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ACCORDING TO the police report, former boxer Vernon Forrest, after being robbed, grabbed his gun, chased the assailants and fired. Regretfully, Forrest was killed. All this goes to show that you are not necessarily safer if you carry a gun for protection. In fact, you may be less safe.

A RANT TO THE LEADERS at Augusta State University and the Medical College of Georgia. It's a shame that employees of MCG and ASU have to read about our six unpaid days off in the news. Why are they letting the press know without giving us the details first? That's pretty low.

RANT TO WHITE congressmen: Judge Sonia Sotomayor theorized that a wise Latina woman would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life. When the majority of those white congressmen vote for her appointment to the Supreme Court, which appears likely, her theory will become fact.

WHY IS IT that now the Republicans talk about the national debt when George Bush was wasting taxpayers money like a drunken sailor as president?

I HAVE RETURNED to Harrisburg after having been away for six years. The 500 block of Tuttle Street looks beautiful. Those live oaks planted up Tuttle Street to Walton Way are a nice touch, too. Thank you, Butch Palmer.

RANT TO THE PERSONS who stole my wife's enclosed cargo trailer from behind her store in Surrey Center. This occurred about two weeks ago. It was well-secured with multiple locks on the hitch coupler. According to authorities, these thieves wrap a chain around the coupler and attach it to their vehicle, and drive away. It had been there more than four years. It also had a lot of store fixtures inside that she now has to replace. It is hard enough to run a small business today, let alone protect your property from people like this.

RAVE TO THE responsible parent who personally restricted her kids from driver's licenses until they reached 18. I wish more parents were that caring and concerned not only for their kids, but their neighbors and friends and others.

WHEN IS THE 45 MPH speed limit on Furys Ferry Road going to be extended beyond the Hardy McManus Road intersection? The 55 mph, which of course to drivers means it's OK to go 65 or 70, makes it suicide getting out of the many subdivisions. I have seen far too many close calls.

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anotherday
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anotherday 07/31/09 - 01:45 am
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I'm sorry your wife's

I'm sorry your wife's property was stolen but using a trailer as a storage unit is like saying "steal me!".

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 02:20 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!

Troubled1
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Troubled1 07/31/09 - 02:26 am
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morning all

morning all

Happy Camper 455
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Happy Camper 455 07/31/09 - 02:33 am
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Goooooooooooooooooooooood

Goooooooooooooooooooooood Morning Folks!!

Happy Camper 455
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Happy Camper 455 07/31/09 - 02:38 am
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ACCORDING TO the police

ACCORDING TO the police report, former boxer Vernon Forrest, after being robbed, grabbed his gun, chased the assailants and fired. Regretfully, Forrest was killed. All this goes to show that you are not necessarily safer if you carry a gun for protection. In fact, you may be less safe.........................................>>>>>>>>>So if Vernon had of killed his assailants and lived, what would you have said then....? He would have STILL been killed with NO chance to defend himself. What happened to him had NOTHING to do with HIS carrying a gun...ignoramus.

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kat30815 07/31/09 - 02:40 am
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has anyone seen PETA? they

has anyone seen PETA? they should be protesting the false imprisonment of that guy who got caught with the horse.

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 02:56 am
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And now...the two minute

And now...the two minute rundown.....Ranter#1 Anti-Gun advocate uses the cold-blooded murder of an armed man as a stump for gun control.....Ranter #2 Says times are tough and money is so tight that ASU and MCG have to use the media for an inter-office memo service.....just wait 'til Obama and Pelosi get through with Healtcare reform....#3 says a white male that lives the life of a wise Latino woman could be just as good at reaching conclusions....at least that's what it said to me...#4 says George Bush was a drunken sailor wasting taxpayer money while in the National Debt of the Republic...And I thought he was in the Air National Guard......#5 Says Thanks Butch Palmer for being a diamond of Harrisburg...Support HONG KONG Augusta.org ....Ranter #6 Says thieves drive up the cost of small business before Obama gets his chance.....Lucky #7...A rave for the mom who said, "Experience is a slow teacher".....And finally, an over-indulged close-call observer says Fury's Ferry is suicide out past Hardy-McManus....That's all for today folks. Y'all please remember to have a great day and be blessed. In parting, I'd like to encourage everyone to take advantage of Cash For Clunckers......':0)

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omnomnom 07/31/09 - 06:10 am
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lol tujeez, love your take on

lol tujeez, love your take on #6 rant!

JohnQPublic
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JohnQPublic 07/31/09 - 06:50 am
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Why doesn't the GOP want us

Why doesn't the GOP want us to have the same excellent health care that we GIVE them as Senators and Congressmen and women? What is wrong with that picture?

