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WHY IS THE ATLANTA Arts Festival in Piedmont Park FREE? Or worded another way, why does AUGUSTA get away with charging $7 for ARTS IN THE HEART?

THE LIBERAL MEDIA appears to be in a pickle to find news that will distract people from Obama’s failures.

WHY IS IT THAT the RCBOE only mentions the south Augusta schools on the website? What about Warren Road Elementary, Lake Forest Elementary, CT Walker, Davidson, and AR Johnson? We have made accomplishments.

RANT TO AUGUSTA Water Works who charged my little old mom 14,000 gallons of water for the past two months. The house has been sold and vacant since mid July and the water was turned off a few weeks ago. I called them a year or so back about over charging with no cooperation. Shame on you for stealing from an 80-year-old.

LOOKS LIKE a special contract was created between the city of Augusta and the Forest Hills Golf Course. For a mere $143 per month, the course has an unlimited supply of city water. Before the ink was dry on this contract, one “crack reporter” should have been investigating it.

AUGUSTA NEEDS more competent leaders in our local government like Alvin Mason, who is willing to expose deception and mismanagement of government funds.

IT’S BEEN GALLING to find out that no one from Traffic and Engineering, or whatever department is in charge of the roads closures now, gave word to the Mobility/Augusta Public Transit of the closure of parts of Broad Street. They have to have time to plan out which alternate routes for the buses that usually travel on those closed roads. For years, that had been a problem. I’ve tried telling the bus company in advance as soon as I hear about such road closures and have even called them at the sites of car accidents to let the drivers know. In the past, the office staff seemed to ignore what I say and then the drivers are delayed trying to back out or become trapped for a while due to lack of room to back up from a closed road. People, get your act together.

SAXBY CHAMBLISS says his plan will give government more revenue. Alas, giving government more to spend just gives them more ammunition with which to shoot down freedom. Get rid of Saxby, and of Isakson.

A SUPPORTER OF Obama writes The Chronicle that its “opinions need more balance.” That’s standard socialistic lingo. A paper’s opinions need to be just the TRUTH. You can’t “balance it with other than the truth, i.e., with LIES.

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT says the grand fraud by Solyndra is under investigation by the FBI. Who controls the FBI? Attorney General Holder. And who controls Holder? Obama.

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fatboyhog
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fatboyhog 09/25/11 - 09:08 pm
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Is the first ranter serious?

Is the first ranter serious? Must be used to getting everything free.

Techfan
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Techfan 09/26/11 - 06:57 am
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Next to last ranter: That's

Next to last ranter: That's the problem with the right wing. They can't tell the difference bewtween a fact and an opinion. Simplified for the ranter: Opinion=subjective, fact=objective. (My opinion is LSU is the best team in football vs The fact is LSU won the BCS championship game). What is on the opinion page is just that, opinion. The news pages should be fact. What Limbaugh says is his opinion, not fact. Hopefully, one day his listeners will be able to tell the difference.

Techfan
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Techfan 09/26/11 - 07:06 am
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Most large cities hold very

Most large cities hold very large music and arts festivals that are free. They make up some of the money by vendor fees, and some by selling food, t-shirts, and other souvenirs. They also have sponsors to offset some of the costs. The rest is a right off (or sponsorship from the tourism board of the city) to draw crowds to hotels, restaurants, shops, etc. I don't see Arts in the Heart to be that big of a tourist draw, other than folks who are within driving distance stopping by for a few hours.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/26/11 - 07:47 am
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Well the President is trying

Well the President is trying to rev up his base...
The Saudi women will get some voting rights..
We didn't get slammed by the satellite..
H Cain blasted Morgan Freeman about the Tea Party statement
Congress races to avoid shutdown
Nacy Grace is still dancing on DWTS
Gas may drop below $3.00...

Now---you are all caught up on the IMPORTANT news..
Good am CSRA!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/26/11 - 09:52 am
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Bulletin-Bulletin.. Nancy

Bulletin-Bulletin..
Nancy Grace has lost 10 pounds since DWTS started..
(I bet that is the real reason she went on the show):)

allhans
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allhans 09/26/11 - 10:05 am
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Lasr rant# Didn't you hear

Lasr rant# Didn't you hear Obama say to stop your whining, take off your bedroom slippers and fall in line?

Don't question what he does, that would be whining. :D

FalseHopeLooseChange
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FalseHopeLooseChange 09/26/11 - 12:38 pm
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Take off your bed room

Take off your bed room slippers and lose 10 pounds.

Vote for Obama in 2012 and keep the oceans lowered, gas prices below $3.00, and interest rates on homes even lower. To bad 46 million people living in poverty can no longer afford their homes, nor the gas to get to the ocean to see if Obama really lowered the oceans as he promised to do.

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southern2 09/26/11 - 01:58 pm
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"Get rid of Saxby, and of

"Get rid of Saxby, and of Isakson." I'll vote for that! They are moderates at best. If Herman Cain falls short of the WH I would love to see him in one of these seats.

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hockeymann 09/26/11 - 03:25 pm
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Looked like record crowds.

Looked like record crowds. Most vendors sold out & restocked. The $7
must not have hurt things very much. Maybe the Piedmont Park thing wasn't as good(?)

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