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RANTS TO THE CHAMBER having Dr. Ricardo Azziz as a speaker and charging $30 to $40 for the registration. Also, to The Augusta Chronicle for being a sponsor.

FOR ALL THE MONEY the Regents paid for a consultant, a simple Internet search should have disqualified “GRU” – Glavnoye Razvedyvatel’noye Upravleniye – the foreign military intelligence main directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (formerly the Soviet Army General Staff of the Soviet Union). Way to go – can you get your money back now? Maybe Putin will take some graduate courses.

HUGE RAVE FOR BILLY Morris. Sad at the same time. Sad that he felt so strongly about the lack of community consideration that he resigned the board, but proud at the statement he makes in doing so. I say get rid of Ricardo Azziz; he obviously couldn’t care less about our magnificent community and the local heritage he destroys.

IN OCTOBER I WAS a patient at Doctors Hospital, fifth floor. I got a lot of great nursing care but I have been unable to say thank you to one special nurse. Mary Bush was my angel, and I will never forget her. I sent a card to her in care of the hospital but it was returned and no one could help me reach her.

WHAT AN ABSOLUTE shame Scott Peebles was not elected as the Democratic candidate for sheriff of Richmond County. This is a loss for Richmond County.

AUGUSTA, YOUR CITY IS going to nothing including the school board. You see thugs are on every corner doing crimes. I hope the new sheriff in town can fix the problem.

I GUESS THE PEOPLE of Richmond County are happy now that there will be a new sheriff in town. Mr. Roundtree, I hope you know that being a leader is more than saying OK. Remember, you are in the driver’s seat.

AUGUSTA JUNIOR College, Augusta College and Augusta State University all have “Augusta” in their names. Why couldn’t the name Augusta be included the merger of ASU and GHSU?

GRU IS AN honorable name. The dysfunctional Augusta government makes the city of Augusta the laughingstock of the state. I would not want Augusta in the name, either.

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dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 08/23/12 - 06:38 pm
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Yup,

... that must be it; anyone not doing liberal style total obeisance of The One is a HATER. And a homophobe. And a racist. Probably kicks puppies to boot.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 08/23/12 - 06:41 pm
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Guessing when he's elected,

... Roundtree will be one grateful mother.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 07:46 pm
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ksm said on last r/rs

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Shhhh RK ... don't you be

Shhhh RK ... don't you be spreading that rumor! Some would argue I am the meanest female on earth :p ... SeenIt OMG do you think I go after everyone who makes me mad? Only SPECIAL people ... River is about to make my list :)

I can 100% understand THAT!!....He does ask for it sometimes!!:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:00 pm
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A book is coming out

One of the Seals has now written a book about the raid on Bin Laden....he is telling details.....oops....is anything PRIVATE anymore.....do we need to see Prince Harry in the buff....the news has said that even the CIA didn't know about this book & what was in it....again let me ask...Do we need to see Harry all over....well ....some might think so...
Darn cell phone cameras...

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Riverman1 08/23/12 - 08:02 pm
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I'm gonna tell....

KSM is posting on the AC again and is going to get in trouble if somebody finds out. I'm gonna tell.

SeenIt, I told you to be careful because I'm up to chapter 4 in THE book.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:04 pm
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Heh heh

I ain't skeeered of you RM...

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/23/12 - 08:04 pm
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Football Game is On

Thursday Night Football or whatever they call it. Heck, I worked today and that throws me off keeping up with the days. I managed to find my orange vest and paint some lines on the highway today...the white ones.

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Riverman1 08/23/12 - 08:10 pm
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I would have made a great

I would have made a great country singer if I could sing. I mean I can live the lifestyle, drink the booze and, uh, the other stuff. Those guys just live a good life even if they die in the backseat of a car on the way to a show in West Virginia.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:10 pm
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Is the election OVER!!

When I read some posts you would think it is all over...duh duh....we do have another voting cycle folks......don't think anyone has been anointed yet...

Amazing negative thinking.....Tree is not the only one to get vans to get folks to the polls......we will drag them out of the bed & push them in a motor bike or trike if needed....take them to the dad burn polls...borrow RMs boat---float them up the river or down --whichever ...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:13 pm
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RM

You could make a good Patsy Cline...

Karen Slater-McDaniel
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Karen Slater-McDaniel 08/23/12 - 08:17 pm
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Shut yo mouth

Whatever Riverman! Pfft ... I am on the THIRD book & BTW ... it doesn't even get good until Chapter 5! You be sure to take notes & SeenIt & I will work on getting you a Rx for Viagra ... Bawhaha

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/23/12 - 08:18 pm
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LOL....I do love Patsy Cline

LOL....I do love Patsy Cline and hear myself singing her songs at times. Hahaha

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:20 pm
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WIG

A nice wig & you would fit in at the Opry...

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/23/12 - 08:21 pm
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Ha, Safe Words

You two use safe words with me even in the comments on the AC.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:24 pm
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Mosey

I am going to mosey on to bed.....shower & all that stuff.....GOB has plans for me Friday.....get ready for them he said....maybe fishing.

