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A RANT TO a Richmond County middle school that does not have the courage to defend its teachers. It always backs the thuggery and its parents. I’m out of here; off to Columbia County I go.

IF A TEACHER doesn’t like her deal with a school, nobody will stop her from resigning. Neither the world nor the taxpayer owes anybody a living.

COLUMBIA COUNTY – not a giant county, by any means – plans to spend “nearly $7 million” for a new radio system. Can a few radios, no matter how good, and a few towers really cost millions?

RANT TO THE Lakeside Middle School principal – the Charlie Rape Gang sounds like a good old boy cover-up.

RANT TO THE Feb. 22 published editorial about the Asian offensive phrase. Obviously, you have no Asian on your editorial staff so you can have the viewpoint of someone who does not care for slang words against one’s race.

WHY DOES RICARDO Azziz take over a “handicapped only” parking spot on the ASU campus? Shame!

A RANT ABOUT the Walmart coming to 15th Street. I think it needs to come to Sand Bar Ferry Road. We have more than 500 families living in this area. Do the mayor and commission think we don’t need a grocery store?

THE CARTOON ABOUT Whitney Houston in the paper is one of the most disturbing things I have ever seen in The Augusta Chronicle. Who is he to portray Houston’s life as a trash can?

CONGRATULATIONS TO the parents, students, teachers, conductors and composers at the 10th District Honor Bands Concert. It was magnificent. We were all very honored to be there and are looking forward to the next performance. Thank you so much for your extraordinary efforts. The news media need to call attention to these teenagers more often.

I’M TIRED OF hearing about Christians being killed by Muslims. If the United Nations was worth a flip, they would do something about it.

WE LOVE THE downtown library and use it weekly.

THE REPUBLICAN candidates need to get their act together and put a halt to all the nitpicking about who is the most conservative candidate and other side issues. They need to focus on solutions to the devastating problems facing our nation and on restoring the USA.

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Trouble
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Trouble 03/04/12 - 01:36 am
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morning all......rant to the

morning all......rant to the first ranter who doesnt have enough courage to name the school.......not that in richmond county she didnt just describe all of them, seems to be the policy of the school board to support the thugs.....maybe that could be their new motto....

to the last rant, welcome to the primarys, where it is all about the infighting and trying to make your opponent look bad. they want that office more than they want the country back on track....of course this is true of both parties.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 04:04 am
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Good morning all.....esp.

Good morning all.....esp. trouble

Yep it does look like they want the office more than helping the country....true of both parties....yep.

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 04:16 am
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Sooo ole Rush had to

Sooo ole Rush had to backtrack...apologize to the woman he called a s**t....imagine THAT...we all know the sponsors leaving him made him backtrack...
Ya went too far Rush.....we sho don't want to see YOUR sex tapes on video.....so save them..ok.
I can think of a lot of folks I'd like to see on tape....but rush ain't one of them!

But just like anotherday......once that porn gets on my puter the dang stuff won't go away.......I know "some" will find THAT hard to believe BUT anotherday & I understand it happens.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 04:14 am
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 04:28 am
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Another thing that puzzles

Another thing that puzzles me...why is it the radio jocks dislike River so much.....we know he is warm & fuzzy on here..(most of the time)
Do they think he wants their JOB...or sumthin...:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 05:05 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 05:26 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 06:05 am
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CSRA....I see ya getting Don

CSRA....I see ya getting Don Williams at the Bell this month...he puts on a great show...saw him the N Ga Mountains once...worth the $$.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 06:08 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 07:29 am
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You know what.....I don't

You know what.....I don't care if SM is paying me for every post on here...this getting up at 4am to get things going is getting a little old....
look up the word re-negotiate.....I will be coming to town for a RE-NEGOTIATION.....LOL--LOL...that will wake him up!!

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 07:38 am
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Interesting poll taken in Dec

Interesting poll taken in Dec of 2009

The poll showed that 70 percent of people 75 or older say religion is important to them with those numbers dropping with each age bracket as follows:
- 65-74 years: 62 percent.

- 50-64 years: 61 percent.

- 30-49 years: 54 percent.

- 18-29 years: 44 percent.

This survey from Pew Research Center, "Growing Old in America," also showed that religious people could actually live longer than those who are non-secular. Many believe this is because religious people tend to follow a healthier lifestyle as well as share a social network that can help increase their lifespan.

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 07:40 am
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SeenIt, think it's hard to

SeenIt, think it's hard to figure out why the older you get the more you find religion important? Heh.

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 07:46 am
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Yes..tiny little stream...I

Yes..tiny little stream...I figured that one....I also know why the jocks are giving you a rough time....Your name RIVERMAN intimidates them...sounds too powerful-strong....so if we change it to tiny little stream I'm sure you will get more respect...LOL-LOL :)

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 07:54 am
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Wee Wee maybe?

Wee Wee maybe?

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 07:55 am
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I think because it's Sunday

I think because it's Sunday we need to dress-up the R and R comments.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 08:18 am
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What is in a

What is in a name...really!!

JULIET:
'Tis but thy name that is my enemy;
Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.
What's Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot,
Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part
Belonging to a man. O, be some other name!
What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;
So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd,
Retain that dear perfection which he owes
Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name,
And for that name which is no part of thee
Take all myself.

