Murphy To Be Remembered Friday

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Friday is a day of honor in Georgia -- the body of former House Speaker Tom Murphy will like in state at the state Capitol Friday morning. Full Story
DLink

United States

#1 Dec 20, 2007
A good man. I'd donate, except the Republicans inviso/traffic taxed me as he wasn't here to prevent that from happening.

I sincerely doubt my mandatory traffic donation is going to a cause this man would consider worthy. And I find he is not an elected official, just the guy to get the job done. Honestly, if, in your face. That's all I ever ask, yet Tom is one of the few to achieve the honor.

Navy AND an educator. Ruthlessly honest.

*ping**ping**ping*
Fair Winds and Following Seas.
Speaker Thomas Bailey Murphy
*ping**ping**ping*

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#2 Dec 20, 2007
DLink wrote:
A good man. I'd donate, except the Republicans inviso/traffic taxed me as he wasn't here to prevent that from happening.
I sincerely doubt my mandatory traffic donation is going to a cause this man would consider worthy. And I find he is not an elected official, just the guy to get the job done. Honestly, if, in your face. That's all I ever ask, yet Tom is one of the few to achieve the honor.
Navy AND an educator. Ruthlessly honest.
*ping**ping**ping*
Fair Winds and Following Seas.
Speaker Thomas Bailey Murphy
*ping**ping**ping*
Please, you could not leave it as a few good words for Murphy, you had to sling some political crap out as well. And sir, please do tell what "inviso/traffic tax" would he have been able to stop.
DLink

United States

#3 Dec 20, 2007
MSO4 wrote:
<quoted text>Please, you could not leave it as a few good words for Murphy, you had to sling some political crap out as well. And sir, please do tell what "inviso/traffic tax" would he have been able to stop.
__________
I leave nothing but good words for Tom and Mr. Murphy would be severely disappointed if there were no politics in his leaving us. aka... why, nobody is taking out the trash! OMG.

If you don't understand that, you,re too young to talk. I WILL leave the words he would be thankful for in his absence. Thomas Murphy was political, but there was no crap laying about. Until now. Clean it up or take a number.
DLink

United States

#4 Dec 21, 2007
MSO4 wrote:
<quoted text>Please, you could not leave it as a few good words for Murphy, you had to sling some political crap out as well. And sir, please do tell what "inviso/traffic tax" would he have been able to stop.
BTW FYI - Court today. 80 in a 55,
just for fun, a link,
http://www.ajc.com/traffic/content/metro/traf...
The speed limit is 55. hehehehehe.

Mind you, this is the average speed.

Children. What it takes to giterdone.

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#5 Dec 21, 2007
DLink wrote:
<quoted text>
__________
I leave nothing but good words for Tom and Mr. Murphy would be severely disappointed if there were no politics in his leaving us. aka... why, nobody is taking out the trash! OMG.
If you don't understand that, you,re too young to talk. I WILL leave the words he would be thankful for in his absence. Thomas Murphy was political, but there was no crap laying about. Until now. Clean it up or take a number.
No problem. BTW 80 in a 55. Is that all?

Since: Jul 07

Mableton, GA

#8 Dec 21, 2007
DLink wrote:
A good man. I'd donate, except the Republicans inviso/traffic taxed me as he wasn't here to prevent that from happening.
I sincerely doubt my mandatory traffic donation is going to a cause this man would consider worthy. And I find he is not an elected official, just the guy to get the job done. Honestly, if, in your face. That's all I ever ask, yet Tom is one of the few to achieve the honor.
Navy AND an educator. Ruthlessly honest.
*ping**ping**ping*
Fair Winds and Following Seas.
Speaker Thomas Bailey Murphy
*ping**ping**ping*
I don't doubt that your an "educator", what a bunch of esoteric jibberish!

For me Tom Murphy represented the entrenched "good ole' boy" club. He and his cronies conducted business and scratched the backs of friends behind closed doors and with little regard for the citizens of Georgia.

Regardless, there's no denying that he was a unique individual and left one heck of a footprint on this state. He certainly deserves his spot in Georgia's history.

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#9 Dec 21, 2007
Mtn man wrote:
So long Tom. I wonder if they are going to bury the scum in the white hooded robe he kept hidden in his closet. The christian cult members should be so proud!
Haralson County is full of them.
egdeW

AOL

#11 Dec 21, 2007
Mtn man wrote:
So long Tom. I wonder if they are going to bury the scum in the white hooded robe he kept hidden in his closet. The christian cult members should be so proud!
Somebody had to say it.
HOOD

Murfreesboro, TN

#12 Dec 21, 2007
Mtn man wrote:
So long Tom. I wonder if they are going to bury the scum in the white hooded robe he kept hidden in his closet. The christian cult members should be so proud!
Maybe they use those white robes to keep scum like you away..........You must be so proud to bad mouth someone who is loved by many and did a lot for the state of GA. Whether you liked him or not, there is no reason for comments like you left. Now move on.....
Bremen Alum

Richmond, VA

#14 Dec 21, 2007
HOOD wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe they use those white robes to keep scum like you away..........You must be so proud to bad mouth someone who is loved by many and did a lot for the state of GA. Whether you liked him or not, there is no reason for comments like you left. Now move on.....
He may have done a lot for the state but nothing for Haralson Co. He turned away so much industry because he wanted to retire to a "quite town". Only after he left office did any meaningful industry hit that part of the state.

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#15 Dec 21, 2007
Bremen Alum wrote:
<quoted text>He may have done a lot for the state but nothing for Haralson Co. He turned away so much industry because he wanted to retire to a "quite town". Only after he left office did any meaningful industry hit that part of the state.
Go to the Atlanta thread about the Speaker. There is a poster there that expounds on exactly what you are saying.
missing bremen

Apo, AE

#16 Mar 23, 2008
tom was a great man and that should be all you talk about, he lived on my street and i used to like seeing him drive bye in his old black caddi

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#17 Mar 23, 2008
missing bremen wrote:
tom was a great man and that should be all you talk about, he lived on my street and i used to like seeing him drive bye in his old black caddi
If you miss Bremen so much maybe you should move back.

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