Frankly, somebody gave a damn. The response to this week's Metro Focus, "This Atlanta writer is 'Done With The Wind'," has gotten an incredible response from readers representing a broad spectrum of opinions.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Hank Aaron received the longest ovation among 55 returning Hall of Famers introduced at before Saturday’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and an impromptu tomahawk chop and chant started among thousands of Braves fans as commissioner Bud Selig introduced Bobby Cox.
See Flashback Fotos on myajc.com for only 99 cents. Visit the MyAJC archives for a historic look at Atlanta from Midtown in the 70s to Auburn Avenue and even life here before traffic jams on the interstates.
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun has decided the time has come for him to corner the Second Amendment market in the GOP race for U.S. Senate. He’s giving away an AR-15, the semi-automatic version of the U.S. military’s M16:
From the email he just sent to supporters:
You see, it’s no secret that the Democrats and liberal media would love to take away our guns and mandate every aspect of our lives, but I refuse to let them get away with that. In fact, today, I have some exciting news for you.
Today, stand up with me and fight for our freedoms by joining our campaign’s contest to win a semi-automatic AR-15….
The contest ends on Thursday, February 27th, 2014.
In other “Coming soon to MSNBC” news, Buzzfeed got hold of a tracker video of Broun at a University of Georgia College Republicans event on Wednesday talking about airport screenings.
Broun, in a story he has told before, impugns the Transportation Security Administration’s screening practices by talking about a time he saw an elderly lady and a child searched, but a man in “Middle Eastern” dress “went right through.”