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IT WAS A TRAGEDY for the 8-year-old boy to have drowned in a neighbor’s swimming pool. Everyone’s heart should go out to his family. However, how can the sheriff and his department be held accountable? Isn’t a parent to be held accountable for the whereabouts of an 8-year-old child? … It’s not the sheriff’s job. It’s the parent’s.

HELEN BLOCKER-ADAMS seems like a very pleasant lady, but she strikes me as too much “sunshine and lollipops,” like the current mayor. Augusta needs a real leader in the mayor’s office who will take controversial stands and do what is right, not just tell people what they want to hear.

TO THE WOMAN in a yellow top and shorts, with a cup of coffee, walking her dog in Hereford Farm Road: Do not kick your dog. The next time if I see you kicking your dog I will call the police.

IT SEEMS YOU keep throwing money and more people keep becoming homeless and needing the money, free foods, clothes, etc. How are these people really being helped to get out of their homeless situation? Are they really able to work? If so, why do they not take a lot of these open jobs?

I HOPE PEOPLE were not fooled by the Liber­tarians at the gay pride festival in Augusta. They say they are for gay mar­riage, but what they won’t tell you is that they are also for repealing all of the nondiscrimination laws for employment and housing. Do you want to go back to the bad old days where it was legal to fire someone or deny them housing simply because they are gay? Then vote Libertarian.

MR. MOORE, THERE are other Chinese restaurants, thankfully. It is sorry when businesses, especially homegrown and not a national chain, have to close. As for the odd phrasing, it’s too bad we don’t have more American-made items to buy in the U.S.

HOW NICE THAT MAGIC Johnson’s company will help to set up a learning center for kids. But I sure hope the learning is not all by computers. That would seem to be a way for computer companies to overly encourage poor kids to have to depend on such expensive gadgets. What happened to learning centers who teach about book learning?

PAULA DEEN SAID a slur years ago and gets blasted. Blacks say it every day and “just part of the culture” is the answer. Double standard, and Democrats need to grow up and play nice.

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Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/10/13 - 07:38 am
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WOW......7:30 and no
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WOW......7:30 and no comments? Is everyone gone? Where are the langoliers?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/10/13 - 07:39 am
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Ranter #1. Don't you
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Ranter #1. Don't you know....the state is responsible for EVERYTHING now. There is no such thing as personal responsibility......that is what the "progressives" are pushing for.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 07:41 am
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about the Penneys story from yesterday

Not a c/p as some stated...it happened ust like I said...

My thoughts are this...if YOU come to the USA please try & adapt to OUR customs or why come here.....now if that riles your skirt up...so be it...I'm tired of the USA bending over for other countries customs....like it or not...my friends...this isn't Pakistan or a muslim country YET YET YET..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 07:43 am
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also

If YOU don't want a man to see your hair....why go to a busy mall to have it done....stay at home & do it yourself....in some opinions on here it seems the woman should have the mall empty of men to suit HER custom...GIVE ME A BREAK.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 07:47 am
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about P Deen

I will continue to support he BECAUSE she was railroaded...

Blacks say it every day and “just part of the culture” is the answer. Double standard,

Yes...it is a double standard...I wish yall had seen Bill OReilly last night....he said & asked the same questions I have been asking on here...
He said to a black minister...Why are you so upset about Zimmerman when 93% of black murders are at the hands of other blacks!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 07:49 am
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too much “sunshine and lollipops,”

Now that is funny....Augusta needs leadership all right....keep looking.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 07:52 am
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It’s not the sheriff’s job. It’s the parent’s.

And that would solve a lot of problems in Augusta..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 08:01 am
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and corgi to this

I'm just not into religious intolerance, and Americans truly don't understand the very strict religious laws that Muslims from other countries live under.
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Oh yes I do understand....I understand that some want their religion to come first & others can take a dive...

The man was a frequent CUSTOMER...along with the girlfriend....why in the world should they STAY OUT OF A SALON to suit a muslim woman....that is what she wanted....this is a place of business ...if they cater to that INSANITY they wouldn't have a dang business...

Sometimes I see why we are going downhill in the USA.....just posting on here gives me a clue.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 08:12 am
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BTW

On the Atlanta news this week.....a restaurant mgr said that the same woman who caused the flak for P Deen in Savannah also caused him to lose his job in Atla....true/false...I don't know...this was on tv ..go figure.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 08:55 am
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From his own mouth...

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (D), who was forced to resign from office in 2008 over a prostitution scandal but now plans to run for city comptroller, says the sex industry is exploitative but he simply could not control himself.

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soapy_725 07/10/13 - 09:00 am
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Some migrate from job to job looking for discrimination suits.
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Some migrate from job to job looking for discrimination suits.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 07/10/13 - 09:01 am
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I Samuel 8, human governments will take your children.......
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I Samuel 8, human governments will take your children.......

