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A RANT TO THE parents whose children failed the math CRCT. If you took an active role in your child's education, then they would have passed the test. You had plenty of time and freely available study material.

A RANT FOR THE COLUMN celebrating that traitor Jeff Davis' birthday. He and his ilk cost the lives of 600,000 men, for what? Money and power.

TO THOSE WHO SAY many mistakes were made in our war with terrorism: The greatest mistake was in not following our constitution by not declaring war. Our troops are at war; our nation is not. We have not had a timely declaration of war since WWII. How would this have changed things? The president would have wartime powers. Gas would have long ago been rationed, and there would not be the problem of Congress financing the war. The greatest change would be that if this whole nation was at war, and concentrated on that problem as No. 1, we would have felt the pinch and the war would be over by now. But we continue to say that our Constitution was written for another time and ignore its definition of war and its criteria for citizenship.

CEOS OF TOP COMPANIES demand gigantic pay based on "making" the stock prices go up. Wachovia Bank finally got smart and fired theirs. Even then, the guy has already been paid several fortunes. Who the heck is leading private industry in the U.S.? No wonder we're sinking.

A RANT TO FORT GORDON. The policy on cell phones on post is flagrantly violated every day. Officers, soldiers and civilians don't care, and no one seems to do anything about it.

WAGT-TV MADE a mistake in not letting their viewers know the Stanley Cup hockey game would not be aired. They let the viewers believe that the NHL game would be aired locally, making it impossible for people to make alternate plans to see the game. They have alienated a great many people.

RAVES AND KUDOS to Oliver Hobbs of Southgate Baptist Church for his leadership of our Men's Fellowship Breakfast, which meets the last Saturday of every month at 8:30 a.m. (all are welcome) and his many other services. He is instrumental in bringing men from various churches and ethnicities together in a brotherhood that is uplifting and edifying. Raves also to his wife, Josephine, for the delicious breakfast they prepare.

THIS IS A RANT to all of those citizens who say "I support the troops," but take no action to support the troops. If you say it, you should be doing it. A yellow ribbon on your car does not mean a thing unless you take action.

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God save America
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God save America 06/18/08 - 09:09 am
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i'm sorry to tell you i don't

i'm sorry to tell you i don't know anybody who cares about the stanley cup hockey and it would be a waste to put it on tv. i doubt that wagt lost any viewers over this.

Fire n Ice
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Fire n Ice 06/18/08 - 09:13 am
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Mornin' Angie!

Mornin' Angie!

sunnysmiles11
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sunnysmiles11 06/18/08 - 09:19 am
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Good morning!!

Good morning!!

sigo
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sigo 06/18/08 - 09:19 am
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???

???

Fire n Ice
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Fire n Ice 06/18/08 - 09:20 am
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Mornin' smiles!

Mornin' smiles!

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 09:21 am
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anotherR&R - It is refreshing

anotherR&R - It is refreshing to get confirmation that our circles of friends do not overlap. That channel has been banished from my household. I've already said my piece on this, no need to beat a dead pony. G'morning to the rest of y'all.

sunnysmiles11
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sunnysmiles11 06/18/08 - 09:21 am
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That's not the first time

That's not the first time WAGT-TV has messed up with their programming.. and it won't be the last..

sunnysmiles11
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sunnysmiles11 06/18/08 - 09:23 am
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Good morning Fire and PTHS..

Good morning Fire and PTHS..

kiddspur
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kiddspur 06/18/08 - 09:23 am
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Good Morning to each and

Good Morning to each and everyone of you -- may you have a good day -- Smile awhile and give your face a rest --

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 06/18/08 - 09:24 am
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Hi fire.

Hi fire.

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 06/18/08 - 09:25 am
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Hi Kidd! Hi sunny. Hi PTHS.

Hi Kidd! Hi sunny. Hi PTHS. Now you all go away and leave me alone. Just joking!!!!!!