A story, much favoured by tour guides, and as such highly suspect, is that in this line Shakespeare was also making a joke at the expense of the Rose Theatre. The Rose was a local rival to his Globe Theatre and is reputed to have had less than effective sanitary arrangements. The story goes that this was a coy joke about the smell. This certainly has the whiff of folk etymology about it, but it might just be true.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 08:24 am
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Names mean sumthin... posters

Names mean sumthin...

posters names could be...

Freshmeat
Stinko
Rump
Ewwwww
Reallybadtime
Duhduh
Dontlikeitlikethat
Saywhat
Toomuchtotake
nomon-nofun
etc..etc..

see names can be important.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 08:29 am
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I've been THINKING too much

I've been THINKING too much his am....I need a break...shoulda been drinking!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_cu7v6VmyQ

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 08:55 am
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SeenIt, funny names

SeenIt, funny names

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 09:25 am
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Well thanks tiny little

Well thanks tiny little stream.....I see the thumbs down clickers FINALLY woke up.....geez it takes them longer & longer everyday..LOL..:)

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 09:32 am
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Question.... Should SM set a

Question....

Should SM set a limit on how many thumbs up/down we get each day??

I mean some abuse it....just like beer/alcohol.....it is like a drug to some we know what happens when the addiction takes over....pretty soon the finger just can't stop......it wants to click all day long....even when they go to work..
Pretty soon others around them think they are a little crazy & they are avoided ......so sad too....because eventually they will end up on here ALL day long.......but alas the clicker finger won't work anymore....
WORN OUT fingers....

So SM..you actually could save their life---limits please! LOL

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 09:40 am
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I look at a lot of thumbs

I look at a lot of thumbs downs or ups as a positive thing. It shows your post generated interest.

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 09:45 am
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RM..only you would put a spin

RM..only you would put a spin on it..:) ha...You're not running for Dekes job are you?

I think seenit & RM probably get the MOST..:):) I like it like that!!

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Riverman1 03/04/12 - 09:53 am
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By the way, someone said as

By the way, someone said as long as Rush Limbaugh gets his Viagra and pain medicine from his medical insurance he shouldn't care what it pays for. I've heard Rush say he is self-insured and pays cash money always for his care. Now that's a unique idea having everyone pay for their medical care.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 10:00 am
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If ole Rush keeps running his

If ole Rush keeps running his mouth & calling women s**ts ...his media time will be ending soon....
They say he is getting suspicious packages at home everyday now....don't think he has ever backtracked B4 now......but sponsors leaving will do it everytime!

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seenitB4 03/04/12 - 10:16 am
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countyman said on another

countyman said on another article...

I'm sorry but having multiple GHSU buildings won't draw people downtown.. Grocery stores, bike lanes, sidewalks, bars, restaurants, theatres, nightlife, public transportation, etc will..

Why is it ALWAYS about downtown.....

seeya big-paper to read..

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pearlthesquirrel 03/04/12 - 10:43 am
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I'm first, I'm first! No
Unpublished

I'm first, I'm first! No you're not. You're not the first to post a comment in the Rants & Raves section. Yes I am! No you're not - there are 20+ comments before you. Well, technically you're correct - but I'm the first to post a rant or rave about the rants and raves. Yea pearlthesquirrel - you got that right! I owe you an apology. Apology accepted.

So, the first cat wants to blow out of Richmond County for Columbia County. Interesting. That's sort of like going from a shotgun to a pistol. That's sort of like going from a Yamaha to a Suzuki. That's sort of like going from a Toyota to a Hyundai. That's sort of like going from a diet Coke to a diet Pepsi. That's sort of like exchanging your dolphin for a porpoise or your rat for a mouse or your toad for a frog or your wood for lumber or your wigwam for a teepee or your lawyer for an attorney or the wind for the breeze - are you with me?
But pay attention to their second sentence - and I quote: "It always backs the thuggery and its parents." I guess this person supports my 45 / 45 / 10 hypothesis......and for the 50th+ time, that goes a little sumthin' like this:
45% of the problem is the parents.
45% of the problem is the students.
10% of the problem is "everything else".
I had a friend "retire" from teaching in Richmond County. When I found that out, I asked him why. His exact words to me were: "I'm tired of being pushed into doors." Case closed.
Oh, one more thing....this just in - I WAS FIRST!

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coffeetime1 03/04/12 - 10:43 am
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In regards to a RANT I read

In regards to a RANT I read yesterday concerning a downtown cafe in the Whites Building.Which we all know is Casa Blanca since it's the only restaurant in there at the moment. I had not seen the Whine in the Spirit so I waited to write this comment. This is one of my favorite places to eat in Augusta. And tho the service can be a little uneven at times the servers have NEVER been rude.The owner often comes out to speak to my guest and me which rarely happens in other places I dine. I agree with the other comment...the person who wrote that must truly be unhappy in their own lives to spend time wishing ill-will on a local business trying to survive in this economy. I suggest you find something more constructive to do with your time.

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RoadkiII 03/04/12 - 10:48 am
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A RANT ABOUT the Walmart

A RANT ABOUT the Walmart coming to 15th Street. I think it needs to come to Sand Bar Ferry Road. We have more than 500 families living in this area. Do the mayor and commission think we don’t need a grocery store?

So now government is supposed to tell a private enterprise where the can or can not open a business??? Now I understand the 12 gallons of gas. It's to get to Wal-Mart.

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RoadkiII 03/04/12 - 10:49 am
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Good Mourning Awguster and

Good Mourning Awguster and Hotlanter surburbanite

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