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Little Lamb 08/23/12 - 08:37 pm
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Hey, SeenIt

Do you know I can croon a couple of Jim Reeves tunes?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:43 pm
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LLamb

Well croon me right on to bed ll.......sing it ...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/23/12 - 08:44 pm
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LLamb

jumpy posts.......talk to yall later

Karen Slater-McDaniel
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Karen Slater-McDaniel 08/23/12 - 08:57 pm
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LL my mom & dad raised us on

LL my mom & dad raised us on Jim Reeves, Charlie Pride, Chet Atkins, Paul Anka, Charlie Rich, Skeeter Davis, etc. Our mom taught us how to Jitterbug & Twist. We always had music in our lives & throughout our house.

Karen Slater-McDaniel
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Karen Slater-McDaniel 08/23/12 - 09:06 pm
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I'm not big on country music

I'm not big on country music (have gone through phases when I have listened) ... but I do have a cousin (my dads 1st cousin) who is a country Singer. He used to be very popular & has written for a lot of artist but is mainly well known now in Texas & Louisiana.

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countyman 08/23/12 - 10:29 pm
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allhans
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allhans 08/23/12 - 11:16 pm
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To drag enough Republican

To drag enough Republican voters to defeat Roundtree, you will have to get them from Columbia County, Burke...maybe even Aiken County.

Haven't you heard of Republican flight from RC. The Republicans have now left the building.
I hear that 60% Dem and 40% Republican is about right ....And that 60% might even go up a few points with Obama on the ballot. :)

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Jake 08/24/12 - 12:03 am
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Rainbows

Well, this early evening, with the urging of my daughter, we went to a different spot on the lake to fish. We had been skunked for over 3 days with fishing. So we find this spot near a feeder stream where they release hatchery rainbow trout. Using crickets we were able to catch 4 really nice sized rainbows and 1 small (and rare) brown trout. Tomorrow morning we are going back. It is very steep to get to and you slide a lot going down but rainbow trout are so worth it. Life is beautiful when you are catching trout with your children.

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itsanotherday1 08/24/12 - 12:28 am
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"I'm not big on country music

"I'm not big on country music (have gone through phases when I have listened) ... but I do have a cousin (my dads 1st cousin) who is a country Singer. He used to be very popular & has written for a lot of artist but is mainly well known now in Texas & Louisiana."

Just curious; what is your flavor?

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itsanotherday1 08/24/12 - 12:31 am
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Life is beautiful

"Life is beautiful when you are catching trout with your children."

Life is beautiful when you are doing ANYTHING with your children. You cherish it now and forever; and they will come to cherish it. Mine are 27 and 29 respectively; and I still look forward to the times we can spend together.

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wbilrog 08/24/12 - 02:06 am
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Rant about people using handicap parking and are not handicap

I am employed Covidien heath care products on Marvin Griffin Road. There are a number of employee's who have a handicap tags for driving a handicap person around, but are using the tags so they can park close to the door. The gate guard is employed with Regent Security services and refuses to do anything about. Is there not something that can be done to stop these GOLDBRICKERS!!!!!! FEDUP

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Riverman1 08/24/12 - 05:05 am
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A Wrap on the Election

A final word on the controversy of Strength’s role in the election. First off, to suggest he could have kept Silas, Roundtree and Ivey from running is a faulty premise. There were forces at work for all three propelling each to run. This is 2012 with the internet and strong arming doesn’t work. We hear about the Webster anointing of Strength and say the same thing could have been done this time. That’s wrong. There were diverse factors at play, plus the county is now 60% nonwhite.

One of the biggest factors was and is the effort of black people under the leadership of Judge Watkins to run candidates in all major races. As far as the editorial yesterday saying an early endorsement by Strength would have assured a victory by Peebles in the primary, hardly. The people voting for Roundtree and Ivey didn’t need an endorsement from Strength. He contributed to neither of their campaigns.

Lastly, there was a sizable segment firmly opposed to Peebles (possibly because of his backers they consider shady), Silas supporters, headquartered in South Augusta and they would not have voted for Peebles if had given them fried chicken every day for 4 years. It really is time to stop blaming Ronnie Strength.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/24/12 - 05:19 am
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Well shucks rm

Gotta blame somebody....I guess you will get it now...
It couldn't possibly be OVERKILL!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/24/12 - 05:25 am
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ok to the NAYSAYERS

Ok you win.....so let us stay at home & NOT VOTE ...you said everything is hopeless...you must KNOW something....the sky is falling----the sky is falling---
Some don't want to say that crossover DIDN'T work---but caused some good men to get tossed aside.....nnaaahhh---don't ever admit YOU were wrong about anything.....
HAPPY NOW!!!!!!

I might as well fish today---the predictors have told us our future....

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/24/12 - 05:31 am
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THIS FITS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1oJuwkXr0E

Let us PRETEND we know everything about politics....

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