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Old 11-11-2011, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Arlington, Va
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Because in my humble opinion your negativity is over the freakin' top, and has been for quite some time. It's old and tired at this point.
Good job Captain Atlanta. Get a life.
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Good job Captain Atlanta. Get a life.
Whatever, Negative Nancy. So move already.
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Old 11-12-2011, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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Good job Captain Atlanta. Get a life.
hehe
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:59 PM
 
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atlanta is a perfect example of how poorly most american cities were designed. Then throw in the american mindset that we need big cars, big houses, big lawns, etc etc., you can see why most cities are in a big mess.
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Old 11-12-2011, 04:14 PM
 
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I agree. The United States just needs to allow online voting already! I think just about everyone out there would vote if that were the case eliminating the silent majority.
It boggles my mind that there are tens of millions of U.S. citizens who are too lazy to get up out of their chairs for a few hours every few years to go vote. Millions of their fellow citizens have fought and died to have that right.

Even as we speak people in other parts of the world are being beaten, jailed and killed in their fight to get the vote.
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Old 11-12-2011, 04:58 PM
 
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Whatever, Negative Nancy. So move already.
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:28 PM
 
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Because he/she would be suspended or banned by the moderators......its called political correctness, which is a disease that has infiltrated every facet of American society.......
Agreed!
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:30 PM
 
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I am sorry that people don't get to call black (and any non white) people inferior without recourse. I really am.
He did not say that.
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:36 PM
 
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I hope the recent alcohol vote helps wake some people up.

I mean, how utterly pathetic is it that our elected officials were able to keep something down for so long when in almost every case, it won by a 75% margin, and in a lot of cases, much more?

I bet if you made a gambling referendum you'd see similar results.
Low voter turn-out is what made the referendums turn out like they did. Those who were passionate about alcohol, no doubt many of them alcoholics, turned out to vote. Most other people were apathetic or somewhat unaware that there was even an election going on.
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Old 11-12-2011, 07:00 PM
 
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IMO, this simply demonstrates how deep South, old South politics on the state level are simply deficient and even antagonistic when it comes to nurturing and sustaining a progressive and dynamic city like Atlanta.
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