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REGARDING DR. AZZIZ’S editorial, he says most people didn’t recognize the name MCG. Now that it’s changed, no one is going to recognize it, not even those few who knew it before. Now who’s hiding the giant?

WHY IS IT THAT GEORGIA has a curfew and you can sit and watch children being left at the skating rinks until midnight? Who is supposed to be watching them? I have seen children under 14 being left by themselves. Rich­mond County should ticket all parents when they pick them up at midnight if the child is under 17. You might even get a couple of DUIs when handing out the tickets. No child needs to be out ‘til midnight.

JUST AS WE WARNED when they were forcing that Woodlawn Church day care into our nice, quiet neighborhood, traffic is a nightmare. They speed down Milledge Road every day, running stop signs and creating a dangerous situation. At the very least, the police should stop them from making the illegal left turn off Walton Way, which they do constantly every morning and afternoon. Thanks a lot, Woodlawn, we’re glad you’re making so much money at our expense.

I WILL VOTE NO on all tax increases, especially the TSPLOST. One of the few things government should be doing is maintaining the roads. Instead they spend our tax dollars on everything else and poor mouth when we need road improvements. Don’t even get me started on the Berckmans Road “realignment.”

ABOUT THE LOCAL man who put the child in the trunk: This person is a Chris­tian man, a good man who made a mistake in judgment. He’s being crucified and no one knows his full story. I’m so tired of people persecuting others.

A PRESIDENT IS ELECTED to represent the people. Three years into his term as president, I don’t know who President Obama is representing. His rhetoric, his campaign promises and his record all reflect confusion as well as promote frustration. It’s time to hope for some change in representation.

AN AP HOCKEY STORY never once used the word “hockey.” What’s going on?

IF GOVERNMENT WOULD get out of the medical business, the business aspect would eventually reconcile the system and things would balance out. As with all business, it can’t run reasonably with politicians constantly, forcibly interfering.

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Abbynoll 01/07/12 - 03:37 am
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#1- We had those that didn't

#1- We had those that didn't recognize it but now the ones who did can't possibly remember the new moniker.
#2- If I'm not mistaken, the curfew is 11pm Sunday - Thursday and 12am Friday & Saturday.
#3- Such is life. Since when has anyone considered traffic in relation to a community when wanting to conduct business? Leave earlier for work, or keep whining ... it's your call.
#4- Good for you, that's what voting is all about... voicing your opinion. I'd vote no on it too.
#5- Ok, I'm sorry but "good Christian man" and "putting a child in a trunk" can't even remotely belong in the same sentence. I don't know the whole story but come the heck on! It doesn't take being a Christian to know that you don't put a child or any person, for that matter, in a trunk. Puhleeze!
#6- This president was never concerned about representing the people. Seriously, I hope it didn't take you three years to figure that out. I've never been able to figure out exactly who he's representing, but I've always known it isn't us.
#7- Huh... no hockey in a hockey story. I missed the article.. what exactly did they talk about then?
#8- Want government out of the medical business completely? That would mean doing away with all medicaid and medicare benefits. We certainly don't want that... at least not for the people that really do need and deserve it. As long as there are those programs the government is going to be elbow deep in the medical business. As for obamacare... that is a whole different story. That whole thing needs to disappear. They should've just de-regulated health insurance where you could purchase health insurance from any company within the US. Competition has a way of reducing premiums and co-pays among other things. Insurance companies would have to have a national license and not be licensed in just a few states. Supply and demand... high school economics taught us all about it.

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 06:13 am
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Well hello miss abby....so

Well hello miss abby....so good to see you again..:)

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 06:17 am
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Yesterday on here someone

Yesterday on here someone said they didn't get Hanks Sr. songs....that he should just cut his losses & move on...evidently that "someone" has never had his heart ripped out & stomped flat....when THAT happens you get every word of Hanks song...& I mean really stomped...
When that happens you know what love can do toya.

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Abbynoll 01/07/12 - 06:33 am
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G'morning, seenit! Yep, you

G'morning, seenit! Yep, you have to have suffered a certain kind of pain to get Hank songs.

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 06:47 am
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A Great Good American Morning

A Great Good American Morning to you Abby and B4.

Got the beautiful Grand Girl here for the weekend. I will have to fight for my computer...she doesn't like hers because it only has a 19" screen...could she be just a bit spoiled...

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Abbynoll 01/07/12 - 06:48 am
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g'morning, CG! Maybe just a

g'morning, CG! Maybe just a wee bit spoiled... but you wouldn't have it any other way.

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 06:54 am
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A perfect E on her 1st and

A perfect E on her 1st and 2nd report card. She is going to get a few hours of training today. I will make sure she know all 50 states and able to point them out on the US map. She know she has to get E's from me too.

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 06:54 am
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-yUBUnyDTU

Yep abby& Cgee...this is what I'm talking about...I'm drinking kalua in my strong coffee this morning so I could say anything on here...so just don't hold me responsible for what my fingers do!
:)

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 06:56 am
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We know who has your heart

We know who has your heart CGee...:)

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 06:56 am
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She has that "women"

She has that "women" trait......her mouth never stops.

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 07:06 am
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4bo4ByFhLM&feature=related

This guy gives me that "tingle" upmy leg....:)...it is hard to believe he dropped out of the 2nd grade....he wrote the best songs...all of them are great........someone on here (can't remember who said it--maybe llamb) loves this singer too...& yes WB I have noticed some corruption going on with LLamb....but he seems to enjoy it so...live/let live...
after a few more get-togethers he will be RUINED.....but ya only live once. (HEH )

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 07:08 am
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GOB has that trait

GOB has that trait too.....even when he maks an effort to stop talking, he can't.

