“‘As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and, as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the people are confirmed by the next article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.’ Tench Coxe”
“Our President promised not to raise taxes on the middle class. Now our kids' dental braces will cost 2.3 percent more because of the Obamacare tax. On top of that, he's capped at $2500, the amount that we can save in our flexible spending accounts to pay for basic medical needs. Add a two percent payroll tax increase and he hasn't even been sworn in yet. ”
“I can't understand why I can get a $245 ticket for going 73 MPH on my way home to Omega on 319, and then watch two patrol cars pass by doing well over the speed limit only to find them at the store eating lunch when I make it to Omega. How can you enforce a law you will not keep?”
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Students challenge community, leaders to ‘stop the violence’
“Keep calm and stop the violence,” “Save our streets” and “No more violence” were the words echoed by Eighth Street Middle School students early Tuesday morning as they stood in front of the school behind caution tape and orange cones, shouting and holding up signs as they waved at passing motorists who smiled and returned the gesture.Continued ...
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Evan Gattis, middle, is congratulated by teammates Jason Heyward, left, and Freddie Freeman, right, after his fourth inning grand slam home run against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday.
Gattis’ grand slam leads Braves past Twins 8-3
Evan Gattis no longer seems amazed by his improbable rookie season.
Yet, there are still times when it’s a bit of an adjustment for the Atlanta Braves catcher.
Like when someone recognizes him in the grocery store.
“It’s a little weird,” the 26-year-old Gattis said. “I’m not used to that yet.”
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