Marine and Old Man

Three days ago, an ol­d man approached the ­White House from acro­ss Pennsylvania Avenu­e, where he’d been si­tting on a park bench. He spoke to the Marin­e standing guard and ­said, “I would like t­o go in and meet with­President Hillary Cl­inton.” The Marine replied, “­Sir, Mrs. Clinton is ­not president and doesn’t reside here.” Th­e old man said, “Okay­,” […]

A Southern Soldier’s Christmas Gift

What does Christmas mean to you? Christmas is a wonderful time to be celebrated with family, friends and supper at Grandma’s house. Grandpa will gather the children around the fire place and read the “Christmas Story” about the birth of Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord. The true spirit of Christmas was alive and well in the Year of our […]

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: I heard that the Agricultural Certificate of Exemption (ST-A1) I have used in the past in making farm-related purchases will not be valid after the end of this year. What is replacing it? A: The Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) is a new program created by Georgia HB386, a law passed by the Georgia Legislature, which offers qualified agriculture […]

Interesting observation

1. The sport of choice for the urban poor is BASKETBALL . 2 The sport of choice for maintenance level employees is BOWLING. 3 The sport of choice for front-line workers is FOOTBALL. 4 The sport of choice for supervisors is BASEBALL. 5 The sport of choice for middle management is TENNIS and 6 The sport of choice for corporate […]

Hudgens offers fire safety tips for the holiday season

Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays. “Don’t let fire turn your holiday into a tragedy,” Commissioner Hudgens said. “Use common sense when decorating to keep your home safe.” Commissioner Hudgens offers the following tips for ensuring a safe holiday: Christmas trees: • Check […]

Senior Personal Ads

Some “Senior” personal ads seen in ”the Villages” Florida newspapers: (Who says seniors don’t have a sense of humor?) FOXY LADY: Sexy, fashion- conscious blue-haired beauty, 80’s, slim, 5’4′ (used to be 5’6′), searching for sharp- looking, sharp-dressing companion. Matching white shoes and belt a plus. LONG-TERM COMMITMENT: Recent widow who has just buried fourth husband, and am looking for […]

Letter to NFL Commissioner about Flag

Subject: Col Jeffrey A Powers USMC (Ret) Scathing Letter to NFL Commissioner Marine OWNS the NFL with BRUTAL letter to commissioner By Allen West 8:38 a.m. September 17, 2016 Commissioner, I’ve been a season pass holder at Yankee Stadium, Yale Bowl and Giants Stadium. I missed the ’90-’91 season because I was with a battalion of Marines in Desert Storm. […]

Political Cartoon

Clever words for clever people

1. ARBITRATOR A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at McDonald’s. 2. BERNADETTE The act of torching a mortgage. 3. BURGLARIZE What a crook sees through. 4. AVOIDABLE What a bullfighter tries to do. 5. COUNTERFEITER Workers who put together kitchen cabinets. 6. LEFT BANK What the bank robbers did when their bag was full of money. 7. SUDAFED Brought […]

The Cruise Into Exile

A premier cruise line announces a once in a life time opportunity: The Cruise Into Exile Aboard our magnificent 3,646 passenger liner. Travel with a star-studded group of celebrities as they leave our shores for the last time. In response to the many citizens who vowed to leave the country if Donald Trump were to be elected president, the cruise […]