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ELECTION'S OVER. Look for the price of gas to start rising again.

IT'S SAD HOW much these candidates spent. Think of the good things that could have been done with all those millions of dollars.

I WISH MORE PEOPLE who live in Blythe would start attending our city council meetings. Everyone should see how unqualified the mayor and city council are.

AUGUSTA AMONG schools with large black populations, has the sixth lowest graduation rate (for black males) in the whole USA? Also, the white male graduation rate isn't much better, just 43 percent? That's beyond pathetic.

KUDOS TO THE Greater Augusta Sports Council and all the sponsors of the first Augusta Half Marathon. The course and volunteers were extremely well-organized -- can't wait for next year!

A BIG RANT to the person who lives on Keysville Road in Burke County. You think the lovely chimes at Blythe Methodist Church should be louder. The children who live close to that church are getting their eardrums blown out by these beautiful chimes so that selfish people like you who live miles away can hear.

WHAT WOULD IT TAKE to extend the sidewalk along the Harlem-Grovetown Road from the middle school to Euchee Creek Park? The distance is probably less than half a mile and would make it a much safer walk.

A BIG RAVE to the Blythe police department, especially Chief Hornsby. They really do a great job.

A RAVE FOR A MAN named Daniel that stopped at the scene of an accident to help me and my son.

RAVES to the Richmond County Board of Education for hiring Dr. Bedden as well as for working with him to establish a student learning-focus in schools and to establish open communication with the Augusta community at large.

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ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:26 pm
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hear ya on that. How ya been?

hear ya on that. How ya been?

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:26 pm
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Great.

Great.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:27 pm
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Is KSL really from Breakfast

Is KSL really from Breakfast At Tiffany's?

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:28 pm
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Nope

Nope

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:29 pm
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Lewis Grizzard.

Lewis Grizzard.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:29 pm
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an actual name?

an actual name?

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:30 pm
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No. He was a year ahead of me

No. He was a year ahead of me in high school. I had to change names last year. Another poster suggested the name.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:31 pm
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ok. got it lmao. Love

ok. got it lmao. Love Grizzard

corgimom
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corgimom 11/06/08 - 11:31 pm
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There's a book written by

There's a book written by Lewis Grizzard called "Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You". That's where it's from.

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:32 pm
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Lewis took a lot of poetic

Lewis took a lot of poetic license in his writings.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:33 pm
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Went to school with him?

Went to school with him?

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:33 pm
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Yes. School had about 800

Yes. School had about 800 students.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:34 pm
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Thanks corgi

Thanks corgi

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:35 pm
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Enjoyed Wesley Snipes for

Enjoyed Wesley Snipes for three years, that was fun.

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corgimom 11/06/08 - 11:36 pm
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At least you weren't

At least you weren't Paula....or were you? I felt sorry for her. While Lewis was a brilliant writer, and I loved reading what he wrote, by his own admission he was an alcoholic.

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:36 pm
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I'll bet.

I'll bet.

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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:39 pm
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No. Lewis had his group he

No. Lewis had his group he sort of hung out with. Lot of them had grown up together in Moreland. I actually attended Newnan schools the whole time.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:39 pm
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Had about 30 whites in the

Had about 30 whites in the WHOLE school. He was quiet. A year behind me. Fun to be around though.

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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:40 pm
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Where was that KK?

Where was that KK?

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georgiaboy30909 11/06/08 - 11:40 pm
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Just heard on a Ireland radio

Just heard on a Ireland radio station that seeing Bama is backing out on some of his promises to his Arab brothers as they call him. They are planning on sending in a sucide bommer to take out Obama before Jan 9th

KSL
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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:41 pm
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Are you serious?

Are you serious?

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KSL 11/06/08 - 11:43 pm
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How has he had time to back

How has he had time to back out of promises? Maybe they listened to his speech the other night??

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:47 pm
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Orlando, ksl; Jones High

Orlando, ksl; Jones High specifically. Damn! I turned the page.

georgiaboy30909
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georgiaboy30909 11/06/08 - 11:52 pm
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There were several thing he

There were several thing he told the Arab Nations he would do and then in his campaign changed what he had told them by 180 degrees. Now Libya, Afghanistan and Saudi are saying Kill him.

ListenAndLearn
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ListenAndLearn 11/06/08 - 11:59 pm
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Not surprised gaboy, isnt

Not surprised gaboy, isnt that how it usually goes? Make promises you can't keep? Time for me to go nite nite.

KSL
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KSL 11/07/08 - 12:00 am
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Me too.

Me too.

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 11/07/08 - 12:14 am
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nite nite.

nite nite.

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 11/07/08 - 12:19 am
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RichmondCountyResident.

RichmondCountyResident. Thanks for disagreeing with me so agreeably. Today has been a lovely day. Hope you had one, too.

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PTHS225 11/07/08 - 12:36 am
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jonnyb - I'm here now, I

jonnyb - I'm here now, I sleep in the evenings so I can be awake now as the sun rises on the other side of the world where our troops are fighting. I rarely take part in these post-dinner urinary olympiads and cat fights.

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