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A RANT TO University Hospital parking garage. We had to be there at 6 this morning. There were no lights in the parking garage. It was pitch-black dark and scary in there. You could not see anything. That needs to be corrected.

RAVES FOR MISS SHELLY in Richmond County Marriage Licenses. Even though my fiance and I had to wait because no one else would help us, she treated us with patience and was so kind to our son. She is truly a wonderful county employee.

AN IDEOLOGICALLY indoctrinated ranter claims President Carter usurped state control of public schools. Hah! President Reagan usurped educational money by placing the burden of funding on the states. President Bush II did the same thing but insisted that the states answer to his central regime, turning the system into a tangled mess of futile promises and paperwork.

A RAVE FOR THE professional yardman working down the street right now, using a leaf blower that's no louder than a tuned lawn mower. A rant for the people who use deafeningly loud blowers for hours at a time, spewing noxious fumes everywhere.

A RAVE AND A HUGE thank you for Janette Sistrunk, math teacher at Augusta Tech, who went over and beyond the call of duty to help me out. God bless you, from a grateful student.

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK the crew at the Jiffy Lube on Baston Road for such great service; they were very quick and energetic.

A BIG RAVE TO Sally, Clay and Mike at Computer Logics in Daniel Village for the kind, friendly and prompt customer service that they give to their customers.

WHY DON'T YOU STOP printing hate-filled and pointless remarks? Get out of the gutter; it stinks down there. Will you print this? Of course not. Self-evaluation requires insight into the soul.

AMEN TO THE RANT about the Columbia County Commission allowing the construction of businesses that are built on top of well-established family developments. ... The buildings then sit empty! Meanwhile, the neighborhood suffers from the rainwater runoff, the construction noise and debris.

IF RICHMOND COUNTY deputies start shooting and killing Caucasian males during a traffic stop, then the black community will not be in disparity.

THANK YOU, U.S. military.

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jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 10:27 am
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James Garner was also a

James Garner was also a maverick. HELLO! HELLO!

devilishlymad67
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devilishlymad67 12/30/08 - 10:29 am
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worth copying and posting:

worth copying and posting: You might be a redneck if: It never occurred to you to be offended by the phrase, 'One nation, under God.'

You might be a redneck if: You've never protested about seeing the 10 Commandments posted in public places.

You might be a redneck if: You still say ' Christmas' instead of 'Winter Festival.'

You might be a redneck if: You bow your head when someone prays.

You might be a redneck if: You stand and & place your hand over your heart when they play the National Anthem.

You might be a redneck if: You treat our armed forces veterans with great respect, and always have and always will.

You might be a redneck if: You've never burned an American flag, nor intend to.

You might be a redneck if:
You know what you believe and you aren't afraid to say so, no matter who is listening.

You might be a redneck if: You respect your elders and raised your kids to do the same.

You might be a redneck if: You'd give your last dollar to a friend.

inkpup
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inkpup 12/30/08 - 10:38 am
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Oh No! Guilty.

Oh No! Guilty.

inkpup
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inkpup 12/30/08 - 10:39 am
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A different sort than ran for

A different sort than ran for president this year however.

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 10:40 am
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Good Morning To All Of The

Good Morning To All Of The Gang, Glowndarktatas, Namasta, PTHS, ksl, Trouble, *White Trash, Rolling Eyes, PatriciaThomas, Nwr81, ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts, Kiddspur, I4PUTT, goBAMA08ROLLTIDE, Fire n Ice, Baroness, jack, *Karmakills123, GnipGnop, I Wear Lipstick 2, DoubleD, SargentMidTown, areyoukiddingme, Bailmeout2 and Dukedirtbag! NOW, All Of You, Have A Good Day!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 10:41 am
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The Don Johnson/Cheech Marin

The Don Johnson/Cheech Marin show was Nash Bridges.

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 10:42 am
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I want to be the first to

I want to be the first to wish the new "first family" a happy new year as they go into the white house with a new vision for our country. Out with the old, in with the new. HELLO! HELLO!

RichmondCo_HoodResident
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RichmondCo_HoodResident 12/30/08 - 10:44 am
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Good Morning Hugo Chavez

Good Morning Hugo Chavez

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 10:45 am
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It's lonely at the top huh

It's lonely at the top huh Hugo?

I_Wear_Lipstick_2
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I_Wear_Lipstick_2 12/30/08 - 10:45 am
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Thank you, Tujeez! I was

Thank you, Tujeez! I was going crazy for a second...and jack234 pretty sure you need to wait to see the new "vision" just like the rest of us. You just might be disappointed.

factchecker
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factchecker 12/30/08 - 10:50 am
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Jack234 if I'm not mistaken

Jack234 if I'm not mistaken you thought Sarah Palin should stay at home and take care of her kids, what about Caroline Kennedy as Senator?

