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A BIG RAVE TO all the drivers who travel Lewiston Road to I-20. Thanks for being kind and letting cars out at Industrial Parkway.

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS in October? Seriously, Augusta?

I BET IF OUR CITY leaders had to pay for gas out of their own pockets, the city would save plenty of tax dollars. My job doesn't pay for my gas.

RAVES TO OBAMA. Since he outlined his energy (plan), the price of oil has dropped by almost half. Someone is afraid we will be weaned from that black gold.

IF AUGUSTA WOULD LIKE TO make money, all it needs to do is place a deputy at the intersection of Wheeler Road and Marks Church Road. There are signs flashing for no left turn either way, but cars continue to back up traffic making those turns. Pull them over and ticket them!

RAVES TO ALL THE kind and helpful people who came to the aid of my 90-year-old mother when she fell down at Blanchard Park Sept. 29. She is fully recovered. We want to thank you all so very much.

A RAVE TO THE well-planned Family Day held by the Monsanto Posilac Co. (now Elanco). The food, fun, prizes and plant tours were great, and there was active involvement for all ages. It is a rare thing today for a company to exhibit such hospitality to its employees and their families.

IT IS INSULTING TO other cancer patients to give so much attention to breast cancer as opposed to other cancers, such as colon cancer, bone cancer, liver cancer, esophageal cancer, etc. Do breast cancer patients have it any worse, or suffer any more, than other cancer patients? No.

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PTHS2 10/26/08 - 03:25 am
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Please tell me the "Obama

Please tell me the "Obama energy (plan)" RAVE was intended as humor. All the extra deputies are already at Wheeler and Robert C. Daniel writing illegal-turn tickets as fast as they can. Maybe the solution would be to shut down Wheeler Road altogether. G'mornin, y'all.

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Nammy 10/26/08 - 03:29 am
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Why not a different cancer

Why not a different cancer each month? I'm positive there are at least 12 types out there...only fair. In my family alone, there's been 5 different types. Let's be fair about this and educate the public about each type as well, huh?

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Nammy 10/26/08 - 03:29 am
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morning dude... lol

morning dude... lol

PTHS2
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PTHS2 10/26/08 - 03:33 am
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G'mornin, namasta - Wouldn't

G'mornin, namasta - Wouldn't we run out of colors to use?

Nammy
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Nammy 10/26/08 - 03:45 am
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I doubt that...there are way

I doubt that...there are way more than 12 colors...I have a box of 64 crayolas...lol. We can assign 1 for each type, I guess...heading to bed. Have a great day. ttyl (':

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patriciathomas 10/26/08 - 03:53 am
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The Obama rave IS very funny.

The Obama rave IS very funny. It also typifies the mind set of the vast majority of Obama supporters.

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GnipGnop 10/26/08 - 04:31 am
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I have always said that

I have always said that intersection is trouble. One thing to make it better is to force the cars coming off Bobby Jones to go to the light by the movie theater before they can make a left turn. The same thing would help the cars coming off of Marks Church road. Put a concrete median in to force them to turn right. Or close the road off altogether.

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As It Is 10/26/08 - 05:12 am
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The money our city would save

The money our city would save from the gas the commissoners use is less than 1/10 of 1% of the entire budget. And, if you want to be a commissoner for less than $1,000.00 a month in salary all you have to do is run for office. It is part of their salary and many don't even use it. There is pleny to bash them on but what they make with salary/gas/cell phone for what they have to do and put up with is certainly mere pittance.

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patriciathomas 10/26/08 - 05:23 am
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Good post, As It Is.

Good post, As It Is.

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TrukinRanger 10/26/08 - 05:56 am
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Whatever energy plan is
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Whatever energy plan is adopted, whether it's Obama's or McCain's-- this whole drill drill drill is NOT the answer!!! It's time to get off the crude and start using more modern types of energy. The ONLY thing stopping this change in energy policies is the corruption between the oil and automotive industries as well as polititians. The technology is there. Let's use it! New oil platforms and refineries are ONLY a short term fix & will in no way encourage even newer technologies.

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Trouble1 10/26/08 - 06:47 am
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morning all, drilling for oil

morning all, drilling for oil might not solve the problem, but it will go a long way to a temporary solution, we need something untill we can come up with and implement these newer technologies, we need a combination of the 2.

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White_Trash1 10/26/08 - 07:17 am
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Good Morning Awguster. Just

Good Morning Awguster. Just wondering if he same people who complain about 10% ethanol fuel are the same ones who are screaming for alternative fuels. There are many hybrid cars available now. Put your money where your mouth is and buy a hybrid Open a hydrogen fuel station in Augusta. Stop using plastic products. There is a you can do other than complain.

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atsugua13 10/26/08 - 07:18 am
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LOL Charlie Os and the family

LOL Charlie Os and the family Y have never had so many cars entering their parking lots...To partake of their services???? no no no...its for the U turns. What a mess/

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SMHwhatamessthisis 10/26/08 - 07:29 am
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a big rant to the fool who

a big rant to the fool who put obama mother naked pictures online..thats just low of all things.

prayer goes out the hudson family for there lost.i hope they find the lil boy safe.

big rant goes out to sean diddy combs for putting his twin girls naked on a mag cover..this chester man will do anything for a dollar i think he should be charge for child porn asap and i will be pushing for those charges..check it out on tmz.com

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PTHS2 10/26/08 - 07:44 am
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You got a link for the naked

You got a link for the naked pictures of the flower child? From what I hear about her, I really don't think she would be bothered about it even if she was still around.

