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HERE WE GO AGAIN. We are driving less with smaller, fuel-efficient cars, so Congress needs to raise gasoline taxes. Duh. They never thought about cutting spending to match revenue.

I'M SORRY no one in Augusta knows what "slower traffic keep right" means. On top of that, when they are in the left lane illegally they like to slam on the brakes if you are trying to get by. These people are a hazard that is almost as bad as DUI. I think you can win a Georgia driver's license on those scratch-off lottery tickets.

YOU DRIVE a big truck or SUV and you're accused of having too much testosterone; you drive what Chevbama is pushing and you'll fuel it with testosterone, as no self-respecting man could drive one. I'm sure the NPR parking lot will be full of 'em, though.

IT IS ALWAYS NICE to see a positive comment. If anyone found a wallet at the Evans theater on Sunday night, please turn it in to the manager there or drop it in the person's mailbox. Keep the little bit of money, but please return the boy's keepsakes that were in there.

OBAMA'S HANDLERS have become expert at manipulating people via the Internet. For every issue possible, he's already got a Web site and an "org" with a patriotic-sounding, but super vague, name to con the public. A good example is: Health Care For America Now, which says: "Join President Obama and Health Care for America Now in the fight for quality, affordable health care for all."

GENERAL MOTORS explained: 1959 General Motors Corp. -- the auto-making leader of the world. 1989 General Motors Corp. -- got a mechanic coming. 2009 Government Motors Co. -- Big O the mechanic arrived, demoted the general to private first class and placed a second lieutenant in charge.

WHAT'S THE POINT of building a beautiful TEE center here? Fix the roads first! No one likes driving on these bad roads here in Augusta.

I WANT TO comment to the person that is so hung up on the trip that President Obama and his wife took to New York. Had we paid this much attention to the past administration, this president would not have so many eyes on him. Instead of finding so much fault in the things the president does, we need to get behind him. Stop bashing our president.

RANT TO THE inconsiderate individuals who think it's better to attempt to drive around the new road humps on Sugarcreek Drive instead of driving over them. You're ruining the grass. How would you like it if someone drove in your yard and ruined the grass? Those humps aren't that high. Had you not been driving in excess of 60 mph every day perhaps there would have been no need to put them in.

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TroubIe 06/06/09 - 01:50 am
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w00t, first post.....woo

w00t, first post.....woo hoo.....morning all

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brianw 06/06/09 - 02:32 am
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Rant#2 - 1. The speed limit

Rant#2 - 1. The speed limit is 55 for the left and right lane. 2. There is no such thing as being in the left illegally. 3. Stop tail-gating (TAILGATING IS ILLEGAL.) and you will not get brake checked. MORONS like you put the rest of us on the highway in danger with reckless driving habits. Ranter#1 You are absolutely correct. So much for lower taxes for the middle class.

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Asitisinaug 06/06/09 - 03:06 am
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President Obama deserves the

President Obama deserves the same respect that President Bush received. Therefore....Bash Away!!! It should be noted though that the first 6 years of the Bush administration was supported by many and for all we were going through we were doing very well. On the 6th year we were blessed with a democratic controlled Congress and after creating the Fannie Mae disaster as well as many others, we got Savior Obama elected and now this country is really drowning in debt while drastically cutting military funding but giving more and more to those who do absolutely nothing positive for this country or even have a clue what personal responsibility or acountability is.

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RocknRoll 06/06/09 - 03:36 am
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Good morning everybody ! Have

Good morning everybody ! Have a great day ! Hey Trouble , Hey Nammy! and Tujeez ! wOOt !!!!!

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csrareader 06/06/09 - 05:25 am
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Sugarcreek resident, the

Sugarcreek resident, the roadway belongs to the County, not you. It's not part of your yard - that's why the County mows the grass. As for the speed humps, if the County knew how to install them correctly, it would not be a problem. When you can't travel over them at 15mph without damaging your car, that's just a bad job of installation. The speed humps have ruined the neighborhood and resale values of homes. Another botched job by Columbia County Road Engineers...

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1941 06/06/09 - 05:59 am
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How many times do the

How many times do the president have to tell you knuckleheads, that if you like your insurance,or if you have insurance, keep it? The healthcare insurance is for those that do not have insurance! I have BC/BS and the medicare from social security, that cost me ninety -eight dollars a month.My husband pays two hundred sixty dollars monthly for bc/bs, so the healthcare plan does not concern us, we will keep what we have!!!!

