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I WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK to the person taking up for old moneybags Ted Turner. I doubt very much that Ted Turner knows more Scripture than most people out here. The money he's giving to fight malaria, you better believe that's a big tax write-off for him.

ON THE ISSUE OF Rev. Wright: At least he wasn't running a cult or either he'd never try to bomb federal buildings. He has his own opinion but nobody has to agree with him.

BEFORE WE SPEND ALL this money on infrastructure in south Augusta, please do something about the condition of the roads. People with money won't come into south Augusta with the roads in the shape they are in.

A RANT ABOUT THE PERSON who wrote in about President Bush bowing to the pope. I wish I knew you so I could ask you to bow over so I could give you a swift kick. Have you no respect?

TO THE PERSON RANTING about us being a hundred years behind the times because we ain't got no transit system: Rapid trains? Are you kidding me?

TO THE PERSON who thinks Americans don't bow to any man. American protocol for hosting and greeting foreign visitors states that by bowing you show respect for the visitor and his culture. Not bowing labels oneself as being rude. Bush did not kiss the pope's ring because he is not Catholic. Bush did what was accepted in America.

A RANT FOR THE CUSTOMERS requesting we use an ice scoop to scoop ice. For your information, 90 percent of the restaurants don't use an ice scoop, they dip the cup in the ice. If you don't like it that way ... bring your own.

THIS IS FOR THE COLISEUM Authority. The way you're doing business is not good and Augusta has spoken by not coming to the Blood, Sweat and Tears concert. Others will follow until there is a big change.

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namaste
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namaste 05/04/08 - 11:41 pm
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Wow-nobody came to see Blood,

Wow-nobody came to see Blood, Sweat and Tears? That's a bummer...they've been around, like, forever...

TrukinRanger
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TrukinRanger 05/05/08 - 12:02 am
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Who are they?
Unpublished

Who are they?

teabag1963
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teabag1963 05/05/08 - 01:11 am
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one or two quick snips before

one or two quick snips before freeman and company bore you to tears with their latin course,useless recipes,and lies about gas prices.judging by the posters on here most have a hard time with simple english,think the golden corral is a decent restaurant,and greed is why you're crying at the pumps.i read recently where we haven't built a refinery since 1976.now the oil companies say they won't invest in new ones because of the possibility of new energy sources.well, oil genuises if you had built them earlier,kept gas low, you wouldn't have any worries.folks don't mind paying for gas,just keep it reasonable.about rev wright, yes he has his views, but when you are basically a demagogue in a pin striped suit preaching to folks, who most have probably never read more than one book in their life,they believe you and don't think for themselves,that's very scary.someone asked, have you no respect for bush? hell no! now go kick the mule that kicked you somewhere along the way.it won't be long before the books come out telling some of the truth about this rogue,and disgusting administration.don't look so surprised, we knew, you refused to accept it.

DeborahElliott2
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DeborahElliott2 05/05/08 - 02:35 am
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LOL Charley....

LOL Charley....

He_Who_Must_Not_Be_Named
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He_Who_Must_Not_Be_Named 05/05/08 - 03:40 am
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Chronicle staff, you really

Chronicle staff, you really thought that rant about the ice scooper was worth posting? I guess people quit ranting and raving about the new chronicle format and you had to fill the space somehow.

He_Who_Must_Not_Be_Named
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He_Who_Must_Not_Be_Named 05/05/08 - 03:44 am
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angie, I'll save you the

angie, I'll save you the trouble of having to post today. Here are your more meaningful and most often used statements: You lost me, huhhh, that makes no sense, blah blah blah, I'M NOT APRIL!!!

namaste
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namaste 05/05/08 - 04:04 am
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lol good morn to ya...

lol good morn to ya...

christian134
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christian134 05/05/08 - 05:21 am
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Good morning all....Here

Good morning all....Here hoping all have a great day....:-) As far as the good "rev" wright is concerned his rantings are not new or different...they are just more public....To bad his sheep are following him but hey that is nothing new either...:-) Coffee have to have coffee.....

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NANF 05/05/08 - 05:28 am
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NO ONE should bow to the

NO ONE should bow to the poop, excuse me, the pope. The abuse that the vatican has chosen to over look for so many years is beyond terrible. The ONLY reason they owned up to it was because finally someone had the guts to bring it all out in the open.

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pantherluvcik 05/05/08 - 05:34 am
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"ain't got no transit

"ain't got no transit system", you ain't got no sense of the use of proper grammar.

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pantherluvcik 05/05/08 - 05:41 am
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Reverend Wright is a pompous

Reverend Wright is a pompous a@@. I watched his interview he was very immature. He should have stayed wherever he was hiding out, i'm very disappointed by his new comments. He says everyone including Obama criticized his comments before even hearing the whole context of the sermon, well from what i'm hearing now it couldn't be much different.