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factchecker 10/26/08 - 08:09 am
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Joe Biden fielded some

Joe Biden fielded some pointed questions recently in a five-minute satellite interview with Barbara West of WFTV, a Florida TV station. West asked whether Barack Obama’s connection to ACORN was a concern, whether his “spread the wealth” quote was Marxist and whether Biden’s comments about a “generated crisis” suggested America had lost its standing in the world.
The Obama-Biden campaign later told the station it was cutting off access because of the questioning. Apparently Obama/Biden don't want to answer any tough questions.

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georgiaboy30909 10/26/08 - 08:12 am
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If people would let others

If people would let others into traffic one on one it would be a whole lot smoother traffic flow for all, but their will always be inconsiderate lowlife out there.

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georgiaboy30909 10/26/08 - 08:14 am
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What obama said had not a

What obama said had not a damn thing to do with the price of Oil. [filtered word] it was only an outline. Besides anything that he does will help all the other Arab Muslims like himself.

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redapples 10/26/08 - 08:15 am
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Giving Obama credit for the

Giving Obama credit for the lower cost of fuel is more than a stretch it is ludicrous. Biden guarantees there will be an international incident to test Obama's mettle, but oil producing countries fear his energy plan and lower the cost of oil?! Before commenting on world affairs, become educated in them.

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georgiaboy30909 10/26/08 - 08:17 am
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I wonder what cave the ranter

I wonder what cave the ranter about the left turns onto marks church road came out of. The sit there several times a day and last I heard from my Son in Law they have issured over 700 tickets at that location but dumbazzes abound in this city look at the obama comments.

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Crazy Irish 10/26/08 - 08:25 am
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If our police would sit at

If our police would sit at most any intersection they could catch peoplle running red lights.
I always pause a second when the light changes because most of the time someone runs the light.
Sorry to those behind me but I don't want to be hit because some fool thinks the red light is a suggestion.

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HARLEY HOG 10/26/08 - 08:46 am
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Use of gasoline has dropped,

Use of gasoline has dropped, in turn the price has dropped also.
Supply & Demand.

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easy breezy 10/26/08 - 08:47 am
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Yea, my sister in law's car

Yea, my sister in law's car was totaled by being let out by one of those kind drivers on Lewiston Rd. Being kind isn't always the safest way!

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mawtnez 10/26/08 - 08:53 am
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Ask yourselves why you really

Ask yourselves why you really want John McCain as president, not why you DON'T want Barack Obama. Bet your answer will be weak at best.

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ZenoElia 10/26/08 - 08:56 am
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All the cops are out today

All the cops are out today along the 'marathon race' path. I had to turn around three times trying to get home because of this charade. Whoever thought up the race path was asleep at the wheel and has no consideration for anyone who has something to do besides put up with a bunch of wannabe runners out there to show off their virility or whatever reason they are doing it. That's my dumb rant for the day. Ya'll have a super Sunday and stay away from Calhoun Expy, Central ave east of Heard, Millege Rd at Walton Way, Broad coming back up to Washington Rd and many other main intersections. I could think of a thousand other ways to utilize our LE than to direct traffic around these idiots running.

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PTHS2 10/26/08 - 08:58 am
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Zeno - That is what you get

Zeno - That is what you get for violating The Sabbath by working. Also, I believe the race is raising money for good wholesome causes.

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politicallyNcorrect1 10/26/08 - 09:14 am
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patriciathomas...WHAT MIND???

patriciathomas...WHAT MIND???

politicallyNcorrect1
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politicallyNcorrect1 10/26/08 - 09:32 am
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Why does anyone not see the

Why does anyone not see the real problem? If we want jobs for all of our BORN HERE CITIZENS: We have to close our doors & quit leting everyone move here from other countries. I'm not saying this because I'm raceist but it's simply we don't have enough jobs to go around. With computers taking so many jobs that man power use to do & it's going to continue to take jobs. The work force it takes to run this country will continue to shrink because of technology. When will we close our doors, the day is coming & this county is doomed. Think about it! The way our population is growing from our citizens & more & more illegal aliens coming here every day. We are not going to have enough jobs to go around. If this happens & it will. WHAT WILL WE DO THEN??? When your children finish college & can not find a job & it's happening now..WHAT WILL YOU DO? Will you be angry when your child that you love so & made sure they got an education,,,can't get a job because some illegal alien got it & the same alien is getting loans from our Goverment & money for living expenses & your child can not get a job! WHAT WILL YOU DO??? We should all be telling our senators, congress anyone who may listen!!!

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angiesdad 10/26/08 - 09:35 am
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real classy pths.knock a

real classy pths.knock a deceased woman that you know nothing about,but praise a skank who eloped while she was pregnant(no one will say when her first was born atleast not on her website)both married the fathers so what is your point?also don't forget to mention the skank daughter like mom like daughter huh?

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politicallyNcorrect1 10/26/08 - 09:38 am
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To Obama Supporters: Do you

To Obama Supporters: Do you think Obama made a good decision by picking Palin to be his Vice President? Or is there someone else you would have picked?

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