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user 06/06/09 - 06:07 am
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Brian W, you are correct, the

Brian W, you are correct, the speed limit is the same for both lanes of traffic. However, you are incorrect in your thinking that you have the right to determine whether another driver is exceeding that speed limit. The speedometer on your car may be inaccurate. That is why law enforcement officers must use a certified speedometer to issue tickets. Driving in the left lane can be considered impeding the flow of traffic, a traffic violation. Also, so called “brake checking” could be considered reckless driving. A driver who impedes the flow of traffic by driving in the left lane then “brake checks” another driver who they think is exceeding the speed limit, results in there being two idiot drivers on the road and doubles the chances for an accident. Therefore, such behavior is as illegal as speed and just as dangerous, if not more so, than someone who MAY be driving is excess of the posted speed limit.

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canyouhearme 06/06/09 - 06:22 am
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1941, are you that ignorant

1941, are you that ignorant of fact? Who do you think is goinig to fund the healthcare for the uninsured??? Your massa, Obama, out of his pocket. If you pay taxes--you will be paying for it. Fairly simple, or is it, for you?

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DRAMAMAMA 06/06/09 - 07:01 am
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I just wish people would let

I just wish people would let him (Obama) screw up first before judging him.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 07:05 am
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Speaking out against the

Speaking out against the policy's of this administration is not bashing is called freedom of speech. This president does not even understand the basics of economics. Obama practices Marxism he has took control of the GM and has a czars over our financial industry. Obama is a wrecking ball to capitalism. Even the Dictators like Hugo Chavez compliments his efforts.

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canyouhearme 06/06/09 - 07:07 am
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Drama, uh, where have you

Drama, uh, where have you been--he has allready!!!!

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 07:17 am
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Canyou.... Ignorant people

Canyou.... Ignorant people can't understand ignorant acts....

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 08:25 am
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The basic economic model of

The basic economic model of low interest rates + increased government spending = high inflation. The increase investments in the commodities markets represents investors speculating that the U.S. dollar will not be as valuable in the future(Inflation). The low dollar value is due to heavy borrowing by the U.S government (Obama's Bailouts and stimulus packages) has led to a high debt/GDP ratio which has resulted in other nations to hold less reserves in the US dollar, which means less demand for the Dollar. Obama has gambled with the tax payers money, his increased spending is based on his predictions of the future GDP and tax revenues. If the economy does not meet his expectations he will have to raise taxes and interest rates. Which means the people have less money to spend, and will not be able to afford credit.

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convertedsoutherner 06/06/09 - 08:26 am
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prezbho tells others they

prezbho tells others they can't use private jets, can't take trips *** (because of the economy) *** He has a date night last friday to New York that uses 5 planes. This Friday he and the family --- are enjoying Paris. When do the blind and gullible finally open their eyes? Their only comment is - Bush did it. What a pitiful excuse/ defense of the most tax and spend prezbho and clan, ever to be in office. They won't/can't even see what's happening to our great country and won't even realize it when it affects them.

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convertedsoutherner 06/06/09 - 08:33 am
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If our enemies want to ruin

If our enemies want to ruin our great country, they better hurry because prezbho/biden and clan are going to beat them to it.

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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 08:34 am
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The Federal Reserve Chairmen

The Federal Reserve Chairmen Ben Bernake's testimony to congress was the the US can no longer afford to Barrow more money. In other words we have a bad credit rating to other nations in global economy. The Chinese also laughed at Treasury Secretary Geithner, when he said your money is safe. That was a economic embarrassment to this country to have the Chinese laugh at our economic policies. nosmokeandmirrors on Sat Jun 6, 2009 9:06 AM Your post is ignorant, maybe you should read the international economic news and enlighten yourself. The global economist are laughing at our gambling economic policies.

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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 08:36 am
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Smokeandmirros maybe you

Smokeandmirros maybe you should take a high school economic refresher course, before showing your ignorance.

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TELLITLIKEITIS1 06/06/09 - 09:17 am
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I see the Grumpy Old Men are

I see the Grumpy Old Men are back at it again! Top of the morning CS and MILTON!

