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MARK SANFORD WINS a congressional seat in S.C. That is hard to believe! What about the GOP’s so- called “family values”? I guess in South Carolina, as long as you are conservative, Charles Manson could get elected …

RANT TO THE person who compares military fatalities to fatalities of those in the embassies. Embassies are under the State Department, not the Department of Defense. That should give you a clue that they have different functions and the expected safety of the personnel is different. Shame on the Obama administration for lying about the death of those in Benghazi!

WHY IS SCOTT DEAN still in jail? The daughter recanted months ago and he is still in prison?

I PLACE A CALL TO the Georgia Department of Labor at 9 a.m. just to ask a question, and the woman who answered the phone had the snottiest disposition ever! I greeted her with a pleasant, “Good morning,” and she promptly grunted in return as her phone attitude got worse when I asked my questions. It’s often the same when visiting the office in person. One would think having a job would make one a bit more pleasant. In addition, customer service skills should be required, and … Why was she so angry at 9 a.m.?

CONGRATULATIONS TO the voters in South Caro­lina who knowingly put a reptile in office. Folks, if he slithers around like a snake, acts like a snake, he is, in fact, a snake.

NOW THAT THE real estate market is picking up, I have a favor to ask of real estate persons and mortgage lenders: PU-LEEEZE don’t sell homes and lend money to those who can’t afford to buy it and maintain it. There are too many homes in the neighborhoods which have roofs needing repair, sheets for window drapes and yards which look like a waste disposal site as well as homes abandoned after a short time after moving in. I know you get a large bonus from selling a home, but be sensitive to the folks in established neighborhoods.

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN things fall to pieces at home? What Obama does is change the subject and run to Mexico.

EVERYBODY INVOLVED in Syria is anti-American, anti-Israel and anti-civilization. So, no matter whom Obama arms in the Syrian fight, he’ll be arming our enemies.

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GeorgiaNotOnMyMind
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GeorgiaNotOnMyMind 05/16/13 - 06:10 pm
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SC Family Values

I noticed you are critical of the 'famly values' of the citizens of South Carolina and their legislators. While I don't agree that Sanford should have been elected, it seems to me that I remember a Senator Holley from the Augusta area that plastered a huge cross on the Lamar Building and then did time for fraud and various other charges. I think you need to leave us alone and stay on your side of the river.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 06:41 pm
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Charles Manson could get

To The Rant about Charles Manson could get elected.

Sorry Charlie is serving LIFE+ in a Calif. Prison for Murders.
Is a multiple convicted felonies,
and he is not a resident of SC.
There are rules here in the South.

A fallen Conservative having HAD a middle life crisis is worth 4 liberals and/or comedians that would just rubber stamp the Obama Socialist agenda.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 06:44 pm
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Real estate agents actually

Real estate agents actually have several ways for messing up strong communities.

Blocking busting,
Rental filled with Section 8's
Apartments next to a quiet housing area. (ie. Richmond Hill Rd.)

carcraft
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carcraft 05/16/13 - 08:47 pm
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I just love liberals posting

I just love liberals posting about Sanford. Well lets see here, Obama promised open ethical government. We now know Obama covered up Fast and Furious, Bengahzi, the IRS abused it's power and his justice department has AP records under circumstances that are questionable. Instead of complaining about the double standard of Republicans they had better start cleaning the stable the occupant of the White House is in before he strangles on his own manure!

jdsgirl63
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jdsgirl63 05/16/13 - 10:07 pm
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There are bad eggs everywhere, however....

Real Estate Agents can't sell a house to anyone without approval from a mortgage lender.

Real Estate Agents have nothing to do with Section 8 (the choice of leasing to a Section 8 recipient is made by the property owner, not the hired agent) or Apartment communities being built in quiet neighborhoods, that would be the developers and city that approve the zoning and building.

And I'm not sure what decade you're living in, but block busting and steering have been illegal for decades, there is a thing called Fair Housing, which is strictly enforced. HUD has 'shoppers' across the nation to make certain everyone is being treated fairly.

FYI, all realtors are bound by the Code of Ethics, which isn't to be taken lightly and if violated there are serious repercussions.

If you know any realtors breaking Fair Housing or Code of Ethics regulations, I urge you to report them directly to the GA Real Estate Commission.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 10:17 pm
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The RAVE for a Very Special

The RAVE for a Very Special ARC Employee.

Donna Murray

Not only did she answer her phone quickly, without it going to Voice mail. She did so quickly, and had the answer to correctly
resolve a friends real estate tax question all in the same short
call.

We got None of the typical ARC run around.
We got None of the common ARC I'll have to call you back brush offs.