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 10:51 am
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After 8 years, the only way

After 8 years, the only way to go is "UP". HELLO! HELLO!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 10:53 am
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Don and Cheech were pretty

Don and Cheech were pretty good, but I always liked the old guy who played "Nash's" Dad. Anybody know his name?

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 10:56 am
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Hey jack#, we're trying to

Hey jack#, we're trying to hold our breakfasts down OK. So enough with the Obam worship service. OKie DOkie

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 10:58 am
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Special need kids have

Special need kids have special needs. I only thought that motherhood should take priority over personal ambition. I'm glad the electorate agreed. Congratulations to Sarah becoming a grandmother also. HELLO! HELLO! Are you inferring that I think Ms. Kennedy should be senator? The responsibility of senator is not as demanding as that of VP with the potential of becoming president. Quite a difference. HELLO! HELLO!

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 11:00 am
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It soon will be Mr. President

It soon will be Mr. President "worship service" (your words, not mine) Its just respect for the office and the man. HELLO! HELLO!
Happy New Year to you too!! HELLO! HELLO!

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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 11:02 am
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BTW, I think sideways would

BTW, I think sideways would better describe what we're seeing out of the Obam these days. He appears to be sliding out from under that mountain of pork he promised during the campaign. I think he's taking cues from "The Upside Down Show". Seems he gave the DEMs one of those imaginary remote controls....... and left out the batteries.

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jack234 12/30/08 - 11:07 am
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If Obama is moving more to

If Obama is moving more to the center or the right, that should only please those on the right. This would make everyone happy and give Rush less to complain about. He could go out of business. What would the call-in "ditto heads" do with their time then?

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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 11:10 am
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You guys better call

You guys better call Geppetto, Pinochio ain't dancing to the strings no more. Jimminy Crickets!

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 11:14 am
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Could it be because Carl Rowe

Could it be because Carl Rowe isn't working the stings anymore?
HELLO! HELLO!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 12/30/08 - 11:18 am
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Jack#, Blago will keep the

Jack#, Blago will keep the Ditto heads and Rush flooded with material long enough for the Obam to Goose step his way into the script. Who knows, he might make "Blago: The sequel".

jack234
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jack234 12/30/08 - 11:23 am
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Ye of little faith. HELLO!

Ye of little faith. HELLO! HELLO!

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mommie2 12/30/08 - 11:24 am
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I wonder if that is the same

I wonder if that is the same Ms. Sistrunk that taught at ARC. because if it is....she was one mean teacher but a very good one. I learned alot from her and had (still have) alot of respect for her.

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kiddspur 12/30/08 - 11:24 am
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PTHS and DD you guys are

PTHS and DD you guys are still young, wait until someone who you did a wedding for like I have, has kids and now their kids are calling me and telling me they are having young ones, making the first couple the grandparents. It is still nice to hear from them, at least they remembered who I was (lol).

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hossiv 12/30/08 - 11:29 am
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Anyone catch Caroline

Anyone catch Caroline Kennedy's question and answers with the press two days ago. She dropped 14 "you knows" in 50 seconds. Not to mention, the none of the other words she was saying made any sense at all. What a joke! Yeah shes qualified!

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inkpup 12/30/08 - 11:30 am
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Obama has a long way to go to

Obama has a long way to go to earn anyone's faith. I do see his SIDEWAYS movement as a GOOD sign though. That's called giving cred where it be due. hello hello

inkpup
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inkpup 12/30/08 - 11:31 am
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Got Kennedy in her name don't

Got Kennedy in her name don't she?

I_Wear_Lipstick_2
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I_Wear_Lipstick_2 12/30/08 - 11:32 am
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New York isn't expecting much

New York isn't expecting much from a Senator....she would be replacing Hilary Clinton, remember?

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FallingLeaves 12/30/08 - 11:38 am
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lol

lol

lucki_ducki02
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lucki_ducki02 12/30/08 - 11:44 am
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now i know alot of people

now i know alot of people hate the jiffy lubes, but not all of them are bad! if anyone is in north augusta you should really go to the one off of martintown rd. they are very clean and hospitable! the guys that work there are always making you smile. dont let one bad jiffy lube experience ruin it for all the other good jiffy lubes! thanks to dave, kieth, jason, mike, and adam! thanks to all of you for all of your hard work and dedication!-jen

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