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 07:12 am
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This one was burned into my

This one was burned into my brain at the age of 16 when I lost my 1st true love, always played it and cried in my stolen beer.

http://www.4shared.com/mp3/mC9fYYfS/Ray_Charles_-_Ray_Charles_-_Bo.html

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Tots 01/07/12 - 07:15 am
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Good morning Abby,Seenit

Good morning Abby,Seenit ,George and all that come on later .

A hockey story being told without using the word hockey, tell me it's not so.. They better not let Pom see that stupid article..

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 07:22 am
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{{Tots}}When she does, there

{{Tots}}When she does, there may be a #8 above the "Post new comment"

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 07:24 am
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Morning tots...missed ya

Morning tots...missed ya too....

Cgee that is a tear jerker for sure.....sometimes you have to go thru the pain to get to the sweet part..
Some are afraid to really love...so they miss a lot in life.....always with their guard up....never knowing the best in life....YA just have to be yourself...didn't you say that for the new year Cgee....people need to be
true to their real self??

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 07:42 am
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B4, That I did, the trouble

B4, That I did, the trouble is if everybody did it...America would be Eden.

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 07:50 am
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Some interesting

Some interesting reading..

It's well known that people say and do things in cyberspace that they wouldn't ordinarily say or do in the face-to-face world. They loosen up, feel more uninhibited, express themselves more openly. Researchers call this the "disinhibition effect." It's a double-edged sword. Sometimes people share very personal things about themselves. They reveal secret emotions, fears, wishes. Or they show unusual acts of kindness and generosity. We may call this benign disinhibition.

On the other hand, the disinhibition effect may not be so benign. Out spills rude language and harsh criticisms, anger, hatred, even threats. Or people explore the dark underworld of the internet, places of pornography and violence, places they would never visit in the real world. We might call this toxic disinhibition.

On the benign side, the disinhibition indicates an attempt to understand and explore oneself, to work through problems and find new ways of being. And sometimes, in toxic disinhibition, it is simply a blind catharsis, an acting out of unsavory needs and wishes without any personal growth at all.

What causes this online disinhibition? What is it about cyberspace that loosens the psychological barriers that block the release of these inner feelings and needs? Several factors are at play. For some people, one or two of them produces the lion's share of the disinhibition effect. In most cases, though, these factors interact with each other, supplement each other, resulting in a more complex, amplified effect.

Do you know that it is easier to be yourself on here than in person??
A double-edge sword....

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Tots 01/07/12 - 07:58 am
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Hi George,i enjoyed the song

Hi George,i enjoyed the song this morning. Ray Charles was one of dads favorite singers,so i've had to listen to him many times..

Enjoy all the time you can with that lovely grandchild of yours George,she is so pretty,and it sounds like she's going to be very smart too.
My grandson went home Friday before i got off work..I'm missing him so much..It's strange to wake up and not need to feed ,change or love on him..

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Tots 01/07/12 - 08:12 am
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ABOUT THE LOCAL man who put

ABOUT THE LOCAL man who put the child in the trunk:- I've never done this to my kids,but sometimes things get so blown out of proportion..
What was the real story there? Some cars have seats that open up to allow access into the trunk.. My boys would do that sometimes when we went on long trips..

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Tots 01/07/12 - 08:29 am
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I've tried to click on

I've tried to click on Fridays Rants and Raves,it keeps bringing me back here... What's up with that? What was the last number of comments and what was said?

Reposted and edited@8:26- They hit 173 in comments..I got the information by clicking onto Fridays email to get here..LOL@ myself.

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 08:18 am
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I have put mine in the

I have put mine in the bathtub B4(w/o water)......I guess some would want to send me for jail for that....sometimes the little rascals just need slowing down...

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 08:32 am
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carcraft 01/07/12 - 08:34 am
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Cobalt George -Good morning!

Cobalt George -Good morning! Doesn't your Grand Daughter have to memorize all 57 states?

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Tots 01/07/12 - 08:35 am
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Seenit says-I have put mine

Seenit says-I have put mine in the bathtub B4(w/o water)......
I'm laughing my butt off,good one. I've put mine in there with the water up to their necks..They became very good swimmers after learning to float like turds..

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 08:37 am
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Heck B4, I'm worst than that,

Heck B4, I'm worst than that, I put my 5 sons behind a Pick and Shovel. Made them work. I think that falls under child labor, right?

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 08:40 am
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Sorry carcraft, she isn't

Sorry carcraft, she isn't being thought under SMCICBHO schools.

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CobaltGeorge 01/07/12 - 08:43 am
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173 comments and none

173 comments and none pulled...not even one of mine...that is a record.

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Tots 01/07/12 - 08:43 am
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Carcraft @8:34 said-Cobalt

Carcraft @8:34 said-Cobalt George -Good morning! Doesn't your Grand Daughter have to memorize all 57 states?

Only if she goes to the same school Obama went too..Now i'm really LMFBO!!

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seenitB4 01/07/12 - 08:44 am
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Cgee....The proof is in the

Cgee....The proof is in the pudding----our offspring turned into great adults....I'm a very proud mama.....we did something right......

And I didn't go by the rules in todays world either..

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