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patriciathomas 05/05/08 - 05:54 am
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LOL He Who, let's hope you

LOL He Who, let's hope you ploy works.

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shivas 05/05/08 - 06:03 am
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If you go to a restaurant

If you go to a restaurant that does not use an ice scoop, as well as having the ice sccop not in plastic, then that's a huge infection control issue. The board of Health would probably take that rant pretty seriously. However, here's my raves for the weekend: Batram Trail Golf Course-Great Shape!, French Market Grille- The blackened filet and service was impeccable, especially considering our crowd you had to deal with; Sheehan's- Got to see a lot of old friends; Helga's- The drinks were wet, Partidge Inn- you're customer service skills have increased quite a bit over the past 12 months; Newman Tennis Center- Wow, that place looks great.; Greenjacket game- the kids had a ball; All my friends who put up with me- Priceless!!!

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skip2malew 05/05/08 - 06:04 am
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regarding the ice scoop, ask

regarding the ice scoop, ask the health dept. how you are supposed to get the ice. lazy slob!!

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kiddspur 05/05/08 - 06:08 am
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Sic 'em charley -- It has

Sic 'em charley -- It has been dull and boring here the last few days -- "My granddad once told me never to argue with an idiot -- people may not be able to tell the difference" ---

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 06:21 am
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Oh my, he who must not be

Oh my, he who must not be named. I'm flattered to know that I was heavy on your mind this morning. Did some body tee tee in your Wheaties? :)

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 06:24 am
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Oh and he who must not be

Oh and he who must not be named. blah, blah, blah weasel.

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 06:26 am
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Put a lid on it "dog killer"

Put a lid on it "dog killer" patriciathomas. You got in trouble for that one. Didn't you. Have a good day:)

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 06:31 am
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LOL Charley. You are the

LOL Charley. You are the only "Real" poster on here. By that i mean you are a real person, who doesn't sugar coat. And you don't mind saying what most will not. Because they care if these idiots like them. That is what is so funny.

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patriciathomas 05/05/08 - 06:32 am
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kill dogs. it's fun

kill dogs. it's fun

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 05/05/08 - 06:34 am
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He Who, your ploy failed. Who

He Who, your ploy failed. Who knew?

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 06:40 am
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Huh?????? pt

Huh?????? pt

EdithPiaf
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EdithPiaf 05/05/08 - 06:42 am
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omg LOL You guys have been

omg LOL
You guys have been "together" too long here lmao!

Unbelievable
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Unbelievable 05/05/08 - 07:07 am
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Week, the Rants were very

Week, the Rants were very week today. I will agree, slightly, with the rapid transit system. It would be nice if we could hop on a train and be in Atlanta in half an hour, or columbia in fifteen minutes. It would really open up the area for jobs. If you could make an Atlanta salary and live in Augusta, how great would that be? A transit system around augusta would be pretty lame. We are too spread out to be cost effective and our 'suburbs' arent populated by the people that could benefit from a train. I also think that Calhoun Expressway should have stayed up until it got to SandBar Ferry Rd. not dumping off on Green Street. Thats just a speed trap for all of us who have to go that way every day. Believe it or not I have never stopped at a business on Green St. Pushing traffic that way isnt going to improve the bus terminal.

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mojo 05/05/08 - 07:23 am
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Please give us the name of

Please give us the name of the restaurant where the ice scoop complainer works. Health departments require the use of an ice scoop to prevent contaimination of the ice. Most restaurant cups are coated with wax which chips off into the ice. It may not sound like much but as many restaurants sell hundreds (some thousands) of drinks each day, it adds up. I for one prefer not to drink wax chips.

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mojo 05/05/08 - 07:25 am
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Haven't heard much about ole

Haven't heard much about ole Midas Turner lately but sometime back there was a TV special interviewing him titled, "down to his last billion". I can't comment on his religions convictions (as I don't know him); however, it's clear that the amount of money he's giving to charities is far beyond tax deduction purposes. At a minimum you should give him credit for helping his fellow man.

Fire n Ice
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Fire n Ice 05/05/08 - 07:38 am
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Happy Birthday Playa!

Happy Birthday Playa!

PTHS2
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PTHS2 05/05/08 - 07:39 am
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mojo - glass chips in the ice

mojo - glass chips in the ice bins are even worse. Y'all are right, it's a heath code violation to dip any type of cup in there.

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FLAMMABLE 05/05/08 - 07:44 am
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A Rave for the VA Hospital My

A Rave for the VA Hospital

My husband, a blind Gulf War veteran,

said he met the nicest, kindest and most

compassionate therapist, Mr. John Joe. I want to thank Mr. Joe

and the VA hospital because my husband's outlook on life

has improved 200%. Thank you, Mr. John Joe,

for your caring attitude. You are a special person. God Bless.

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 05/05/08 - 07:47 am
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How does the Ranter know it

How does the Ranter know it is 9o% or restaurants? I'm just curious about that?

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