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MILEY CYRUS WAS a disgrace at the MTV Video Music Awards. Her slutty and slightly pornographic performance was not what you would expect on television since a lot of younger viewers were watching. More appropriate at a second-rate strip joint.

SO, PEOPLE THINK they can strike to make fast-food places pay them even $15 an hour? Please, all you people dumb enough to think they are entitled to that level of pay, do strike. Then hopefully the smart folks who happen to be on unemployment will then have jobs to get to.

PLEASE STOP LEAVING kids alone for even a minute in a public place or street. This morning, I felt like I almost had a heart attack when a young child ran out onto the street as the mother just stood there on the sidewalk, busy with her phone. It was not until a driver had time to slow down and bear down on his horn that the mother then ran out onto the road to retrieve that little child.

DID YOU ALL SEE the crowds that showed up for the ASU A Day for GRU? No? There were none. What else can you expect when you have a minimum “donation” of $25 in order to get even a hamburger? I knew in the past they let any little donation just to get to say 100 percent giving from some departments. But how can you expect the little people who did not get raises for years and years and who got dumped with extra work to have the money to give so much?

THIS IS TO THE demon who shot that young man in Dogwood Terrace. You know who you are, and the people you hang with know what you did. I have lived here 11 years. We as black people ought to think more of ourselves than a bunch of thugs, pants down, with a bunch of baby mamas not taking responsibility for your children. We need to pray and get an education and things will change. Until then Richmond County will baby-sit you because I will call them if I see you selling drugs or even arguing. Come on, people, think more of yourselves. We can’t blame the white man. We did this all by ourselves.

THE RICHMOND COUNTY Board of Education discriminates against white candidates for jobs. I’m a white man, and I’ve applied for more than 30 jobs with the board and haven’t gotten even one interview. I see why whites move out to Columbia County.

HOW DO YOU BECOME a single mother, and where is the father? They use that excuse a lot with no explanation.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/12/13 - 07:53 pm
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Interesting event out here on Old Waynesboro Rd and Brown Rd.

about 70 mins ago.

While the investigator, in his Sunday best, along with several extremely crisp uniformed deputies remember the TV Show COPS is in town filming were not providing any details to the public, the Brown Rd. Dollar General store clerk across the street from the shooting said it involved at least 2 people.

I will enjoy reading about it in the E-paper soon.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/12/13 - 10:11 pm
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Too Bad Rant 5

that many others of your culture doesn't have the same attitude that you do.

You are so Right! "We did this all by ourselves".

Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/13/13 - 07:22 am
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Turn the Channel

The ranter must have looked hard on cable TV to find the MTV Awards with Miley and then be offended. Easy enough to turn the channel instead of finding an offending program and then complaining about it.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/13/13 - 07:24 am
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Kerry, "This is not a game."

Heh, heh, heh. Know why he said that? Because the whole world is laughing at us and KNOW it IS a game with Obama and Kerry. Let's just put Putin in charge of our foreign policy.

pearlthesquirrel
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pearlthesquirrel 09/13/13 - 08:22 am
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RCBOE v. CCBOE (2013)
Unpublished

If you think R.C.B.O.E is "discriminatory," and you think Columbia County is anything less, well, you've got another thing coming my friend. C.C.B.O.E is as biased as they come - so I advise you to "ask around" to people that have attempted to get into that "good ol' boys club" - you might be surprised.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/13/13 - 08:25 am
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Rant # 1

"MILEY CYRUS WAS a disgrace at the MTV Video Music Awards. Her slutty and slightly pornographic performance was not what you would expect on television since a lot of younger viewers were watching. More appropriate at a second-rate strip joint"

Many Americans have the motto, "Live and let live", BUT to take that to such an extream like being on TV, some people have no morals!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/13/13 - 08:29 am
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Rant # 2

