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A RANT to the right: For decades we heard "Love it or leave it" from y'all, and now you don't like hearing it come back on you. Well, ain't that just a real pity? Something else for you to cry and whine about.

AUGUSTA HOUSING officials plan to pour $2.4 million more in tax money down the rat hole they call "investment" to "revamp neighborhoods." Government "investments" never work, and they won't work here. The only thing that'll work is private investment. And if government would get off its bottom and enforce laws, private enterprise would move into lousy neighborhoods, build them up again, make a profit, and everybody would be happy.

THE GEORGIA Supreme Court granted a new trial to Tom Edwin Chumley, a man who made two uncoerced confessions that he shot his own mama to death. The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that the trial judge should have withheld some facts from the jury, i.e., the facts that both confessions were voluntary. As long as Georgia's Supreme Court sticks with these insane decisions, we can all prepare to have our freedom gone and soon.

WHEN I MOVED to North Augusta, it was a nice small town. Now it wants to pretend it is Charleston. It needs to put more money into the schools instead of attempting to build a false image based on greed.

IT'S SAD ENOUGH that Michael Jackson fans worship the poor schlep, but why must the media cover things like those pathetic fans hauling caskets filled with junk from other fans to graveyards and burying the junk as if the junk were dead people? Society is really sick.

BOTH DEMOCRATS and Republicans claim we need to fix health care. Then they play a game where they pretend to disagree on how to fix it. What a con they're playing. The only fix U.S. medical care needs is for government to get completely out of the business.

THIS IS TO the individual who wrote in about people on Section 8. Not everyone on Section 8 behaves like your neighbor. You just alienated everyone on Section 8 making it sound like that is how everyone on Section 8 behaves. How dare you stereotype people like that. Section 8 has nothing to do with how kids behave. I have seen juvenile criminals from all economic backgrounds. If you have an issue with that person, take it up with him or a neighborhood association.

TO THOSE OF YOU commenting about tattoos being trashy: Why do we continue to judge by what we see with our physical eyes? Please, before you pass judgment, get to know the person. You might be blessed with a wonderful friend. I do not have tattoos or piercings, but I have some wonderful friends who do.

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HillGuy
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HillGuy 07/23/09 - 01:37 am
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And the tramp stamp rants

And the tramp stamp rants make their triumphant return... woo hoo!

omnomnom
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omnomnom 07/23/09 - 06:19 am
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CRCT retest

CRCT retest

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/23/09 - 06:20 am
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Good Morning To All Of The

Good Morning To All Of The Gang, radiatingtatas, Nammy!, RocknRoll, KSL, Trouble, Rolling Eyes, PatriciaThomas, Nwr81, ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts, Kiddspur, I4PUTT, goBAMA09 ROLLTIDE, Fire n Ice, Baroness, jack, *ladyjanegrey, GnipGnop, Lipstick Mama, andywarhol, SargentMidTown, Bailmeout2, areyoukiddingme, Dukedirtbag, SIGHER, christian 134, corgimom, Converted Southerner, 44mag, APiratesLife4Me, Reality and Grasshopper! NOW, All Of You, Have A Good Day!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 07/23/09 - 06:33 am
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Don't mess with my Toot Toot!

Don't mess with my Toot Toot!

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:47 am
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If George W. Bush had been so

If George W. Bush had been so Spanish illiterate as to refer to “Cinco de Cuatro” in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was the fourth of May (Cuatro de Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried again, would Obama supporters have winced in embarrassment?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:48 am
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If George W. Bush’s

If George W. Bush’s administration had okayed Air Force One flying low over millions of pe ople followed by a jet fighter in downtown Manhattan causing widespread panic, would you have wondered whether they actually “get” what happened on 9-11?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:48 am
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If George W. Bush had burned

If George W. Bush had burned 9,000 gallons of jet fuel to go plant a single tree on “Earth Day”, would you have concluded he’s a hypocrite?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:48 am
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If George W. Bush had failed

If George W. Bush had failed to send relief aid to flood victims throughout the Midwest with more people killed or made homeless than in New Orleans , would you want it made into a major ongoing political issue with claims of racism and incompetence?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:49 am
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If George W. Bush had ordered

If George W. Bush had ordered the firing of the CEO of a major corporation, even though he had no constitutional authority to do so, would you have approved?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:49 am
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If George W. Bush had

If George W. Bush had proposed to double the national debt, which had taken more than two centuries to accumulate, in one year, would you have
approved?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:50 am
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If George W.. Bush had then

If George W.. Bush had then proposed to double the debt again within 10 years, would you have approved?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:50 am
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If George W. Bush had reduced

If George W. Bush had reduced your retirement plan’s holdings of GM stock by 90% and given the unions a majority stake in GM, would you have approved?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:50 am
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If George W. Bush had spent

If George W. Bush had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to take Laura Bush to a play in NYC, would you have approved ?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:51 am
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If George W. Bush had filled

If George W. Bush had filled his cabinet and circle of advisers with people who cannot seem to keep current on their income taxes, would you have approved?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:52 am
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If George W. Bush had visited

If George W. Bush had visited Austria and made reference to the non-existent "Austrian language," would you have brushed it off as a minor slip?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:52 am
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If George W. Bush had given

If George W. Bush had given Gordon Brown a set of inexpensive and incorrectly formatted DVDs, when Gordon Brown had given him a thoughtful and historically significant gift, would you have approved? If George W. Bush had given the Queen of England an iPod containing videos of his speeches, would you have thought this embarrassingly narcissistic and tacky?