What we did get was a polite, knowledgeable ARC Staff Member who was a great help.

Again,
Thank you Donna,

for helping my 75 year old friend, who was at wits end and worried she would have to cut back on food or power to cover the tax bill increase, until you quickly cleared up her misunderstanding.

ARC needs more staff like you.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 10:22 pm
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A RANT to those 6 on the ARC

A RANT to those 6 on the ARC commissioners

that voted for the 100% increase in Garbage fees then adjusted them a little more.

I would love to see a NEW ARC TAX RULE requiring 8 out of 10 Commissioner votes to increase taxes and service fees.

Or a Voter approval vote on New tax Increases, because it is obvious 6 commissioners don't understand the meaning of FIX INCOME.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 05/16/13 - 10:25 pm
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"... Why was she so angry at 9 a.m.?"

Because you thoughtlessly violated the sacred creed of the public employee,

"I won't work, and you can't make me."

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 05/16/13 - 10:31 pm
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"... if he slithers around like a snake,

... acts like a snake, he is, in fact, a snake."

Apparently, the voters wanted someone whose private life may have been a train wreck, but whose bad behaviour would not hidden by a complicit press. The state is better off with a serpent than someone who "votes his conscience" which just happens to be the same as Reid and Pelosi's.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 05/16/13 - 10:33 pm
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"...FYI, all realtors are bound by the Code of Ethics..."

Guffaw...chortle...giggle...wheeze..!

Oh. You were serious.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/16/13 - 10:34 pm
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jdsgirl63 - dwell on this

jdsgirl63 - dwell on this BLOCK BUSTING Example.

Goshen Community. 2010-2011+

A House is in VA forecolsure and the bid was awarded.
Before the closing was finished, The Owner/Agent had the house approved and listed for Section 8. 12 days later, we had the Section 8 group dumped into the house. The house was never inspected and broken Sewer line, busted light fixtures, No hot water, no working HVAC. Our peaceful street in 3 months then had 6+ yard shed burglaries, 4 drug busts for weed, a shooting and the kid that started hanging out there ended up murdering a friend. The section 8 "group" was comprised of: 1 working person a female 22 y/o 3 kids, spread over 2 daddies, a brother with a weed and Alcohol problem bumming change on the street for his next tall boy. Plus her Northern Baby-mama daddy that run out on his Baby-mama in Connecticut owing 18 month child support.

The Owner Agent did well, while the community was hosed.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 05/17/13 - 12:51 am
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Master contortionist. Anyone

Master contortionist.

Anyone who voted for our current prez, and is proud of their vote, should try out for Cirque du Soleil.

The way you twist yourselves in order to justify this embarrassment is truly worthy of a paying gig.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 05/17/13 - 04:52 am
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Real estate agents

Real estate agents are going the way of land line phones. The internet has changed everything. I sold my house in two weeks without an agent. Why pay someone thousands of dollars to hold your hand buying or selling?

myfather15
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myfather15 05/17/13 - 05:53 am
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Well, I'm not a liberal.....

But, I'm still disgusted that Mark Sanford made it into office. It has NOTHING to do with his extra-marital affair; but his being forced to pay back 75k for using TAXPAYER FUNDS, to pay for his trips to Argentina and elsewhere. I certainly don't want to argue with my conservative friends but THIS MAN, should have never made it past the primary.

Now, I realize primary's are where character and morals count, and THAT is where I'm saying he should have lost. Because once you get to the general elections, voters care more about having someone they agree with on issues, rather than a high character. BUT, it's sad that we keep putting the same people in office over and over again. Keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results? Isn't that the very definition of insanity?

No, my conservative friends; I simply can NOT get behind this election and feel good about it. I'm not quite THAT party loyal, I care more about right and wrong than party support. The truth is, I actually am ok with losing and election in order to stand for whats right. Again, I'm just saying this man should have NEVER made it past the primary. Oh well.

myfather15
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myfather15 05/17/13 - 05:56 am
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#3

Scott Dean is probably still in jail because there is MUCH more to the story than YOU and I probably know about. Chill out and let those in charge of this type thing do their jobs; they do them quite well. I knew there was more to the story when I first heard about her recanting. Was very peculiar that she recanted shortly after moving back home. OR, should we just release him because YOU say he didn't do it?? Give the system a chance.

carcraft
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carcraft 05/17/13 - 06:44 am
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My problem with many

My problem with many canidates is that I feel I have to be practical. Obama care was passed on a proceedural vote in the Senate that didn't allow filibuster . Robert Byrd refused to allow votes of this nature on igtems of this import, even though he was a Democrat he still understood good legislation comes rom copromise and the ugly procees of debate. If a Democrat got in that gave the Democrats one more vote and more power. We need to tie up the Senate and the House so Obama is neutralized. The Immigration bill is a diseater. Until e secure our boarders, put in good visa controls and accountability then we discuss what to do with those already here. Arizona just won another court victory allowing them to refuse drivers licenses to those here illegally. So I don't particularly like Sanfords BS but it is one more aid in check mating Obama's ambitions of fundamentally changing America.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 05/17/13 - 06:47 am
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Be careful what you wish for...