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 09:25 am
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sunny - You'll have to let me

sunny - You'll have to let me know - I won't be watching. ;-) I wanted to see some of the US Open Golf coverage, so I watched it online. Unfortunately, I have to endure their news and traffic reports on the JB&B Big Show in the morning on the radio, but that's normally when I take a comfort break.

Fire n Ice
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Fire n Ice 06/18/08 - 09:26 am
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Lovely day today!

Lovely day today!

toldya
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toldya 06/18/08 - 09:27 am
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hey everyone- what gets me is

hey everyone- what gets me is that no one proof reads the little ticker tape thingy- I have cauught more spelling errors there than anywhere else- even on the posting boards. ha ha

PTHS: did you get your haircut yesterday? A girl named Holly (my son's girlfriend's sister) was on the news last night doing the locks for love cut. I thought about you!

jack234
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jack234 06/18/08 - 09:27 am
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Congratulations to Doc.

Congratulations to Doc. Rivers and the Boston Celtics.
Obama on to the white house '08

Freeman
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Freeman 06/18/08 - 09:28 am
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PTHS, I see three 'post

PTHS, I see three 'post turtles', one has-been, two wanna-be's. That's all I got. G'mornin' and so long...the cool day forecast means I'll get some work done without rainclouds ruining my work. Ya'll have fun now ya'hear?

istandamazed
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istandamazed 06/18/08 - 09:29 am
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good morning everyone...i get

good morning everyone...i get to work everyday and read the comments that are posted, and i know that i am so tired of hearing complaints about the crct. it really does get old, and all the whining and complaining about it does not change the situation. Insted maybe put more effort in making the change for next year..:P

sunnysmiles11
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sunnysmiles11 06/18/08 - 09:31 am
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Mornin Angie, PC, Freeman..

Mornin Angie, PC, Freeman.. PTHS, what do you think of old man raiford?

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 09:34 am
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I wish he'd stick to leaf

I wish he'd stick to leaf blowers, cellphones, kids in restaurants and motorcycles and leave politics alone.

Fire n Ice
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Fire n Ice 06/18/08 - 09:37 am
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Raiford aint no kinkos

Raiford aint no kinkos

sunnysmiles11
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sunnysmiles11 06/18/08 - 09:43 am
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Have you ever heard his rant

Have you ever heard his rant about "Beg-o-ween"??

shivas
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shivas 06/18/08 - 09:49 am
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A rave to Mike Huckabee!!!

A rave to Mike Huckabee!!! Now, let's see how many of the far-right fanatics will take his advice, and how many will continue to engage in demonization.

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 09:49 am
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sunny and fire - Y'all

sunny and fire - Y'all realize you are taking a great personal risk here by admitting that you listen to it. Irregardless of the fact that the show is produced and run by a college educated Black female, you are about to get tossed into the "hick bin". And yes, the "Beg-o-ween" is classic. Also the Cadbury and Raiford meeting on that date.

toldya
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toldya 06/18/08 - 09:51 am
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Sunny: looked out my window

Sunny: looked out my window with $5 ready and no bald men with baby oil. I think these guys are ll talk. You feeling ok today?

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 06/18/08 - 09:51 am
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PTHS? Already said your

PTHS? Already said your "piece". tee hee.

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 09:58 am
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So, there I was with nothing

So, there I was with nothing better to do than leave the bar and take a nice walk down Dean's Bridge to Bobby Jones, it was a nice cool evening and the stars in the sky were beautiful.....what could possibly go wrong?

RockyMayer
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RockyMayer 06/18/08 - 09:59 am
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Where's my buddy Melvin?

Where's my buddy Melvin? oooooooooh muffin monster.....

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 06/18/08 - 10:01 am
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PTHS> you could get picked up

PTHS> you could get picked up by a white male in this 20's driving a dark colored pick up truck. This guy is loads of fun.

PTHS2
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PTHS2 06/18/08 - 10:02 am
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Angie - OUCH! (but LOL

Angie - OUCH! (but LOL despite myself)

Itll be alright
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Itll be alright 06/18/08 - 10:07 am
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PTHS. Which post of yours

PTHS. Which post of yours are you referring the 'ouch' to.

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