"SO, PEOPLE THINK they can strike to make fast-food places pay them even $15 an hour? Please, all you people dumb enough to think they are entitled to that level of pay, do strike. Then hopefully the smart folks who happen to be on unemployment will then have jobs to get to"

It's called a L_I_V_I_N_G W_A_G_E!!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/13/13 - 08:40 am
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Living Wage Kills Jobs

About this “living wage” justification to make owners of businesses pay more in wages. So all that has to be done is come up with a phrase and free enterprise principles are thrown out? Do you think hamburgers will go higher in price if hamburger flippers are paid $15 an hour? Will people stop buying as many hamburgers? Will fast food places close? Will investors start to take their money out of these fast food concepts? Will those people willing to work for less not have anywhere to work? Net effect, those currently with jobs will lose them.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 09/13/13 - 08:51 am
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Just saw where an Indian

Just saw where an Indian court in New Delphi India gave four men death sentences for the gang-rape and death of a young woman. It’s off to the gallows with them (after the usual appeals). One can only hope the ruling is upheld.

I wonder what would happen to the crime rate in the U.S. if we brought back the gallows?

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 09/13/13 - 09:25 am
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t3

My apologies if you thought I was being unfair, my sense of humor is quite dry and it was meant in jest along with your post, not to demean you! That being said:
A Living Wage is to be earned. I hear people raising the roof over the founder of Papa John's living well. What they don't realize is all the hard work and low salary he took for years to build that business into what it is today. They think he should live like a pauper so that his employees can make a Living Wage! Share his wealth.. Hmm, that's like the Government coming into your house telling you that you have a 3 bedroom house and you only use one, so you now have to give housing in the other 2 bedrooms to these people who don't work and and you don't know because they deserve the life you have worked your whole life for! That "Living Wage" will hit everyone who has worked for what they have right on the bullseye of the bank account! If it doesn't, then those businesses will fail and close, then unemployment continues to rise, until the Government steps in and reopens it. Then for your rubles, you'll stand in line for everything you get!

pearlthesquirrel
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pearlthesquirrel 09/13/13 - 09:31 am
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IQ 0f 12
Unpublished

You're just a corporate suck-up!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/13/13 - 11:31 am
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Minimum Wage jobs are 1st jobs or training jobs

They are where a person starts and works their way up.

Training and Education is where a person increases their worth.

A hamburger flipper cannot nor should not expect to live a middle class life style that others have had to put in the time and
effort to earn.

This is why a (MIND) or education is a terrible thing to waste.

Sweet son
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Sweet son 09/13/13 - 11:38 am
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Living Wage

Live on the wage you make or find another job. Of course you could get rid of the iphones, the rented big screens, the rented furniture and the ride you have that you can't afford.

Pretty simple.

September is Ovarian Cancer awareness month.

Know the symptoms of this deadly diseases!

harley_52
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harley_52 09/13/13 - 11:57 am
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The Term....

...."living wage" is just another term born of liberalism and political correctness. It means paying someone enough for them to live comfortably no matter their education, experience, or work ethic.

We live in a society where people claim to be in "poverty" when they live like the upper middle class lives in other countries. Color TVs, automobiles, cell phones, air conditioning, good food, spending money, health care, etc. etc. etc. even if they choose not to work. In fact, in about thirty of the states a family can do better as "jobless" than they can if they have a minimum wage job.

Several other posters have already nailed this one. Stop talking about a "living wage" as if some evil Capitalists are holding "the poor" back from achieving a better life. They ALREADY HAVE a better life. If they want more, make them earn it with a little preparation and hard work. The whining is getting mighty OLD.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 09/13/13 - 01:25 pm
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I earn a living wage and do

I earn a living wage and do not have a college degree. Some will ask how that is possible. Its simple. I learned a marketable trade and do my best in that trade. I even found a company that trained me. Here is the kicker..... You can do it to. Step one, get off your lazy butt.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 09/13/13 - 01:37 pm
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Cyrus

I'm sorry, she was SLIGHTLY pornographic? I disagree. I don't watch those shows, but the news hounds play it over and over, so caught it. It was NOT slightly pornographic, it was VERY pornographic, and disgusting. I fail to see why thinking any kind of coverage is good coverage. People just have no morals anymore.....channel surfing back to Duck Dynasty.....

