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THAT WOMAN WHO lives in Miles Park but tried to say she was from Hyde Park to try to get $44,000 is not the only one.

IT USED TO BE GOOD foreign policy and political strategy to send pots of money to other countries, but not anymore. The gesture doesn’t mean as much and it did 30-40 years ago. It’s time to circle the wagons and save our own people. Those other countries hate us, so why bother?

LET SEQUESTRATION run its course. Just like everything else, it will right its course and will be over.

JUST WHAT DOES ONE do to be worth $639,000? Really.

THAT NEW CLYDESDALE Budweiser commercial makes me cry.

AFTER SEEING THE salaries of some of the people who run the county, I think Richmond County is getting duped. I wish some of these administrators could take some furlough leave instead of these poor people who are actually doing a job.

RAVE FOR GHSU College of Dental Medicine. Jessica and Patrick, since I have been to you, I can smile again.

RANT TO GEORGIA Internal Revenue. I was looking for some filing papers. I went to Davis Road and they said the IRS would not allow them to print any out. They said I have to do it online. I am 80 and don’t have a computer. How can I do it online without a computer?

RICHMOND COUNTY needs to patrol housing projects, especially near Rosier Road. Stop the late-night walkers and ask them what they are doing in our neighborhoods.

OHIO SEN. ROB Portman was anti-gay marriage. Then he found his son was gay and suddenly he’s changed 180 degrees. If he found out his son was a bank robber, would he suddenly come out pro-bank robbery?

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 08:53 am
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About Housing Project Term

Sure, I've heard of them in neighborhoods that are lower middle class. I grew up in such a place, actually, and we bought our house. Maybe it's somewhat dated, but the neighborhoods back then were often referred to as projects. By the rant, the gentleman self-identified where he lives as a project.

harley_52
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harley_52 03/26/13 - 08:59 am
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Must Be Unique To This Area...

...where I've lived for over thirty years and never heard a private development referred to as a "project." For the previous thirty six years when I lived all over the place, anytime the word "project" was preceded by the word "housing" it always meant a government run "project" for lower income (government sponsored) tenants.

I guess I lived in all the wrong places.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 09:02 am
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SeenIt, Yep

SeenIt, what was interesting is the replies by Brad and that lady to the silly rant about Brad and myself were deleted on THAT site. What I said, to be clear, was that the murder rate the first part of the year is drastically lower in Richmond County than last year. I didn't praise any sheriff or criticize anyone. Brad said he wanted to see the results of new policing techiques and the results they will bring while noting the improved results currently. That also wasn't praise or criticism of anyone. He actually posted his entire Chronicle comment there. Silly with the deleting stuff when you are showed up. Thank goodness for the Chronicle.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 09:05 am
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Harley, well, like I said my

Harley, well, like I said my neighborhood wasn't Park Ave. although it was bought and paid for by us. When people ask me where in Charleston I grew up, I say take Dorchester Rd. north until they start throwing bricks at your car. The projects there were Dorchester Terrace and Waylyn.

harley_52
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harley_52 03/26/13 - 09:09 am
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As For The Ammo Purchases....

...by Homeland Security.

I see a lot of alarm coming from private citizens and elected officials as regards the quantity of ammunition purchased by DHS. While the quantities seem remarkable to me, I can't say for sure they are excessive compared to previous purchases. I've read that they are, but I can't prove it.

What's really remarkable to me is the kind of ammunition they're buying. Most of what they are buying is .40 S&W hollow point and .223 (5.56) hollow point rounds. This is highly unusual for the federal government. I spent 21 years in the Army and never saw any hollow point ammo issued to soldiers. Hollow point ammunition is way more expensive than the normal full metal jacket (FMJ) ammo usually used by the federal government. HP ammo is NOT for target shooting, nor used for most government applications. It is specifically intended to make big wounds, destroy organs, and smash bones.

Then there's the stories about all the "tanks" DHS is buying.

Obama pledged to build a civilian Army just as large and just as well equipped as the U.S. Army. It appears he's making good on that campaign pledge.

Who is he planning to fight?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 09:09 am
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Thanks CGee

He just sent me one of the best emails of all time...yes it did have a gun in it....& it was in use...hahahha

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/26/13 - 09:15 am
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Who is he planning to fight?
Unpublished

Who is he planning to fight? His enemies of course. He's on record as stating who his enemies are.....and that they should be punished.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 09:18 am
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Dreams

I have had some strange dreams lately....I won't put details on here but it had something to do with rockets in the DC area.....I dreamed many were killed right before the tsunami years ago........strange things are going on in our world today.....sometimes we can't see the forest for the trees.....no...I'm not on drugs (not the feel good ones anyway)...
We don't really know diddly about what really goes on...we are spoon fed info of their choice.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 09:27 am
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Really ...what do yall think..

