Ethics Investigation, Corn Maze Memories and Six Minutes of Fun
This week, Patch bloggers wrote about ethics, foreign affairs, the Second Amendment, racing and more.
Would you like to share your thoughts, ideas and questions on Buford Patch? Bloggers are always welcome, so feel free to speak out on issues both large and small. Here are some excerpts from Patch blogs posted during the past week:
Earlier, I called on Renee Unterman, our state senator who serves on the committee on assignments and rules committee, to call for Balfour to be removed as chairman - or to state her position regarding whether Balfour is fit for duty. Balfour's ethics baggage has now become an example of Unterman's lack of accountability with regards to ethics and holding her peers accountable. (Read more)
The Buford Corn Maze began in 2009 as a fun experiment and has blossomed into a community event, bringing farm life back into an urban setting. (Read more)
I saw Miss Liberty being town apart and battered on foreign soil this morning. Where was the respect from our president when that very same symbol of America was attacked this week? Nowhere. Where was Team 6 of the Seals? Let’s face it, Obama took credit for Seal Team 6’s killing of Bin Laden. So, will he also take credit for the deaths of four Americans and the destruction of two of our embassies and the desecration of our American flag? (Read more)
As once stated, “God did not create man equally; Colonel Colt did.” Guns were also created to defend countries, to win wars against overzealous dictators like Hitler and Hirohito. In my time it was to used attempting to free a communistic led takeover of Southeast Asia, predominately Vietnam. I am not diminishing God’s work for I am a Christian. We have to recognize some of His creations are physically superior to others with the slighter needing help to protect him/herself, family and property. (Cain killed Abel with a rock.) Even if the slighter is properly trained in self defense it does not deter the predators from ganging up or using knives, bats, crowbars or any number of everyday items to overwhelm. (Read more)
So we can all agree we hate to pull weeds. Who has time? It is FOOTBALL season! But we all can also agree that having weeds in dormant brown grass looks crass. Do your neighbors roll their eyes at the carpet of purple flowers in your yard come early spring? Do you lower your head and mumble I meant for that to happen because I don’t like a brown lawn? (Read more)
It was a long seven days and 2,100 miles round trip just to get to race a car for six minutes. Sounds crazy doesn't it? Friday was the final day of competition in what is billed as the largest motorsports championship in the world. Lincoln Nebraska again hosted the (SCCA) Sports Car Club of America 40th Annual Solo National Championship, where almost 1,200 competitors competed in 35 different classes (which includes ladies classes plus 8 supplemental classes) for a coveted National Championship. (Read more)
Atlanta has seen a large increase in potential home buyers hitting the streets looking to buy a home at bargain prices. The problem many people are having however is there is simply too little inventory to choose from. (Read more)
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