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I DON’T KNOW OF any job where people can run for it, get it, then claim they need more money. And Marion Williams says Sheriff Roundtree and Kellie McIntyre can sue if they don’t get their raises? Cite the law.

RANT FOR THE sheriff and solicitor. You haven’t even been in office long enough for a job performance review yet. If you didn’t like the salary, why did you run for office? Shame on all you greedy fools!

THE PRINCIPAL OF Butler High should be fired for allowing the lady to come into his school and then commit fraud against his students.

RANT TO THE LITTLE Girl Scout that came to my door over a month ago. Hey, where are my three boxes of cookies that I paid you for?

IT LOOKS TO ME LIKE Butler High students were conned by Erica Jones and her DRBJ Legacy Foundation organization. They are lucky they were not left stranded someplace. It’s not fair on the kids.

IT’S TIME FOR Sylvia Cooper to retire again. She seems to have lost her mojo and her column just is not as interesting as it used to be.

I HAVE A RANT FOR employers in Augusta. I have two children in college, one of whom has to be in school four days a week all day. These employers don’t care that they are going to school to make a better life for themselves and working to pay their bills. Give tthem a break and don’t schedule mandatory meetings during the weekday and threaten them if they can’t be there. Do it at night or on the weekends.

YAY TO THE CLOSURE of KFCs! Less totally unhealthy foods around to tempt people. Make sure to sub in only more healthy food businesses into those areas.

RANT FOR THE Ham­mond’s Ferry residents using scare tactics to stop the GreenJackets from building a stadium in North Augusta. You are the reason businesses don’t come to North Augusta, not the leadership of the city.

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Darby
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Darby 02/28/13 - 06:51 pm
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Hey, I like Sylvia Cooper and City Ink....

I liked it better before someone told her to tone down her personal input to the column, particularly when she wrote in rhyme. She has a flair for that... and it was so very entertaining.

Darby
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Darby 02/28/13 - 07:04 pm
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Don't care what anyone says....

I really like KFC. On the other hand, the management of the stores here in town and in Columbia County sucked big time...

Darby
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Darby 02/28/13 - 06:57 pm
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Actually, Sue Burmeister never went to jail.....

although there were more than just a few folks who thought she should have been Linda's roomie in the hoosegow. She bailed out and moved out of the state when things started to get hot.

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itsanotherday1 02/28/13 - 07:00 pm
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fatty foods

Fact: People with high cholesterol and high LDL have greater incidence of atherosclerosis and heart disease.

Fact: Diets high in saturated fats contribute to the above

Fact: I have high cholesterol and LDL

I also subscribe to the theory of high glycemic index foods contribute to other health issues, particularly weight; but that kind of goes against the history of Asians who eat lots of high glycemic white rice not having much of a weight or cardiac issue.

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Riverman1 02/28/13 - 07:04 pm
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Darby, nope Sue Burmeister

Darby, nope Sue Burmeister never went to jail. She did deliver the money in a paper bag to Schrenko's husband in the parking lot though.

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Riverman1 02/28/13 - 07:05 pm
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IAD, it is a complicated

IAD, it is a complicated matter, but I can assure you those following high fat, LOW CARB diets do not have increased lipids. Research it a bit.

Darby
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Darby 02/28/13 - 07:13 pm
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@ Riverman1, "She did deliver the money in a paper bag...."

Yeah, and for some unknown reason, she didn't see a conflict there...

We have our share of crooks in the GOP, it's just that once exposed, they never get re-elected as happens so often on the other side...

Still, our crooks and felons are real doozies.

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harley_52 02/28/13 - 07:35 pm
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"IAD, it is a complicated matter....."

It's not as complicated as people try to make it.

1. Your body burns fuel.
2. The preferred fuel is sugar. Second preference is fat.
3. Carbohydrates are converted to sugar after you eat them.
4. So long as sugar is available, fat will accumulate, not be burned.
5. If you want to reduce accumulated fat, stop eating sugar and carbs.

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CobaltGeorge 02/28/13 - 08:27 pm
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harley

Your #1 is the main one......your body burns fuel and work and activity helps to do that.

I was 157 when I retired from the Army 36 years ago and still is 157.
I still put in 4 to 6 hours of physical work per day. Have no HBP or high LDL. Guess what, I eat anything I like and the way I like it.

harley_52
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harley_52 02/28/13 - 09:28 pm
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CG

People, like you, who are very physically active rarely have a problem with weight control.

You're a role model.

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