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WHAT A JOKE THE city of Thomson Police Department is. A traffic stop turns into a gathering of rubber-necking fellow officers. No adult supervision will allow this to continue.

SPLOST, TPSLOST, where does it end? No new taxes. Make the government live within its means. Don’t even get me started about Berckmans Road.

OBAMA HAS BEEN IN office for 3 1/2 years and he’s still playing the “Blame Game.” This country will never be able to move forward when we have a president who continues to blame others and make excuses for his failed leadership.

I LIVE IN SOUTH AUGUSTA and witnessed the most wasted taxpayer money benefit that I have ever witnessed in my life. The street sweeper just drove down a country road. Why don’t they fix that dip in the road if they have so much money they can hire a street sweeper on a country road?

VOTE NO July 31 on the new TSPLOST sales tax being pushed down our throats by the big special interest groups. If passed, this would raise our sales tax burden.

IF ROUNDTREE CAN’T control his own finances, how is he going to control the Richmond County sheriff’s department finances?

SEND PRISONERS out to repair holes and clean up cemeteries.

I AM SO OFFENDED that politicians want to spend tax dollars to realign Berckmans Road. Why should we have to pay for that? Politicians, you may get perks from the all-powerful golf lords, but I will vote against you if this gets passed. Shameful.

ATLANTA BRAVES, you make me laugh. You’re like a yoyo. You go up; you go down. But you never stay on a straight course.

THE RECENT RECALL vote in Wisconsin has proven one thing. Ameri­cans are onto the unions and what they are all about: themselves.

THANKS TO LARRY and his crew from Williams Roofing Co. I live in an old house. They did an outstanding job.

I AM A COLUMBIA COUNTY RESIDENT and I got my property tax paperwork. My house value increased $4,500. I can barely make my payments on everything. I wish officials would remember that it is almost impossible for us older people to keep up with these increases.

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boomhauer
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boomhauer 06/25/12 - 06:35 pm
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To the ranter complaining

Unpublished

To the ranter complaining about Obama blaming other people, guess what you're doing...blaming Obama. Look in the mirror before you point your finger!

Khan'tB4Real
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Khan'tB4Real 06/25/12 - 09:07 pm
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Ranter #1 here's what you may

Unpublished

Ranter #1 here's what you may not know. What you perceived as "just another traffic stop" could have actually been a stop on someone with a felony warrant, a drug dealer who had drugs in the car, or someone with one or multiple weapons in the car. See you just don't know and can't assume why more than one officer was on the scene. When it comes to law enforcement there is safety in numbers.

KSL
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KSL 06/25/12 - 11:49 pm
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I wish we could give thumbs

I wish we could give thumbs beside the rants and the raves.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/26/12 - 06:19 am
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Good Morning America, AC Friends & TSDs Too.

@1 - Thumbs Down
@2 - Thumbs Up
@3 - 10 Thumbs Up
@4 - Weak Thumbs Up
@5 - Thumbs Up
@6 - ? pass this one
@7 - 3 Thumbs Up
@8 - Weak Thumbs Up
@9 - pass
@10 - That one for sure is 10 Thumbs Up
@11 - Fine, ok
@12 - Same Here, Finger stuck on Thumbs Up.................

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 06:53 am
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About the r/rs this am

South Augusta street sweeper.....they took the cheapest way out there....not a permanent fix just a sweeping...heh
Roundtree & finanace....the two don't mix well now do they....

Prisoners to fix roads....always thought that was a good idea....why not do it.......they need fresh air anyway...
Forget about griping about Berckmans RD....if the National wants it---it will happen....amen & that is that!!

Good am troublemakers---good guys---beautiful people--& also to the folks who are playing here but they don't have a full deck of cards...you know who you are...

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 06:53 am
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Thumbs Down for Thomson Police Comment

I bet that traffic stop wasn't Grandma for going too slow. Obviously, there was a reason the other officers were there. Be glad they react the way they do.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:20 am
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cyber harrassing

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omnomnom06/24/12 - 09:41 am

Riverman, y u such a tease?

Riverman, y u such a tease?

Now of course....our thoughts could wander over THAT question....

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 07:21 am
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Shooting on Street Named After Democrat

There was a shooting on Roosevelt Dr yesterday. I bet it's far more likely you will be shot on a street named after a Democratic president than a Republican one. I never heard of a shooting on Ronald Reagan Dr. Just an observation.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:32 am
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My thanks

I want to thank Happy & countyman for malking me feel important yesterday.........it feels good too.....I will try to find a song for yall..:)

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

Beautiful & clean & cool ...just right for a hot day...:)

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 07:27 am
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SeenIt, nah...no teasing. But

SeenIt, nah...no teasing. But a little begging in a 50 Shades of Grey way ain't so bad either. You just need a little 'tention.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:38 am
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Haha

I think I can match you in getting attention ...on here & elsewhere..:)

......I almost put "sumthin" personal on here ---yikes.....:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:44 am
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The Book

Something tells me RM has read "THE BOOK"

Good.....ole dogs can learn some new tricks..:)

Speaking of dogs....I read this am that it is healthy to live with a dog in the house...wow...I should be VERY healthy .

