September 28, 2016 5:29 AM HomeMorning ReadsMorning Reads with a Funny Joke. Morning Reads with a Funny Joke. By edatlanta Morning Reads 10 Comments What do the UGA and GSU football teams have in common? Neither played a game on Saturday. (We had a bye). “Sail On, Sailor” by The Beach Boys. Average voters confounded by ballot language. Kwanzaa Hall wants to do away with quality of life ordinances in Atlanta. Sam Nunn on the fight against global terror; nuclear arms and how Trump, Clinton just don’t get it. Why we should abolish cash. Seriously: if you are tough on crime you really can’t be opposed to abolishing cash, similarly if you want to reduce government spending. Atlanta gets another year. Alton Brown says latest cookbook tackles “who the heck am I”. London’s the Financial Times on 20 years of Fox News and post-truth politics. Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author edatlanta 10 Comments xdog “Dance, Dance, Dance” The Beach Boys on Shindig. September 28, 2016 9:21 AM Log in to Reply rickday I support Hall on this effort. Almost all of these laws were designed to initiate Jim Crow harassment of the Negro Community (as it was known then). These laws are merely excuses for law enforcement to ‘get a guy we know is bad’ and abuse the system for revenge or just to feed a racist desire. September 28, 2016 10:03 AM Log in to Reply bethebalance the article said spitting was illegal? how are u supposed to spread the flu or let ppl know not to mess w you? September 28, 2016 11:52 AM Log in to Reply Noway2016 Was wondering why this took so long!? https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-owes-blacks-reparations-over-slavery-un-experts-132300553.html September 28, 2016 10:19 AM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse And I was wondering why this took so long https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-s-intel-officials-probe-ties-between-trump-adviser-and-kremlin-175046002.html September 28, 2016 11:50 PM Log in to Reply MattMD_actual This abolishing cash nonsense has been around since the late 90’s and it really hasn’t gone anywhere. Leave my damn money alone. September 28, 2016 12:13 PM Log in to Reply edatlanta I would say from a consumer’s standpoint using cash is a losing game–there’s just no other way to say it. From a government’s point of view–there’s little reason to keep printing and minting if you can flip the switch on crime, tax avoidance etc etc etc. There’s probably some socio-psychological benefit to keep cash in circulation, I’m sure. September 29, 2016 8:50 AM Log in to Reply Noway2016 Yeah, like the pesky little reminder printed on each bill saying that this bill is legal for all debts public and private. Ohhhhh, and since Yahoo’s colossal data breach, by alllll means let’s go electronic 100 percent!!! That idea is absurd!!! September 29, 2016 8:56 AM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse You nothing to fear if you’re not doing anything wrong. Am I right? The ability to track money was used to identify hundreds of dollars of Elliott Spitzer’s hooker money, but was unable to detect Madoff’s billion dollar pyramid scheme until it collapsed on its own accord. September 29, 2016 10:04 AM Log in to Reply Noway2016 Typical liberal blather. Great job, Dave! September 29, 2016 10:13 AM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.