, Martin Luther King, Druid Hills) ; nor would we have The Fox Theatre, The Academy of Medicine, The Castle; The Biltmore, Georgian Terrace, and Imperial Hotels; The Peters House, Randolph House, and Rhodes Memorial Hall (just to mention a few) – all of which were threatened to be torn down so business and commercial developers could further their own interests by debasing our past without knowledge or a care in the world about where we were way back when. What would Atlanta be like today if we still had Union Station, Rich’s, and The Peachtree Arcade? To preservationists, what happened there is just stupid. Look at cities like Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and others that have respected their history and continue to thrive with the support of tourists and people who want to live along with the fine and wondrous architecture and venues established by thoughtful, significant construction of years past. Atlanta is a major attraction for world tourists who come to see the sights of “The Biggest & Bestest Peach” and our significant historical sites. Historic preservation promotes tourism and tourism generates $dollars$ for Atlanta.

Members of the group presented their concerns to the Atlanta City Council’s Community Development/Human Resources Committee on Tuesday afternoon and stated they recognized Atlanta has severe financial problems requiring immediate action and expressed willingness to cooperate with the City in any way possible. They were seeking, but not expecting instantaneous answers to some critical questions, such as “How can the City meet its responsibilities under Section 106 of the Federal Preservation Act of 1966 that directs how federal money can be used for historic preservation? How can citizens of Atlanta know when and how historic buildings and sites can be identified and protected? How can the City meet commitments required by the Atlanta Zoning Ordinance to guide development activities that threaten our heritage?”

The group plans to organize strong resistance to what they perceive as the City’s abrogation of historic preservation and they have the horsepower and capabilities to do just that. Some of the organizations that have expressed interest or already signed on to helping the group include the Atlanta Preservation Center, Community Resource Network, Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA), Payne Warren, South East Atlanta Business Association (SEABA), Druid Hills Civic Association, and others.

*Not In My Back Yard, My Way Or The HighWay



Posted by Anonymous on 12/09/2008 at 8:23 AM

Re: “Careful: The FB-eye may be watching

lol...the fbi rigged the nh primary and the ohio fake terror warning rig in between stalking single mothers to get children for thier illegal monarch brainwashing eugenics programs....cross reference 9/11 with monarch/illuminati trauma brainwashing...the fbi practices on us citizen kids sicko mueller...

Posted by Anonymous on 11/01/2008 at 11:43 PM

Re: “Last call for the Echo Lounge

I NEVER LOST MY LIQUOR LICENSE!!!! IT WAS NEVER REVOKED!!!! It was simply under review when I decided I no longer had the energy to deal with all the red tape! You KNEW this Michael!

oh well, example of why I never did interviews!
Janet M. Ridgeway
Sole Owner, Echo Lounge, LLC

Posted by Anonymous on 08/10/2008 at 8:45 PM

Re: “Sticker shock

To quote the Sarah Silverman program:

Cop: Do you know why I pulled you over?

Sarah: Because you got all Cs in High School?

Cops are nothing but empowered underacheivers. I've been brutally mugged TWICE in this godforsaken city, and the APD has done nothing.

This article is HUMOROUS! It's well-written and well-crafted. How anyone can take it so seriously is beyond me. Then again, it's no surprise that a bunch of lower middle class cop lovers don't appreciate it. if you want to like cops, move to a city with an effective police force. Until then, I say it's every man for himself.

Oh, and don't forget...the Krispy Kreme on Ponce is open 24 Hours.

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Posted by Anonymous on 04/01/2008 at 1:28 AM

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