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/13/13 - 02:09 pm
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CBBP @ 9:25

I read your apology. I thought your original comment was funny, Honestly!! I am just concerned about HA being involved and possibly hurt!

Again, I find all most ALL of you'lls' jokes toward me as VERY funny. Therefore, I hope you'll will not hold it against me, so I apologize for being so blunt. I deserve all your comments and jokes, but just want to reiterate the part about HA!!

kissofdeath
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kissofdeath 09/13/13 - 03:26 pm
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Rapper Tupac Shakur was

Rapper Tupac Shakur was gunned down 17 yrs ago in Las Vegas on Sept.13, his murdered still remain I solved.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/13/13 - 03:36 pm
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Who Killed Tupac

From wiki:

"In 2002, the LA Times published a story by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Chuck Philips, titled "Who Killed Tupac Shakur", based on a yearlong investigation that reconstructed the crime and the events leading up to it. Evidence gathered by the paper indicated that: "the shooting was carried out by a Compton gang called the Southside Crips to avenge the beating of one of its members by Shakur a few hours earlier. In 2002, the LA Times published a story by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Chuck Philips, titled "Who Killed Tupac Shakur", based on a yearlong investigation that reconstructed the crime and the events leading up to it. Evidence gathered by the paper indicated that: "the shooting was carried out by a Compton gang called the Southside Crips to avenge the beating of one of its members by Shakur a few hours earlier."

harley_52
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harley_52 09/13/13 - 05:00 pm
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Riverman... Riverman...

Fine story.

Fine story.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/13/13 - 06:04 pm
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Diversity

I see KissofDeath concerned about this shooting of Tupac Shakur and I want him to feel like some of the regular commenters take an interest in such things. It builds our diversity.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 09/13/13 - 08:57 pm
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Kiss of Death Bone up on a false hero

Shot September 7, 1996
My group was at the MGM that night for that short joke of a 1 round fight. I was on the utility catwalk overlooking the floor and the ring. I saw him an a few more honorable names in attendance.

Previous Arrests
1992 - Tupac was arrested after being involved in an altercation in which a stray bullet killed a child, but the charges were later dismissed.

April 5, 1993 - Tupac spent 10 days in a Michigan prison for beating another rapper with a baseball bat.

October 31, 1993 - Tupac allegedly stopped to help a black motorist who he felt was being harassed by the policemen. A fight broke out and Tupac shot one policemen in the leg and the other in the buttocks. When it was determined that the policemen were intoxicated and carrying guns taken from the police evidence room, the charges were dropped.

On November 18, 1993, Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was arrested for sexually abusing a 19-year-old woman, who he met in a New York nightclub, and allegedly sodomized and sexually abused with three of his friends. In 1995, he was sentenced to prison for up to four and a half years, but received an early release after a few months.

November 10, 1994 - Tupac, slated to star in the movie Meance II, punched the director Allen Hughes. He spent 15 days in prison and was replaced in the movie by Larenz Tate.

November 30, 1994, Tupac Shakur was ambushed by three black men in the lobby of a recording studio in Times Square in New York City. The men robbed him of over $35,000 in cash and jewelry and shot him five times - hitting his head, groin and hand.

On September 7, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Shakur attended the Mike Tyson and Bruce Seldon boxing match. Later that evening he was shot in his car in a drive-by shooting, about a mile from the MGM . He suffered four gun shot wounds and died in the University of Nevada Hospital six days later.

The murder was never "officially" solved.

My personal feelings.
If anyone still idolizes this sorry pile of ex_____t, they seriously need to rethink the direction of their life.

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