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 07:19 am
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Well sister, If you look at

Well sister, If you look at the 1000 page plan that Obama and Pelosi tried to RAM through congress, you'll NOT find the congressional healthcare plan in there either. Maybe it's not the GOP that's holding you down...

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 07:22 am
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I know that's what Obama

I know that's what Obama promised on the campaign trail but, it's NOT what he had his hand picked people author into his "original" plan. You know, the one he tried to RAM through congress...

omnomnom
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omnomnom 07/31/09 - 07:25 am
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Rep. Roy Blunt of Missouri

Rep. Roy Blunt of Missouri has introduced an amendment to the house health insurance reform bill that would require all elected federal officials (from he-who-must-not-be-named on down) use the government mandated option. It has almost no chance of passing, but hey, gotta give him props for trying.

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 07:30 am
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See Sister the GOP IS trying

See Sister the GOP IS trying to give you the same plan that the Senators and Congressmen have, but it's your party that'll probably shoot THAT ONE down.

omnomnom
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omnomnom 07/31/09 - 07:38 am
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Yessir, Mr./ Ms. Tujeez "one

Yessir, Mr./ Ms. Tujeez "one of the amendments i intend to offer is that every elected government official will have to take the government option.. if this is such a good deal for the american people it should be good for members of congress, the president and vice president" - Rep. Roy Blunt, (R) Missouri

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tlnvols 07/31/09 - 07:39 am
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To the rant about ASU & MCG

To the rant about ASU & MCG it is up to the school to decide if they will make people take unpaid days..They have other options, maybe you should think before you complain.

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sgachief 07/31/09 - 07:48 am
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the cars program is in

the cars program is in trouble, SnObama and his koolade drinking congress is also going to take care of all your health insurance needs. hahaha

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justthefacts 07/31/09 - 07:49 am
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SisterSledge must have a

SisterSledge must have a reading comprehension problem. No where in this bill are democrats trying to give anyone the same HC coverage that Congress enjoys. I wish these supporters would actually read the bill. You can like Obama and still disagree with this HC bill.

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 08:00 am
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jtf...she has migrated from

jtf...she has migrated from blaming Bush to the GOP, maybe next it'll be the DNC and then she'll be blaming Obama...It's a process, let's hope it moves along quickly....quicker than healthcare reform!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 08:04 am
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Thanks for the quote

Thanks for the quote Omnomnom. I'm of the male gender BTW.

_fullmetaljacket_
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_fullmetaljacket_ 07/31/09 - 08:27 am
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Unfortunately, sister is like

Unfortunately, sister is like so many obamniacs!!! Don't have a clue!

Lipstick_Mama
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Lipstick_Mama 07/31/09 - 08:44 am
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Good morning Tujeez!

Good morning Tujeez!

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 09:05 am
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Good Morning Lipstick Mama! I

Good Morning Lipstick Mama! I hope all is well with you and yours.

Lipstick_Mama
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Lipstick_Mama 07/31/09 - 09:09 am
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We're doing great! Just hit

We're doing great! Just hit my third trimester...so I can see the light at the end of the tunnel now! Best news - I'm big enough now to park in the "expecting" spots at the grocery store and not get nasty looks from others! Ha Ha - I'm starting to waddle, but it's all good...

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 07/31/09 - 09:13 am
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Fantastic! Just keep hanging

Fantastic! Just keep hanging in there. You'll be up to your armpits in highchair pilots before you know it.

Happy Camper 455
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Happy Camper 455 07/31/09 - 09:35 am
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Exercise is great for you.

Exercise is great for you. ESPECIALLY when you are preggars.

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 07/31/09 - 09:41 am
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I'm sure she's getting

I'm sure she's getting exercise and doesn't need to waddle back and forth a block, pushing a buggy, unloading buggy and loading car. The right kind of exercise is great for everyone ESPECIALLY when you aren't preggars.

akajenfer
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akajenfer 07/31/09 - 10:39 am
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lol consouth

lol consouth

Lipstick_Mama
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Lipstick_Mama 07/31/09 - 10:42 am
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Peace Lover, I'm an exercise

Peace Lover, I'm an exercise fanatic....but 7 months pregnant with twins makes doing the easiest of exercises very difficult. Just rolling out of bed in the morning is a workout! LOL

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Niko Mahs 07/31/09 - 10:52 am
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Tujeez, I am getting a little

Tujeez, I am getting a little worried about you. You are not getting enough sleep or rest. You're upset half the time, and with the swine flu coming, you might need some medical care. Get some sleep tonight. Stay off the forum for awhile and see if you feel any better.

Happy Camper 455
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Happy Camper 455 07/31/09 - 10:52 am
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I feel ya Lipstick! My first

I feel ya Lipstick! My first weighed 10lbs 3oz

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