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I BELIEVE THAT the name of our two combined colleges should be Augusta University.

THERE ARE TWO things that I have never seen work. They are economic stimulus packages and sanctions against a country that is ruled by a dictatorship. Cuba is a good example. We kept the people poor as a snake, but the dictator still lived a luxurious life.

RAVES FOR THE oncology staff of University Hospital. We recently spent three weeks there, and not only did my husband receive wonderful medical care but we also received all of the individual attention and more than we could ever believe possible. Thanks to everyone.

THERE WAS A lady on Channel 12 from Aiken County who made the comment that breakfast was the most important meal her child has. Then she was fussing at the schools for not giving her child the meal on half-days. When I was a child, my mother got up and fixed my breakfast. Why is she any different?

I WANT TO ECHO some of the concerns about the black church’s love affair with Obama even though he has endorsed gay marriage. I would ask that our ministers stick to the word of God as they are supposed to. And I would ask that people vote their conscience.

THE ONLY THING I can see that is tearing the nation down are Fox News and Rupert Murdoch.

ALL THESE PARKS and museums let only active-duty military in free. The only reason they are active duty is because of the people who fought before. My husband spent eight years in Vietnam. You should never discriminate by saying active duty only. Please reconsider. Retired military deserves to get in free, too.

IF YOU DISAGREE with the homosexual agenda or any other agenda that is going on, then take a stand against any company that is for it. Everyone’s stand counts.

IF THE IDEA BEHIND the 2001 Bush tax cuts was to give the wealthy more money to create jobs, where then are the jobs? They have had 11 years. How long do they need?

HOW CAN ENGINEERS say Highway 56 is dangerous? … It’s the people using it who are dangerous. As cars have become more technically advanced, drivers have become less intelligent with very little judgment. Try riding a motorcycle every day if you want to see dangerous, stupid drivers and we are registered, licensed and insured vehicles, unlike bicycle riders.

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Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 08:51 pm
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I would hope that everyone would vote their conscience no matter the candidate. Church is church and politics is politics, keep them seperate.

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 08:58 pm
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Last rant

Everyday when driving to work I see 4 things that people do. They are either doing something stupid, illegal, inconsiderate or dangerous. It is part of driving in the 21st century. You have to drive defensively as best you can and to quote a fellow poster, Cobalt George, "it is the snake you don't see" that usually gets you.

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Riverman1 06/14/12 - 09:57 pm
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Somehow of all the problems America has..

Somehow of all the problems America has I would never think of a news channel as being what's tearing the country down. You must have confused Fox with The View, although that's hard to do with the differences in the women.

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:48 pm
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Jake
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How

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:49 pm
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You

You

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:50 pm
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Get

Get

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:50 pm
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Points,

Points,

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:51 pm
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Silly

Silly

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:52 pm
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Isn't

Jake
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:53 pm
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Jake 06/14/12 - 10:53 pm
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Retired Army
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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 10:59 pm
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the

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only

Retired Army
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way

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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:01 pm
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Jake

Jake

Retired Army
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and

and

Retired Army
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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:01 pm
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entirely

entirely

Retired Army
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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:02 pm
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CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/14/12 - 11:02 pm
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Jake, Jake, Jake

You just made me spill my Good Night "Reserve" darn you!

Retired Army
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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:02 pm
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intensive

intensive

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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:03 pm
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!

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/14/12 - 11:04 pm
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Forgot

Jake, you forgot to tell about giving yourself uppers......

Retired Army
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Retired Army 06/14/12 - 11:05 pm
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Thanks CGee!

Thanks CGee!

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/14/12 - 11:07 pm
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What the heck, you deserve

What the heck, you deserve it....

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/14/12 - 11:12 pm
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Good Night AC and all.

Tomorrow is my 53rd wedding anniversary......I need to get some sleep and build up reserve strength.

May or may not be on tomorrow!

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itsanotherday1 06/14/12 - 11:15 pm
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#2. You hit that one right down the middle of the fairway.

#3. University seems to have embraced the concepts of "customer service". I don't care whether you are cleaning out gutters for someone or their arteries; service and compassion are welcome. My best friend is going through some very difficult times with medical issues and he really appreciated the care he had at University vs another local hosp. which will remain unnamed.

#4. She is of the entitlement class, so what do you expect? She wants the taxpayer to feed her kids.

#5. Amen! Politics has no place in the church whether it is a black church or the high and mighty churches that dominate in Columbia and Richmond Counties. (we all know who they are and how the preachers try to influence the "flock" to vote in a"Christian" way. Save your sermons for religion and stay out of politics!!

#6. Well then, you are probably not bright enough to vote. You obviously are unable to think for yourself and just parrot what you are fed. Try to analyze the issues with some logic before you embarrass yourself. The past three years speak for themselves.

#7. I don't see this as "dissing" past service. They are just trying to do something for current military who are often on a tight budget.

#8. That is certainly good advice and I encourage it. However, just base your opposition on sound reasoning instead of fear and bigotry.

#9. Your argument fails out of the box. Have you been paying attention to understand the reasons behind our economic collapse? Tax cuts had zip to do with it, and our current leadership has only exacerbated the problems via more spending in the public sector.

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