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THIS IS A BIG RAVE for Matt Aitken and Lori Davis for trying to do something about these slumlords. Some of these properties they rent out should be condemned and torn down. They are not only an eyesore, they are fire traps.

I CAN'T BELIEVE that Americans aren't enraged by the steady increase in gas prices since Thanksgiving. Regular unleaded is almost up to $3 in some places. People are still losing jobs as well as homes but the oil cartel and oil companies don't care as long they can line bigger pockets. We are probably going to get back to the post-Katrina prices the way things are going and the price for the gulf oil spill will be added in, too. They have been waiting to hit us with that.

CUSTOMER SERVICE is at an all-time low in this area at fast-food and retail establishments. Don't get me wrong: there are some wonderful hardworking people out there who let you know that they appreciate your business and go out of their way to offer help, but then there are those that seem to think that they are doing you a huge favor by even waiting on you.

IN RESPONSE TO THE Rant towards Wells Fargo calling in to make a change on their credit card. We pride ourselves in providing the utmost in customer service along with preventing fraud/identity theft, etc. When you "call" into a branch, we are very limited as to what we can do for you over the phone since we cannot see you to identify you; therefore you would have been referred to our 800 number. ... I apologize for your long wait on the phone, but customers who come into the bank appreciate their uninterrupted meetings with a banker.

THIS IS A RAVE to Olive Garden on Washington Road. Thank you for such a wonderful dining experience. We came in with a party of 30 on Saturday afternoon and were seated within an hour. The staff did an amazing job, and the food was terrific.

RANTS TO THE PARENTS and kids at Mellow Mushroom in Evans on Friday night. My spouse and I packed up and left early because your kids, behaving badly, caused such a commotion. And you, as parents, did nothing to instruct them on how to act properly in a public place. Shame on all of you; nobody wants to see your children running around the restaurant, opening the hostess's cabinet doors and whining for coloring sheets.

AS A REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR to the Golden Harvest Food Bank, I think the 100 pounds of food that they're giving to the Graham family, there's probably somebody else out there that needs it more than them after all they just received.

There are so many people in the area who are about to lose their homes or struggling to make ends meet. People of the area, please, help your neighbors and your family and friends who you know need help.

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bettyboop
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bettyboop 12/15/10 - 06:34 am
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Another example of the

Another example of the "religion of peace".....I just wanted that poor woman to grap that whip and beat the Holy carp out of those knuckling dragging sorry excuses for human men.

Goaliemom1987
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Goaliemom1987 12/15/10 - 07:13 am
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To the person who put the

To the person who put the rant in about the kids at the restaurant,those parents don't care. If they act like that out in public you should see how these kids act in school....They can never do NO wrong just ask their parents, not my baby! Wait till they grow up!

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/15/10 - 08:13 am
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Yep, President Obama should

Yep, President Obama should do something about the gas prices.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/15/10 - 08:15 am
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Maybe if you had called early

Maybe if you had called early and reserved the banquet room you would have been seated immediately. Just a thought.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/15/10 - 08:17 am
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Good morning Betty, we miss

Good morning Betty, we miss you at the other place.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 08:25 am
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Thank you betty for putting

Thank you betty for putting that video on here.....woman beaten in public sometimes for WHAT THEY WEAR!!---
Thank a soldier-a vet- or this crap could happen here....makes me sick to think this happens.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 08:35 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 08:26 am
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The people standing around

The people standing around aren't men...they are jerks.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 08:34 am
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Gas prices going up...almost

Gas prices going up...almost $3 a gallon---Power bill going up about $15 a month on all---geeez .......ya gotta have it--will social security go up-will retirement checks go up......nope.
Try to be kind to a senior today. :)

CleveL
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CleveL 12/15/10 - 08:44 am
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President Obama could

President Obama could instantly lower gas prices by signing an Executive Order to lift the ban on offshore exploration and drilling.

usafvet
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usafvet 12/15/10 - 09:18 am
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dumbobama is much more

dumbobama is much more dedicated to pleasing the muslim countries than the welfare of the United States. As far as the gas prices go, why not. Look around and see the numbers driving every day like gas was 30 cents a gallon, and shopping as if gifts are included in their WIC supplements. You would never know that we are in a recession. And the biggest percentage of those are the ones screaming poverty.

bettyboop
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bettyboop 12/15/10 - 09:19 am
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Good morning RK and

Good morning RK and seenit......I'll popover to the other pace and say hello:).it's nice to be missed............

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 09:31 am
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sweet son...You are right the

sweet son...You are right the USA is not what it used to be....& yes it does seem like Gone With The Wind.......hopefully the tide will change somewhat next year...& then again with the next election........one day we will learn you can't give another person a good life..They will have to work for it----as the saying goes .....give a man a fish & he will eat for that day...teach him to fish & he will eat many days.

augustarookie
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augustarookie 12/15/10 - 10:09 am
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Onethingreal
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Onethingreal 12/15/10 - 10:35 am
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* President Obama has as much

* President Obama has as much control over gas prices as you do.
* Reopen off-shore drilling and exploration before proven safe? Paging BP!
* Gas prices are affected by consumption...Hello China, trying to go American?! How dare ye??
* How soon we forget the days in America when it was legal to beat your wife with a stick, so long as it was no thicker than your thumb, and assuming of course that she had it coming.
* Ah, the Good Ol Days in the US of A - it wasn't always better and it's not always worse. Perspective...can we get some please?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/15/10 - 10:38 am
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happychimer
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happychimer 12/15/10 - 11:30 am
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I know someone who lets their

I know someone who lets their child run and play in restaurants. When the child's father tries to make her behave, the child's mother puts a stop to that. She says her daughter is just a child and to stop picking on her.Wait till she grows up. They will have trouble then.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/15/10 - 11:40 am
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Obama also has as much

Obama also has as much control over gas prices as Bush did. Where are all the ones that were bashing Bush for gas prices???

happychimer
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happychimer 12/15/10 - 01:42 pm
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Check out what is WIC. It

Check out what is WIC. It does not feed a child or pregnant and nursing mothers. It supplements. It also ends when the child turns 4 yrs old. Many who make too much money to get EBT, do qualify for WIC.

ZenoElia
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ZenoElia 12/15/10 - 03:48 pm
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Onethingreal...ah, the

Onethingreal...ah, the ancient 'rule of thumb'...what other goodies have we forgotten that we should remember?

bettyboop
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bettyboop 12/15/10 - 05:53 pm
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the difference onthing is

the difference onthing is civilized societies and religions NO LONGER permit such barbaric and animal like behavior....only backward and ignorant hatemongering people and Countries and religions do.

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tcowan13 12/15/10 - 11:19 pm
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Please Everyone.We are all

Please Everyone.We are all family regardless of all things.Please Help your friends and your Neighbors to have a very nice Holiday Season.Remember those that need things for the Holiday Season.Give everyone you meet a Smile and a wish them Happy Holidays.I say, may everyone have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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