Tuesday, March 12, 2013

First Slice 3/12/13: Let's play Pick-A-Pope!

Posted By on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:52 AM

Damn, we look good
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  • 'Damn, we look good'
Men in funny robes guarded by men in funny uniforms are meeting for the next several days in the world's funniest country to elect the man in the funny hat. Twenty dollars says they pick either Tom Hanks or Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. You can play along by filling out our bracket listing the holy men.

Wildcatters and gas and oil companies are poking around northwest Georgia in search of natural gas. They better stay off mah land!

Michael Vick has canceled the book tour for his autobiography after receiving death threats. Among them: "We should push your daughter into a pool with a battery." Yep, we'd stay home too.

Blighted northwest Atlanta apartment complex, meet zee wrecking ball.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plans to ban super-sized sodas were dashed yesterday by a judge, who called the prohibition on bladder busters "arbitrary and capricious."

And the Federal Bureau of Prisons is revisiting its policies on solitary confinement. That's a first.

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