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/23/09 - 06:53 am
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So, tell me again, what is it

So, tell me again, what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and impressive? Can't think of anything? Don't worry. He's done all this in 6 months -- so you'll have three years and six months to come up with an answer.

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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:03 am
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Good morning to all the gang

Good morning to all the gang that support President Obama's attempt to revise our health system. Last night he cleared up a lot of questions about how it will work. We are not Canada, we are the USA where everything is possible. PT really had a bad day yesterday - he had about 5 posts removed because of a lot of hateful racists remarks. He has reached a breaking point. Hate can eat you up. And there is no reason for it. He needs to just get aboard and give the new president a chance as he is working very hard. Cut off Rush and Hannity still talking about jeremiah Wright and Ayers in the year 2009. This is a new day for us all and we should be grateful to president Obama for keeping us safe. There were three attacks under GW's watch. Thank you Mr. President Obama. HELLO! HELLO!

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Troubled1 07/23/09 - 07:05 am
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morning all.......feel better

morning all.......feel better ot????? i know i do....lol

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Troubled1 07/23/09 - 07:08 am
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to the first rant, when we

to the first rant, when we said "love it or leave it" we meant the country, when you say love it or leave it, you mean the worship you have for the president, we still love our country, and you still obviously do not, or you would not blindly follow the idiot in charge while he sends our country to hell.........

jack234
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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:12 am
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Overburden seems to really be

Overburden seems to really be overburden this morning. We were overburden for 8 years but many of us remained silent and gave the president a chance to screw up which he took advantage of. But, we only critized after he screwed up, not before. Hello! HELLO!

jack234
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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:13 am
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We are grateful that we are a

We are grateful that we are a nation of check and balances where no one person can send the nation anywhere. HELLO! HELLO!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 07/23/09 - 07:16 am
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The IQ certainly dropped in

The IQ certainly dropped in here this morning!

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xanadu 07/23/09 - 07:22 am
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To ranter #1: Golly, another

To ranter #1: Golly, another thought-provoking, mind-boggling thought from the left! How original! How long did it take you to come up with that one?
To ranter #6: you are absolutely correct, sir/madam. The government has NO BUSINESS interfering with health care in the U.S. Lawyers shouldn't try being medical folks, that's all there is to it.
To ranter #7: We have several Section 8 homes in our neighborhood now, when we didn't used to have any. Now we look like a neighborhood that used to be nice but have Section 8 homes in it now.
To ranter #8: You're right. Never judge a book by its cover. That nice, prim, church-going lady next to you in line at the Walmart just might be a psychotic serial husband-killer, while the tattooed, pierced, shaved man in front of you is a millionaire who gives lots of his money away to charities.

jack234
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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:23 am
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Don't worry

Don't worry coldboiledbeerpeanuts: There is no minimum I.Q. required. HELLO! HELLO!

sgachief
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sgachief 07/23/09 - 07:23 am
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all SnObama cleared up last

all SnObama cleared up last night is that he and his cronies are brilliant liars. saw his spokesman axelrod this am on tv, dumber than dirt.

jack234
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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:24 am
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Doesn't a section 8 home look

Doesn't a section 8 home look like any other home? HELLO! HELLO! (good sentence structure- You get the point)

jack234
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jack234 07/23/09 - 07:26 am
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We all can agree that he is

We all can agree that he is brilliant. After 8 years, that will take some getting use to. HELLO! HELLO! HELLO!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/23/09 - 07:28 am
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And now...the two minute run

And now...the two minute run down...Another whine from a government processed cheese-head...Was it a greedy horse that said...Go West young man, there's gold in them thar shills...maybe it was a slumlord millionaire....Maybe what the Georgia Supreme Court said was...this judge isn't fit to sit the bench, or maybe they said average citizens aren't intelligent enough to serve as jurors....maybe they killed two birds with one stone...Ranter cites Charleston's poor schools and false image based on greed as why they moved to North Augusta...A mensa hopeful has observed our society through the media and concluded that our society is sick...Ranter says government is not a cure all pill for the ills of the health care industry....Alien says ranter's opinion made him what he is today and adds that most aliens abide by neighborhood association rules...Beholder says, don't trust your eyes... beauty is more than skin deep...

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/23/09 - 07:38 am
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Jack#...we all can agree that

Jack#...we all can agree that he is polished, they darn near polished the color off him....must have been that caucasion wax they used...

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