Mike's Greater Athens Area Blog and Then Some

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Life & Real Estate in and Around Athens Ga.



Earlier this week, the GAWKER published a story about an alledged Halloween on night stand between Christine O'Donnell, republican senate candidate in Delaware, and an unidentified man. The story has since been discredited and the Gawker admitted paying the author for it. However, the big story i...
I have been around through 25% of our presidents. Ok, I really don't remember anything of Truman, or even much about Eisenhower, but I do remember the actions of the 10 since. And, for the most part, 9 of them, at least when speaking, treated the American people with, if not respect, at least no ...
Taken from the walkway along the Des Moines, WA Marina behind Anthony's Home Port on an October evening. Photo taken with my iPhone. Mike Saunders Keller Williams Realty Greater Athens For information about buying or selling property in and around Athens call me at 706-207-5290 Find out more abou...
According to the Wall Street Journal, the presidents Deficit Reduction Panel will target the elimination of the home mortgage interest deduction as one of its recommendations to help balance the federal budget. According to the Obama administration, this, along with Child Tax Credits and other cr...
Nope, there won't be a lot of dogs but there will be a lot of chili. You can support 10 different charities by attending this years Athens Area Charity Chili Cook-Off at Pittard Park in Winterville, GA. Tasting starts at 12:00 Noon and goes until 3:00 PM. At 3:30 awards will be presented for the ...
That is what Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said to Luis Urzua, the leader of the 33 miners who were trapped for 69 days alomost 1/2 mile underground in a mine cave in. Urzua was the man he organized the miners and set up rationing and routine that not only helped keep all 33 alive but in rea...
This was the comment of an Illinois State Board of Elections official today after First Lady Michelle Obama apparantly violated state law by urging voters to vote to keep the President's agenda going. The official made the excuse that even though Mrs. Obama is a lawyer, educated at Harvard, she w...
Athens Goes Pink is the campaign to elevate breast cancer awareness and support for research in and around Athens Ga. It is a month long series of events and participation to help raise funds for helping research and fighting this disease. Breast cancer is not just something that affects women. T...
Especially if you are opposed to the adminstrations policies or a political opponent. President Obama, along with the DNC, are making unsubstantiated charges against the U.S. Chambers of Commerce and others regarding illegal use of foreign funds for political contributions. And, according to Davi...
The very liberal 9th District Court of Appeals has announced that it is ok for foreign governments to join the Obama justice department in their suit against the state of Arizona's SB 1070. Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Chile h...

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