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 07:48 am
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I figure any woman who just read...

I figure any woman who just read 50 Shades of Grey will take a week or so to get it out of her system and she's susceptible to my evil ways during that time. But I haven't read it. I did read the reviews and synopsis, plus someone told me about it in detail. Heh.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:48 am
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The article

about dogs

Because new research from UC San Francisco and the University of Michigan indicates that dust from houses where dogs are present may provide protection from respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. In humans, RSV is associated with a higher risk of developing childhood asthma.

The research was delivered this week at the annual meeting of the American Society of Microbiology in San Francisco.

"In this study, we found that feeding mice house dust from homes that have dogs present protected them" against RSV, said Kei Fujimura, a UCSF postdoctoral fellow.

Fujimura said there has been some research to show that pet ownership provides protection to children from developing asthma.

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Iwannakno 06/26/12 - 07:48 am
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River

Unpublished

To add to your statement. I wonder how embarassed Martin Luther King Jr. would be to see what areas look like that carry streets with his name. I have yet to visit a place where a street that bore his name was anything but a disgrace to his memory and legacy.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 07:52 am
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Never tell anyone the name of

Never tell anyone the name of your first pet since it's often used as an identity question for passwords. But I remember when I was growing up, kids with asthma were given chiwawas because it was said it helped. Maybe it was true?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 07:55 am
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The book

What some don't realize is that some of stuff does go on.......some couples play act their fantasies all the time----dress up/down & trashy....I know 1 prominent lawyer in Augusta who has a box full of "toys" .......(No not FS either)....just think about what just happened in Augusta with Neal........do you think that was out of the norm....doubt it....I could say more but coffee doesn't liquor me up.....maybe 1 night when I'm feeling really goooood!!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/26/12 - 08:04 am
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SeenIt, we didn't just fall

SeenIt, we didn't just fall off the turnip truck.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:04 am
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CGee

My love for you is everlasting......I'm even typing this with GOB in the room...heh

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:08 am
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turnips

Maybe YOU didn't but there are innocents on here.......some don't have your world travels under their belt.......but of course I realize you & Cgee have traveled the world & back......

Would you believe some in the N Ga mountains haven't traveled outside of their area.....can't really blame them......fresh air-water-food.......

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/26/12 - 08:13 am
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Feel So Good

I can now make it through the day.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:15 am
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Headlines in AJC

Georgia gets a water break...

The US Supreme Court on Monday secured metro Atlanta 's claim to water from Lake Lanier....handing Georgia an enormous legal victory in the tri-state water dispute....

So we won't come after Savannah River afterall..:)

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/26/12 - 08:18 am
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Actions Of Our Government

After yesterday, I just can't wait to see the outcome of the bammacare bill!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:25 am
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Another book

A few years back a preachers wife killed her husband......one of the reasons she said in court is because he made her do unnatural things against her will....not in Ga.....can't remember now.......but anyway she spent just a few years in jail......

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:29 am
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insurance

Some ins co. are saying they will keep certain items in the bill regardless of how the decision goes....heh heh....people won't give them up is the reason.....like insured to age of 26.....there are some things people need to keep.........the program needs tweaking if it is possible.........if someone with some good common sense would do the tweaking.

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dichotomy 06/26/12 - 08:32 am
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Tax game.

"I got my property tax paperwork. My house value increased"

It's a game. It's an election year. They make a big deal out of announcing that "we are lowering your tax rate". Then they raise the valuation on your property so that your taxes will probably increase anyway. I can't believe we were ever stupid enough to give politicians this "gotcha coming and going" tax tool so that they can give themselves cover in an election year and still raise taxes. We need a new system that does not allow local flunkies to place arbitrary values on our property that are not at all related to actual market value. And we should not continue a system that allows politicians to claim they have lowered our taxes and then manipulate the valuations so that our taxes still go up or remain the same. Property taxes are all a game and "tag....you're it".

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seenitB4 06/26/12 - 08:41 am
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Tech students

This just in to the CBS Atlanta newsroom,

A Georgia Institute of Technology student was forced to shoot an intruder Tuesday morning.

http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/18879754/georgia-tech-student-shoots-int...

Many & I do mean MANY Tech students have been robbed near the school......this student fought back.

I just hope this doesn't turn out like that Floria case.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 06/26/12 - 08:39 am
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Profile Picture.

You would never believe the emails I receive about my profile picture.

I would like to post them on here but Sean would have tire marks in his undies if I did.

Good Morning TSD.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 06/26/12 - 08:47 am
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B4@8:41

And they say there is no good news anymore.......Once in awhile there is.

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