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 09:03 am
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Why don't we hear more about this

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/10/sea-water-contamination-fukushi...

Instead of the constant garbage on tv....babys daddie---kim k---& trials galore!!!

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nocnoc 07/10/13 - 09:33 am
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Awaiting the verdict of the Zimmerman Trial

If found innocent will it be another Black Riot that results in more dead for nothing. Or, will the Black community accept the rule of law?

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/07/08/Broward-county-sherif...

I already read of Reverends already running their mouths and stirring up racial unrest.

Isn't this called Hate Speak by the liberals?
Oh that's right we cannot use liberal terms like Hate Speech against liberals, that is only for right wings evil conservatives.

Isn't this interfering with the justice system and violating Zimmerman right to a fair & untainted trial? Oh that's right we cannot use liberals attacks & processes against liberals.

Isn't this going to get the local activists $$$$ collections, TV appearance $$$$ and donations rolling in. Oh that's right liberals can collect money for any reason an it is a good cause. It is never to line their pockets. That is what right wings evil conservatives do according to liberals.

Then there is always the extra step of having a Democratically appointed AG - DOJ stepping into retry the case. Just saying "civil rights" violation worth 200k low information voter votes, just before the next election.

Question:
When was the last White nationwide or larger city Riot in the USA over a jury verdict between a White and a Black?

Parting shot.
Mr. Zimmerman is more Hispanic than white, but he is called White.

Mr. Barry Santos (Obama) is more White but is called Black.
(See NEWSWEEK Mag. of him with the FDR pose picture.)

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Dudeness 07/10/13 - 09:45 am
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Rant 4: Homeless/Needy

When you subsidize something, you get more of it. We provide permanent incentives to stay home and not work, so that is what we get more of. There are so many people who will allow the government to place a glass ceiling over their head and convince them to never strive for more in life, but rather to stay poor in exchange for their votes.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 09:59 am
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yes nocnoc..I have seen this on tv

I already read of Reverends already running their mouths and stirring up racial unrest.

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Riverman1 07/10/13 - 10:20 am
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Obama ran his mouth about

Obama ran his mouth about Martin-Zimmerman in another example of his poor judgment. If the riots start after the verdict he is part of the cause.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 10:28 am
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baby shot through the head

Any news on THAT...any tv coverage on THAT...any minister upset about THAT....any trial on tv.....the news media has sunk to a new low...especially tv news.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/10/13 - 10:37 am
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Remember the innocent hiker in the N Ga mtns

She was killed by a thug...he just received more life sentences in other killings...
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/gary-michael-hilton-gets-4-life-sente...

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Little Lamb 07/10/13 - 10:48 am
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Race

nocnoc posted:

Mr. Zimmerman is more Hispanic than white, but he is called White.

Zimmerman identifies his race as white. He identifies his regional origin as Hispanic. Hispanic is not a race. Hispaniola is the region of the globe that leads to the regional designation of Hispanic. But I don't expect the current news media (i.e., Democratic National Convention press agency) to educate the public in this regard.

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internationallyunknown 07/10/13 - 11:41 am
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Rednecks

Every race has a derogatory term that has a different meaning when used by someone not of that particular race....

What are we jumping on blacks? They sure don't run the companies that severed ties with Deen.

To really take a stand, boycott Walmart, Sears, Home Deopt, Smithfield, and Food Network...or is it easier to JUST BALME THE BLACKS?

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internationallyunknown 07/10/13 - 11:47 am
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Lets riot!

There were HUNDREDS OF protests to have Zimmerman arrested. We're any of those protests violent????

Everyone seems to forget those.....

America has a DEEP FASCINATION with black people.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/10/13 - 11:59 am
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"Every race has a derogatory
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"Every race has a derogatory term that has a different meaning when used by someone not of that particular race...."

You are right....yet the derogatory term that YOU posted was allowed to stand. If I put a derogatory term for a black person, the system automatically removes it. Again....the double standard. It seems that it's OK to be derogatory towards white people.

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itsanotherday1 07/10/13 - 12:03 pm
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"There were HUNDREDS OF

"There were HUNDREDS OF protests to have Zimmerman arrested. We're any of those protests violent????"

Yes. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2012/0426/Trayvon-Martin-case-spark...

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/10/13 - 12:04 pm
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itsanotherday.....enough with
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itsanotherday.....enough with the verifiable facts.....Just blame the blacks...right?

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dichotomy 07/10/13 - 12:09 pm
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"WOW......7:30 and no

"WOW......7:30 and no comments? Is everyone gone?"

Hard to type when you're treading water. What's with all the rain?

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justthefacts 07/10/13 - 12:22 pm
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water

Global Rain, we must do something.

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Jake 07/10/13 - 12:32 pm
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Cleansing

I guess the CSRA needed a good hose-down.

@dichotomy - How is the culvert holding out? Did you ever get it fixed?

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