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 06/06/09 - 09:22 am
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telli... glad to see the

telli... glad to see the incompetent is back at it again! Your ramblings are appreciated, just to show how dims are only able to contribute rhetoric with absolutely no substance. Thank you.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 09:24 am
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I am not old yet,and Good

I am not old yet,and Good Morning Telli

LadyCisback
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LadyCisback 06/06/09 - 09:40 am
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soap anyone!!

soap anyone!!

God save America
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God save America 06/06/09 - 10:09 am
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hussein obama has spent more

hussein obama has spent more money than all the presidents before him. the gov. was not broke when hussein took office. the person who thinks that their ins. will not be effected by the gov. taking over health care better wake up. check the care people get in europe and canada. the gov. will be telling you what doc. to go to and what test you need and when you will get it. the gov. will have your health records and the older you get the less care you will receive and anybody else who needs to go a lot to a doctor will not be allowed. hussein obama lied when he was running for pres. and he is still telling lies . obama is out campaigning for another 4 years to bring te USA to it's knees . every time he gets on the the plane it cost more money so if the gov. is broke where is the money for these trips comming from. he needs to stay in washington and try to fix what's going on. why do you people still blame Bush for everything thats going on. Bush had a war going on and keeping us safe and he still didn't spend the amount of money hessein obama has and will spend.

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God save America 06/06/09 - 10:09 am
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hussein obama has spent more

hussein obama has spent more money than all the presidents before him. the gov. was not broke when hussein took office. the person who thinks that their ins. will not be effected by the gov. taking over health care better wake up. check the care people get in europe and canada. the gov. will be telling you what doc. to go to and what test you need and when you will get it. the gov. will have your health records and the older you get the less care you will receive and anybody else who needs to go a lot to a doctor will not be allowed. hussein obama lied when he was running for pres. and he is still telling lies . obama is out campaigning for another 4 years to bring te USA to it's knees . every time he gets on the the plane it cost more money so if the gov. is broke where is the money for these trips comming from. he needs to stay in washington and try to fix what's going on. why do you people still blame Bush for everything thats going on. Bush had a war going on and keeping us safe and he still didn't spend the amount of money hessein obama has and will spend.

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jack 06/06/09 - 10:12 am
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I WANT TO comment to the

I WANT TO comment to the person that is so hung up on the trip that President Obama and his wife took to New York. Had we paid this much attention to the past administration, this president would not have so many eyes on him. Instead of finding so much fault in the things the president does, we need to get behind him. Stop bashing our president.....This is hilarious after 8 years of fault finding by the left (and no doubt this idiot) with President Bush, even after his leaving office.

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jack 06/06/09 - 10:18 am
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1941, when the government

1941, when the government (BimbObama) says we are out of money, who do you think isgoing to pay for his national health insurance program? If you said we who work and make a living and have health insurance, you get the brass ring.

jack
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jack 06/06/09 - 10:19 am
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G'Day to all you lovely birds

G'Day to all you lovely birds and ctusty ole blokes. Nice rain storm we had last night.

jack
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jack 06/06/09 - 10:21 am
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I just wish people would let

I just wish people would let him (Obama) screw up first before judging him.
Posted by DRAMAMAMA on Sat Jun 6, 2009 8:01 AM....Hell, mama, he's been on a roll screwing up for the past five months.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 06/06/09 - 10:23 am
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Same hypocritical liberal

Same hypocritical liberal post, where are the anti-war post from 1 year ago? What about the anit- torture post from two weeks ago? You liberals have no foundation you just follow what the populist tell you do follow. How do you live your life with no truth or substance?

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God save America 06/06/09 - 10:26 am
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to ? if the legal speed

to ? if the legal speed limit is 50,60 ,70 then cars don't need to go 90 mph . as long as you are doing the speed limit i think you can use either lane. you people who come up behind me and talegate and flash your lights i will not move over for a few miles then i move over.

jack
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jack 06/06/09 - 10:27 am
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Nosmoke, I believe Milton is

Nosmoke, I believe Milton is a little confused about socialism. The term fascism is more appropriate in that the state owns private industy, banks, etc. and dictates what a private company can pay its employees. My son lived in and worked in communist Romania. He KNOWS what that type government does and BimbObama and the DIMs are following that model, so what do YOU call it? Certanly not a Democratic Republic.

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