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DOES YOUR NEIGHBOR drive a maroon SUV, its back window full of stickers, and he is doing a renovation on his or another home? Please give him a map to the city landfill along with a few $ as he is the cheapskate who has been illegally dumping trailers full of junk at the old VA grounds in Forest Hills. I went there to do a trash cleanup for Earth Day when I caught him red-handed. Now the stuff’s too heavy to clean up.

RICARDO, YOU CERTAINLY know how to attract people to your incredible personality! And, only $416 for your little “perks!” If only we peons could find such a deal! When will the regents wake up and admit their mistake?

HARD TO BELIEVE THAT with all the news about obesity and overweight children in our country that students are only required to take P.E. one semester out of four years of high school. Columbia County Board of Education, can you change this?

REPUBLICANS AREN’T the ones taking money from your Social Security or Medicare. It’s Obama; no one else. He needs it to continue foreign aid.

THERE IS TOO MUCH corruption in the Section 8 Housing Authority. Whom does one complain to?

COUNTY WORKERS won’t clear standing water, and they won’t spray for mosquitoes. When the plague starts, please don’t be standing around scratching your heads wondering what happened.

THERE IS CORRUPTION at the Augusta Housing Au­thority.

DO SOMETHING THAT will make yourself feel better, even if it is wrong. Better hurry; times a wastin’.

SHOULD GROWN PEOPLE care what Ryan Lochte does?

PEOPLE WITH 350 stolen credit and debit cards in their car should not drive 100 mph on the interstate.

ALL WILL BE RIGHT with the world when Joffrey gets his just rewards.

WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE on the courthouse steps for that baby in Bruns­wick?

MY HUSBAND IS A CONTRACTOR. You wouldn’t believe the problems he has had with the procurement department.

OUR GROUNDHOG WAS right. That yankee groundhog was all wrong. Just goes to show you.

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dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 04/28/13 - 08:43 pm
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"...I caught him red-handed..."

Really? Are you the only one on the planet without a cell phone with a camera? Proof positive; license plate number, c'mon.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 04/28/13 - 08:48 pm
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"...You wouldn’t believe the problems

...he has had with the procurement department."

Of course we would. Anyone dealing with the city for the simplest thing gets a hassle from --hard to call them employees as they don't seem to work at anything other than running up cellphone minutes-- the bad attitude and hygiene clowns behind the counter. Procurement, with its two-fer untouchable queen bee, has to be particularly bad.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 04/28/13 - 08:50 pm
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nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/29/13 - 09:33 am
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THERE IS TOO MUCH corruption

Update to correct O dark 30 typo.
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THERE IS TOO MUCH corruption in the Section 8 Housing Authority. Whom does one complain to?

Good question:
A few local downtown commissioners - NO the South Side is there dumping ground.

To the Fed's NO, Those in power want the votes the Sections 8 offer.

In fact there is 1 Section 8 Slum Lord, as I was told by a local politician, that this slum lord has between 43 - 56 Section houses he rents out.

We saw one of his houses in GOSHEN on Burningtree Ln.
No repairs, no AC no heat, No working sewer, and missing lights.
He bought the house at a VA foreclosure, and had it listed and rented on Section 8 in under 20 days. Before closing we were told????

Go figure the speed he accomplished that.
We could only figure he gets moved to the front of the line for section 8 rentals by someone downtown.

Oh!, Although he lives in Martinez, he has Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina and other addresses to avoid warnings and requests.

YES, there are problems with and abuses of the Augusta Area Section 8 process.

But who can you trust to point them out too?

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 04/28/13 - 10:43 pm
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Section 8 Housing

Our main hope is the Augusta Chronicle - they are the best when it comes to digging up "dirt". Go to it AC!! Please???

countyman
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countyman 04/28/13 - 11:37 pm
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Food for thought!!!

The majority of commissioners live south of Gordon Hwy(4 of 10). None of the commissioners live in the real downtown(CBD).. Bill Fennoy who lives in the Laney Walker neighbohrood is really only thing close to an 'downtown commissioner'.

Can't we please stop with all the downtown conspiracy theories... Bill Fennoy has more in common with the majority of South Augusta(except for Goshen, Brown rd, Old Waynesboro, etc) compared to the Central Business District.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 04/29/13 - 04:35 am
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Countyman Says

Countyman says, "The majority of commissioners live south of Gordon Hwy(4 of 10)."

Should I even try?

palmetto1008
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palmetto1008 04/29/13 - 04:50 am
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County is good at spin...math
Unpublished

County is good at spin...math skills aren't required....or is it arithmetic??

nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/29/13 - 06:26 am
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Actually 7 out 10 districts

Actually 7 out 10 districts cross Gordon Hwy. so Countyman has some point there.

Surprise Yes 4 of 10, live not where they politic.

None the less The Downtown 5 are still the Downtown 5.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 04/29/13 - 07:51 am
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The death of me ...yet

Do yall know how much fun it is to have your puter hijacked & all kind of jibberish comes across.....even weird sounds ....how close you come to throwing the machine on the floor & stomping the grits outta it.....

I do.

LillyfromtheMills
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LillyfromtheMills 04/29/13 - 07:57 am
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B4

Just throw the dang thing out the window!