How many on here believe we have a secret gov. other than what we see in DC.....
Big money pulling the trigger & deciding what really matters ....I read about meetings esp in other countries .......some things are just not available to the common man....I will look for some info today & put it on here...NO I'm not crazy yet......just keep an open mind please.

harley_52
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harley_52 03/26/13 - 09:33 am
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advertencia
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advertencia 03/26/13 - 09:42 am
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Window Tint Law

Why isnt there a law that prohibits car tint resalers to not sell tint that is illegal in the state Georgia. Project thunder is also on the look out for this too people so be careful to only get what the law allows you to get. GA Front sides 32% Rear Sides 32% Back Window 32% Visor 6" Net/Film NET. Ticket prices are $180+ each time you get stopped.

daphne3520
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daphne3520 03/26/13 - 09:48 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 09:59 am
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Is this true or not....

Government officials are elected to look out for you. They only want to make sure that you're healthy, safe and well protected... right after they make sure that they're healthier, safer and better protected. That's why FEMA has spent 1.3 billion dollars building secret bunkers all across the United States solely to house government officials in case the unthinkable happens

justthefacts
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justthefacts 03/26/13 - 10:11 am
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The Obamas

January in Hawaii, Feb skiing in Colorado, and now March in the Bahamas. Apparently times are only tough for the White House tour guides.

harley_52
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harley_52 03/26/13 - 10:17 am
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Dictionary.com

housing project
noun
a publicly built and operated housing development, usually intended for low- or moderate-income tenants, senior citizens, etc.
Also called project.

But, hey.....what do they know?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 10:34 am
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Harley, son of a gun, it does

Harley, son of a gun, it does say that. You are right. I guess that ranter is like me and doesn't realize he doesn't live in a housing project. But just to add to the confusion.
http://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/on-numbers/scott-thomas/2011/08/h...

Sweet son
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Sweet son 03/26/13 - 10:37 am
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@SeenitB4: Thanks for the forward on the CGee email!

The recoil on those two guns was incredible! LOL!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 11:03 am
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SeenIt, about that thing that

SeenIt, about that thing that can look in your houses, it reminds me of the x-ray vision glasses I ordered out the back of the comic book (didn't we call them funny books). The ad of the guy looking through the girl's dress made me send my hard earned grass cutting money in for the glasses. They didn't work, but I wore them around anyway and imagined I could see through the girls' clothes.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/26/13 - 11:44 am
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Stop looking at me RM! ;-)
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Stop looking at me RM! ;-)

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Jake 03/26/13 - 11:44 am
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Penalties

"Georgia also outlaws consensual sexual intercourse between unmarried persons with section 16-6-18, Fornication. The penalty provided under this section is a sentence of up to 12 months and up to a $1,000 fine."

That penalty is light compared to 18yrs with the same nagging woman and the untold thousands she cost you.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 12:15 pm
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Bilderberg Group

Have any of yall ever been invited to a meeting...naaah. I didn't think so...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bilderberg_Group

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 12:46 pm
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sweetson

I see you like the finer things in life....

RM...YOU would use xray glasses.....haha

countyman
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countyman 03/26/13 - 12:33 pm
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My positive reporting is doing great things!

Kinda funny the official 'negative nancies' from Columbia County care so deeply about my comments...

Riverman... Nobody said $600 is considered high rent, but you obviously have no idea how expensive that is compared to 'housing projects'.

Dichotomy.. Are you really serious? In that case plenty of neighborhoods all over the CSRA are housing projects, because many have at least one section 8 tenant.

I bet somebody doesn't want to hear that means plenty of neighborhoods off Columbia rd between Washington/North Belair and the Old Evans/Blue Ridge/Old Petersburg rd area in Martinez are housing projects. Pretty much the entire city limits of Grovetown is housing projects then.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 12:44 pm
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Sometimes I forget the

Sometimes I forget the average income levels of the counties.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 12:45 pm
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SeenIt, mirrors on shoes,

SeenIt, mirrors on shoes, too.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 12:47 pm
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river

Just look at that email again...& get some pointers.....:)

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 12:48 pm
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Clydesdales or Klysdales

To add to the idea that Riverman doesn't get it all the time, heck, I thought it was Klysdales.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/26/13 - 12:50 pm
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ctyman sezzzz

My positive reporting is doing great things!

Well I will give you credit...it is a nice change sometimes....humans tend to be negative more often than not....
Now will ctyman kick it into high gear for the Masters......you know what would be nice....have a bunch of beautiful photos on here of the flowers all over the CSRA....

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/26/13 - 12:51 pm
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Ha...employment filters cut

Ha...employment filters cut off some things such as recoil test pics. Even those I impose on my own company...that has one employee...me.

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