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BUCKHEAD Gets Mention on Drudge (Vanity)
Drudge Report ^ | 1 SEP 2010 | Matt Drudge

Posted on 09/01/2010 6:05:23 AM PDT by Hoodat

FLASH: AUGUST 2010 IS LARGEST AUGUST IN DRUDGEREPORT'S 16 YEAR HISTORY. PAGE VIEWED 772,638,752 TIMES [UP FROM 669,392,126 IN '09 AND 614,577,960 IN '08]. FROM NEW ZEALAND TO NORWAY, BUCKHEAD TO BERLIN, AND BACK AROUND, THANKS A BILLION!

(Excerpt) Read more at drudgereport.com ...


TOPICS: Freeoples; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: buckhead
BUCKHEAD puts Buckhead (Atlanta) on the map.
1 posted on 09/01/2010 6:05:30 AM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Hoodat

I saw that!

Thank you, Matt.


2 posted on 09/01/2010 6:06:40 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Buckhead

ping


3 posted on 09/01/2010 6:07:23 AM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Hoodat

Fancy expensive area...


4 posted on 09/01/2010 6:09:07 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Hoodat

At first glance, I thought you were referencing FReeper “Buckhead” ( he who first exposed the phony Dan Rather/Bush military records story)


5 posted on 09/01/2010 6:22:02 AM PDT by ken5050 (The meek shall inherit the earth, but no way Kendrick Meek beats Marco Rubio)
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To: ken5050

I was thinking the same thing-—”our” revered Buchead!


6 posted on 09/01/2010 6:24:36 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Hoodat

Whoo Hoooo!!

(Buckhead is Atlanta? Why would they call Atlanta “Buckhead”???? weird....)


7 posted on 09/01/2010 6:30:36 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Stay focused and determined. Our destination is NOVEMBER!!)
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To: submarinerswife

Buckhead is a neighborhood of Atlanta, in north Atlanta. There was a bar here long time ago that had a Stag head on the wall, hence, Buckhead.


8 posted on 09/01/2010 6:38:19 AM PDT by hoe_cake ( Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution)
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To: hoe_cake

Known as the white hole in the chocolate donut.


9 posted on 09/01/2010 6:41:24 AM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: Lucius Cornelius Sulla

“Known as the white hole in the chocolate donut.”

Lately it’s become rather “speckled”.


10 posted on 09/01/2010 6:44:02 AM PDT by hoe_cake ( Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution)
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To: Hoodat

That Tom Wolfe book put Buckhead on the map. Never heard of it before I read his book “A Man in Full”.


11 posted on 09/01/2010 6:53:13 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: submarinerswife

Buckhead had an entertainment district that was wall to wall bars, nightclubs and very nice resturaunts. It was full of beautiful women, and high rollers. It was a safe place, maybe an occasional car break in but nothing violent. Friday and Saturday nights the place was packed, the rest of the week had very good crowds also, except Sunday night, it was dead. One bar owner decided to try to get business on Sunday by having “urban nights” where rap and hip hop were played and cognac was consumed in great quantities. Soon other bars did the same as they wanted Sunday business as well. The hoods slowly started coming regularly, not just Sunday. The original crowd slowly left for other areas as rape, muggings, stabbings and murder came to Buckhead. The neighborhoods around the bars are very exclusive, the Governors mansion is just a few blocks from the entertainment district. Crime became so bad that the Buckhead homeowners bought up all the land in the entertainment district and tore every building down. For one man’s brilliant idea to bring in thugs for Sunday business, the entire area was destroyed.


12 posted on 09/01/2010 6:54:56 AM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Pan_Yan

ping


13 posted on 09/01/2010 6:55:34 AM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife (Utopia is being foisted on Americans for their own good.-- J. Robert Smith)
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To: outinyellowdogcountry
"That Tom Wolfe book put Buckhead on the map

Speaking of Buckhead and Wolfe (and Rather's crucifixion attempt via Bush's military service),

It was Wolfe who wrote in the first chapter of "The Right Stuff" about the the gutsiness of pilots who climbed into the F-102 Delta Dart, a capricious inferno waiting to happen, in which 30% of the aircraft type crashed or were destroyed.

And it was George W Bush who flew the F-102. Over and over.

And it was Dan Rather who interviewed Bush's former commander and asked about Bush's service dates, but did not ask about the fact that on the day Bush entered the Texas Air Guard, that commander was flying...as a member of the Texas Air Guard... get ready for it ...the F102....in combat missions....in Vietnam.

14 posted on 09/01/2010 7:20:53 AM PDT by cookcounty ("I can see November from my house!" ---Sarah Palin)
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To: coon2000

Actually developer Ben Carter bought up most of the Buckhead entertainment district. He tore it all down to build a new multi-use development containing high end residential, office and retail. When the economy stalled, he backed off so that area is literally a hole in the ground. Carter recognizes that in this current ecomic environment, Atlanta can’t support any more high priced condos and shops.


15 posted on 09/01/2010 7:29:47 AM PDT by Padams
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To: coon2000
Crime became so bad that the Buckhead homeowners bought up all the land in the entertainment district and tore every building down.

One man, actually. Ben Carter was the developer of the Mall of Georgia and his company owns most of the now vacant land in Buckhead. He was in the middle of developing a 'Rodeo Drive' for Atlanta when things crashed in 2008. The project has ben stalled since then. The total project was projected to be over 1 billion dollars but has shrunk in size and scope since. Hopefully they'll get the financing they are hoping for. Nothing more depressing than half built structures sitting idle for years.

16 posted on 09/01/2010 7:31:42 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Padams

Apparently I type slower than you.


17 posted on 09/01/2010 7:33:27 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Freeping off a blackberry, smaller keyboard.

I do wonder what Carter’s project will look like in the end. Rodeo Drive or a Walmart superstore?


18 posted on 09/01/2010 7:56:41 AM PDT by Padams
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To: coon2000

Pretty good summary, from what I can tell.


19 posted on 09/01/2010 8:54:37 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: ken5050
I am referring to our beloved Freeper 'Buckhead'. I thought it was funny that Drudge would mention him while boasting of the popularity of his website.
20 posted on 09/01/2010 9:14:19 AM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Padams; Pan_Yan

Yes, he is part of the Buckhead homeowners who wanted the bar scene gone.


21 posted on 09/01/2010 11:25:41 AM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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