It seems there is a growing movement to impeach the Emperor. Do you reall want to put Joe Biden in position to run as an incumbent?

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 05/17/13 - 06:52 am
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For the spelling/grammar nazis

Here is the missing "y" for my previous post.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 07:12 am
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Sorry RKill

We can't just throw a y anywhere we please......either you are the y will have to be in time out now.....or the posse will come to your house tonight...the posse needs some practice anyway....they are getting slow & draggy......someone took their viagra pills & they are grouchy!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 07:16 am
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about Sanford

He has name clout now...good or bad doesn't matter...some just remember the name...
Pat Robertson says ....welll a man is just a man.....that the woman needs to clean up & make him want to come home.....yep he said THAT!
Bless his heart...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 07:20 am
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Real Estate folks

Dang...I wish I had a dollar for every time they fudged the truth....& some are MASTERS at it...even my devoted guys are good at it.....lately we have had a lot of calls with agents trying to buy some rental property of ours ...sooo I'm checking to see what is going in around the place...because SOMETHING is ..lol

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 07:27 am
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Thanks stewart

For splaining about Asians...now that you have been married to one I know where to go to get my info.......come to think...many on here have been or now married to one....they must be doing something right...but I do see what you said about education...VEEERRY important in their life.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 05/17/13 - 07:44 am
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Good Morning America

RK....YES YES, "Do you really want to put Joe Biden in position to run as an incumbent?"

There is no way ANYBODY could be as non-American as the King SMNCICBHO(M), Hammer & Sickle Man that has destroyed America as he has in the past almost 5 years. At lease we could deal with a dummy.

etlinks
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etlinks 05/17/13 - 07:46 am
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Don't bash SC !

Sanfords election was not state wide. I hope I don't have to repeat this again. But I will.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 05/17/13 - 08:02 am
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Harrass conservatives...get promoted to Obamacare tax collector.

This IRS thing just keeps getting better. Now it seems that the woman who was in charge of the IRS division when they started targeting conservative groups, Sarah Hall Ingram, is NOW IN CHARGE of..........ta-da......THE IRS OBAMACARE DIVISION. Now don't we feel good about that? If you donated to the TEA Party no knee replacements for you. She's got your tax records to assist her liberal friends on the death panel in making your healthcare decisions.

Benghazi, the IRS, the AP phone records, the EPA.......I'd say that by June it will be hard to tell which stinks the most. The Obama administration or the garbage in Augusta.

carcraft
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carcraft 05/17/13 - 08:15 am
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Cobalt George

COBALT Georges, I have been using 'SMNCICBHO", I request permission to use it, SMNCICBHO saves time at the key board!

Young Fred
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Young Fred 05/17/13 - 08:19 am
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I doubt...

the garbage in Detroit comes close to the stench of the Obama administration!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 08:23 am
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A National Movement

Is that the same as a bowel movement....nahhh I'm not trying to be cutsey...
This am the first tv program was this..
Shooting in downtown Atlanta BUT police say the victim nor bystanders will help police identify the shooter....duuuh...but will raise hell if something isn't done....well now....maybe the tooth fairy will help the police..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/17/13 - 08:25 am
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Excuse me

What movement was mustered up for the innocent folks sitting on that bench on Riverwalk?? Give me a clue because I want to thank them...I think the posters on here raise some heck...but anyone else??
The donor did & I thanked him/her.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 05/17/13 - 08:41 am
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Seenit, they're not all super-nerds

... my in (now, out)-laws are living proof of that! But a quick illustration to show the difference in attitude; I was a tutor in coversational and formal American English (their schools teach the British form) for several years while stationed in Seoul. My wife and I were on a bus which are like the ones in Japan, crowded to a chumminess uncomfortable here in the West when two girls in the uniform of the school I served got up from their seats and offered them to us. When two other passengers went to sit, the girls reproofed them by pointing to us and saying "seon-saeng-nim", teacher. The two interlopers stood back up and gave the curt head bow that is a public apology and moved aside so we could sit.

Can you imagine that happening in the US?

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