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/29/13 - 08:04 am
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@Riverman1 4/29/13 - 4:35 am

I told you months ago that Countyman never passed a statistics course throughout his school career. Though he uses the words average, mean, median, and majority frequently in his posts; the words have no meaning in his consciousness.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/29/13 - 08:11 am
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Hey!

Ranter #1: You don't have to give us the license plate number, just tell us what is on the stickers. We'll find the SUV and notify authorities.

allhans
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allhans 04/29/13 - 08:22 am
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The trash dumping is probably

The trash dumping is probably from a nearby site. I will keep my eyes open.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 04/29/13 - 08:27 am
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Good Morning R&R's And America

Darn, Today's R&R's looks like CobaltGeorge's one liners.

At lease, AZZZIZZ hit the headlines only once today.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 04/29/13 - 08:52 am
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ok to this rave

DO SOMETHING THAT will make yourself feel better, even if it is wrong. Better hurry; times a wastin’.

After my hair pulling night with puters..I now realize I have an addiction....sooo today I'm going to try & wean myself away from this shiny screen....don't care how funny---interesting ...etc..yall are funny at times.....there is life ...I have been told....times a wastin'.

daphne3520
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daphne3520 04/29/13 - 10:07 am
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Last "comment," Please remember.....
Unpublished

there are Yankees and those that wish they were!

daphne3520
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daphne3520 04/29/13 - 10:08 am
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nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/29/13 - 10:18 am
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RANT to DISHONEST National Election officials

The more we know, but still nothing is being done.

Why?

Indiana State Prosecutor Stan Levco announced,
Two former Indiana elections board officials have pleaded guilty. It seems they told Democrat officials and workers to fake the names and signatures that Obama and Hillary Clinton needed to qualify for the presidential race.

It was also noted in some inner city precincts, Obama garnered between 98 and 100 percent of the vote. This was most frequently noted about Philadelphia, Pa., and Cleveland, Ohio. Incredulous observers stated,

“Third world dictators don’t even get 99 percent of the vote.”

“...the last guy that got this percentage of the vote was Saddam Hussein, and the people that didn’t vote for him got shot.”

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/29/13 - 10:54 am
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nocnoc

The only thing that worries me about that story is that those who cast votes for other than Obama weren't screaming from the rooftops when it was reported that he got 100% in that precinct.

I know I would have, and you too.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/29/13 - 11:16 am
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It is enough to make you vomit....

"More Documents Released Show USDA's Partnership with Mexico in Promoting Food Stamps for Illegals in US"

"The promotion of the food stamp program, now known as 'SNAP' (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), includes a Spanish-language flyer provided to the Mexican Embassy by the USDA with a statement advising Mexicans in the U.S. that they do not need to declare their immigration status in order to receive financial assistance. Emphasized in bold and underlined, the statement reads, 'You need not divulge information regarding your immigration status in seeking this benefit for your children,'" writes Judicial Watch."

http://cnsnews.com/blog/joe-schoffstall/more-documents-released-show-usd...

triscuit
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triscuit 04/29/13 - 11:45 am
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THERE IS CORRUPTION at the

THERE IS CORRUPTION at the Augusta _____________________. (insert any department name)

countyman
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countyman 04/29/13 - 12:39 pm
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'majority'

The 'majority' of commissioners live south of Gordon Hwy(South Augusta or Hephzibah), compared to any other individual area.

A. Mason- South Augusta
B. Lockett- South Augusta
J. Jackson- South Augusta
W. Guilfoyle- city limits of Hephzibah

D. Smith- West Augusta
G. Smith- West Augusta

Bill Fennoy- Laney Walker

M. Williams- MLK

C. Johnson-Kings Wood/Lyndon Grove

M. Davis- Forest Hills

Noncoc... I'm glad to see you meant in terms of voting, and not where they live or the constituents they represent.

LillyfromtheMills
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LillyfromtheMills 04/29/13 - 01:18 pm
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B4

Come see me out in the woods I'll throw my computer in the pond - wanta go Running Bare?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/29/13 - 01:56 pm
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Bare

I'll go running with you, Lilly.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 04/29/13 - 02:57 pm
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Dealing with the number 10

You could say 4 Commissioners live in South Augusta and 6 live in other places. But as you notice from that, the majority (more than half) don't live in South Augusta. Don't let me bother you with these definitions though.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 04/29/13 - 03:46 pm
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Someone's math is off.....4

Someone's math is off.....4 out of 10 does not denote majority.

harley_52
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harley_52 04/29/13 - 03:52 pm
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Anybody Heard From....

....Willow Bailey? I need to ask her something offline (not board related) but haven't seen her around.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 04/29/13 - 05:31 pm
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"...DISHONEST National Election officials..."

It amazes me as well. This has been going on and complained about since Sanchez beat Dornan (pre-voting polling was 55-45 in favour of Dornan) in California 68% to 48% of registered voters. (Not mis-typed ) Or the recount where Al Franken and Coleman were at a statistical deal heat; uncounted ballots were found and lo! Franken wins by 312 votes; all the "newly discovered overlooked" ballots for Franken, of course. Later, in a cursory search, 341 ineligible criminals were found to have voted.

Darby
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Darby 04/29/13 - 05:49 pm
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"County is good at spin...math skills

aren't required....or is it arithmetic??"

.
Wouldn't know really, math is Greek to me.

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