You appear to want us to feel sorry for this low life. Well, I don't. Also, it appears you are trying to justify your previous article(s) on this gang truce that had no chance in you know what of working out. Save it. I'm waiting for the article on this Jamoke Johnson gang banger you gave all this pub to awhile back. He was areested in this round up as well. He let everyone down too. I'm sure someone at the TFP has an article ready to go to try and make us all feel sorry for him and to justify their previous articles. Geez.
Spot on Mark. It's hard to fathom the penalties handed down to Bruce Pearl and his staff for hosting Aaron Craft at a BBQ and then lying to the NCAA about it considering the absolute slap on the wrist the NCAA gave Frank Haith for what he did. Unbelievable! I've said for the last 3 years that the big boy conferences will get together soon, form their own organization, and tell the NCAA to stick it. It WILL happen. It's just a matter of when.
Would love to see McCann back with the Braves, but it just isn't feasable for the Braves from a $$$ standpoint. McCann will get a deal somewhere in the $12 to $15 million range for 4 or 5 years and maybe even more $$$ if an American League team like the Rangers pulls the trigger for McCann to catch and DH. The Braves really can't spend that given that they are going to have to come to the table with big $$$$ to try and extend guys like Freeman and Heyward in the next year or so, and Kimbrell and Minor pretty soon thereafter. Plus, Gattis showed he's actually a pretty good defensive catcher (not so much a good defensive outfielder though)who can hit for power. Laird backs up Gattis and the Braves are set at the catcher position for 2014.
Regarding the Braves...
Malholm won't be back as he was in the last year of his deal and he just isn't very good anymore. I could see the Braves making a play for David Price via a trade. The Braves really need a sure fire #1 ace for the postseason. Also, I see them offering Hudson a 1 year deal to come back and finish his career in the ATL. Beachy is just too fragile to count on. Rotation: Price, Huddy, Minor, Medlen, Teheran. If the Price deal doesn't go down, shift everyone up and put Wood at the back end of the bullpen. I really hope Atlanta goes after a stud #1 starter though.
The Braves also need to address second base. They need a high contact, high OBP guy. Tommy LaStella is just that type of second basemen. He was in Double A this past year and is now in the Arizona fall league. I hope they give him a shot. If not, I think they will still go out and get someone. I guess they will have to eat Uggla's remaining $26 million. Uggla is just BAD.
My not be alot of taxpayers' dollars in the acquarium, but the riverfront has many millions of taxpayer dollars. How much is stil left to pay back on all the bonds for all that riverfront work?
Poor David. I guess you will just have to take a different route now that those 3 crosses (that cost $700,000 you know) are right next to I-75. I suggest using Bonnie Oaks, but make sure you keep your eyes straight ahead and look directly right or left. Do NOT allow your eyes to look slighly up to your right or slightly up to your left depending on which way your are traveling. Otherwise, you might just catch a glimpse of those 3 crosses.
Why in the world do the Atlanta Falcons want to build a new $1 billion football stadium and implode their current one? Their current stadium is just fine. How many starving people could $1 billion feed David?
Why did Blue Cross build such a HUGE campus on Cameron Hill? I'm sure they could have cut back a bit and used the savings to feed the hungry. Right David?
Why couldn't the new Embassy Suites off of Shallowford Rd have been built with one less floor? It's just WAY too big. I mean, I can SEE it from the interstate for goodness sakes. The Embassy Suites people could have just given those savings to charity David. Instead, when I'm driving up and down I-75, I have to SEE that monstrosity of a hotel.
Why is the Chattanooga Times Free Press currently spending money to update their printing presses/buy new ones? The current look is fine. No need to do that. David, you should be ashamed that the organization you work for doesn't just give that money to the homeless shelter downtown instead.
Why on God's (sorry David) green Earth did Volkswagon put a GIGANTIC sign on top of their assembly plant just so people flying in airplanes or looking in via satellite could see it? Surely, we (yes we the taxpayers who paid for that sign in the incentives we gave them) could have given that almost $300,000 to help vacinate some kids against the measles.
I'm curious, David, as to why you haven't written about these types of spending items, yet you are firing away at a church that spends money on 3 crosses? I think I know why...
CeeLo could have just shown a little class. If he would have done that, everyone would have been fine. Well, I guess except for CeeLo of course. He's an "artist" you know, and as an "artist", I'm sure he just couldn't compromise his lyrics (even though he does so all the time when he REALLY has to). So, CeeLo showed up 45 minutes late, cursed, drank some Tequilla shots, and exposed his a$$ to everyone in the crowd. Funny thing is that CeeLo actually came out looking like an a$$ (after showing his A$$) instead of showing some class. See, I can rhyme with the best of them. Word!
Honestly, if this is the type of editorial crap that is going to be on this page, then either fire the new guy in charge or I'm cancelling my subscription. This reads like a 1st grader has written it. Horrible.
Sad wyldmon. Just sad. You miss the entire point. Not surprising.
But the president IS that bad David. You just seem indoctrinaaated (whoops! I mispelled that David! Uh oh.) to think the government should be the panacea for EVERYTHING. Of course, if you REALLY think Ted Nugent was going to do something to seriously harm the President, then you obviously have zero ability to take somthing (left out the "e" just for you David) IN CONTEXT. It was pretty obvious Nugent wasn't going to do anything if you actually listened to what he said IN CONTEXT.