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  • Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2005
  • Vol. 34, No. 12

News & Views

  • In Bush we trust

    "I said, 'Sonny, how's your budget?' He said, 'We've got a surplus.' I said, 'Congratulations, that's a sign of leadership.'"
    --President Bush, in Atlanta on July 18, describing a conversation he had with Gov. Sonny Perdue. Georgia's budget surplus for the past fiscal year was $247 million.

    The Congressional Budget Office predicts the federal deficit will reach $477 billion by the end of the year.

    "Who would Jesus bomb?"
    --Message on a sign held by a protester outside the Atlanta Civic Center during Bush's visit.

    "It's your money, you should be able to put it anywhere you want. ... I think that if a person is put in charge of their finances, they will take that responsibility seriously."
    --Susie Davis, officer of the Republican Party in Effingham County. Davis is a supporter of President Bush's proposed privatized Social Security accounts.

Food & Drink

  • Way Out West

    Offbeat Ambra offers civilization in the wilds of West Midtown


  • Local Music News

    The promotions department of 99X recently sent us an obviously over-caffeinated| exclamation-marked missive from station program director Leslie Fram: "It's official! Please congratulate Dekker on becoming the new 7 p.m.-10 p.m. personality at Everything

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