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A HUGE RANT to people who complain about getting speeding tickets. If you would obey the speed limit, you would not be ticketed. If you feel the need for speed, go to a racetrack. Stop endangering innocent lives.

MEMBERS OF THE Republican fringe claim they don’t want to see the government shut down – as long as their demands are met and Obamacare is defunded. That’s like a playground bully saying, “I don’t want to beat you up, so I won’t do it if you give me your lunch money.”

I WAS DISAPPOINTED to hear there was no German Food at the Arts in the Heart this year. What a shame. It’s the only reason we go. What happened?

RANT TO ALL the folks in Richmond County who are always crying about the trash pickup. I have owned my home in Columbia County for more than 10 years and have always had once-a-week pickup. There are four members in my family, and at least 90 percent of the time my trash can is not even full. What could you possibly be doing to have so much trash?

THE MORE THE people in Washington point fingers of blame at each other and refuse to bend enough to make constructive changes, the more I’m in favor of a government shutdown. These so-called representatives of the people are destroying this country with their false promises and divisive rhetoric; and those of us who still care can only watch powerlessly as we go down this path to ruin.

A RAVE TO CINDY the Zumba Queen. Her wonderful team performing at Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival was so uplifting.

WESTSIDE DANCE TEAM at the Lakeside game Sept. 20 was disgusting and appalling. Where was the coach? Where were the parents? Their dance moves were inappropriate for children and spectators. What is the school system coming to?

A RANT FOR THE people who stood in front of others at the Craig Morgan concert. If you want to stand, please go up to the stage, where you won’t be blocking everyone else’s view. We didn’t pay to look at your back all evening or watch you dance. So rude!

WHAT DOES IT take to have the gas pump receipts refilled at the Shell Gas pumps near Bobby Jones and Peach Orchard Road? On every single pump it tells you to go inside to pick up your receipt.

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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/01/13 - 08:11 pm
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Shutdown

When all is said and done the Buck Stops on one person and one person only for the Budget Fiasco. That is on Mr. Obama. He may occupy the office of President, but, he has lost the respect of a major portion of this Nation in his refusal to listen to open dialogue. Roosevelt said it first when he placed the plaque on the President's Desk with "The Buck Stops Here". People can say it's Republicans fault or Democrats fault but in the end, it's only one man's fault!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/02/13 - 06:49 am
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Rebellious

I like that, anyone who won't defend their home and family is a crime statistic waiting to be recorded!!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 06:56 am
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Who Needs Gas Receipts?

About receipts from gas pumps, who needs um? What do you do with them anyway? Throw them away. There are easier ways to account for gas expenses for business purposes. Just do away with the printers on pumps. Let people walk inside and pay cash if they want a receipt.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 06:58 am
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The Democratic Fringe

Talk about Republican fringe, the Democratic fringe is in the White House already.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:02 am
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Meter Readers, etc.

It's a wonder more meter readers, etc. aren't shot. I had some guy mark old phone lines that ran across my property one day. He put up these little flags everywhere and never came back to pick them up. Ticked me off. Let him try that again.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:13 am
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palmetto

Are you living in the real world...do you read the papers...I think Rebel is right on...
Folks around Atlanta get shot while walking their dog---sitting on the front porch & minding their own business.....sitting in a waffle house & waiting on their order....not to mention sitting at a red light.....so the tide is turning my friend....we are sick of it.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 10/02/13 - 07:13 am
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River?

Any large corporation requires a gas receipt with the expense report for reimbursement.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/02/13 - 07:16 am
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Good Morning "The Truth & Nothing But The Truth" America.

A hundred thumbs up CBBP.

When all is said and done the Buck Stops on one person and one person only for the Budget Fiasco. That is on Mr. Obama. He may occupy the office of President, but, he has lost the respect of a major portion of this Nation in his refusal to listen to open dialogue. Roosevelt said it first when he placed the plaque on the President's Desk with "The Buck Stops Here". People can say it's Republicans fault or Democrats fault but in the end, it's only one man's fault!

I support the "Shutdown" even though it will not solve a thing. The Hammer & Sickle man got away with murder but will not get away with killing America.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:24 am
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JTF

RM wants to do away with all paper...maybe even toilet paper!

Good luck with that!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/02/13 - 07:25 am
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receipts from gas pumps

If you have ever been stopped a few miles down the road by a County Mountie, because the gas station clerk got your vehicle confused with another and reported yours as a drive off?

Only once in 25+ years of paying at the pump (about 2600 fill-ups).
But you'll understand why we keep the receipts until the charge clears the bank.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/02/13 - 07:26 am
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WESTSIDE DANCE TEAM

IF "ROLE MODEL" Miley Cyrus can do it, why can't we get into the lime light to. Making a Rant like that is almost racist!!!!!!!!Right?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:28 am
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Violating Property Rights

To show the mentality about violating property rights, I used to work with a guy who had a ranch in Edgefield County. He lived down a dirt road not too far from the federal prison out there. He put a gate at the end of his long dirt drive way because it just looked like a fork of the main dirt road and people would sometimes drive down it looking around. The gate gave him extra security. His insurance company went bananas on him, asking him how others were supposed to get to his house. Law, Fire, meter readers, etc. He said they could simply call the cell phone number he had on the gate and he would let them in. Can you believe such demands?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:29 am
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Leaving a gas station

Have you ever left a gas station with the hose still attached...lol...well I have...thank goodness it was a detachable type hose....my husband caused THAT to happen.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/02/13 - 07:31 am
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I Wonder

how many people hit the clear button if they use a card when they are finished filling up with gas? It prevents identify thief.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:35 am
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Gas Receipts

JTF, they don't even trust you when you show them the credit card statement? You need to move up in your corporation. Heh. I am my own company and simply have a debit card for all business expenses. The statement that I can get online is good enough. If a cop stops you because the clerk made a mistake, it's easy enough to show your statement online. Really easy with smart phones.

By the way, playoffs start tomorrow for the Braves. Most of the experts are picking the Dodgers. Medlen will probably get the start for the Braves.

CGee, clear button??? Obviously, not me...heh.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:38 am
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cgee

I use the clear button.....wise folks know about this function..:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:42 am
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So yall lost the Bass Pro heh

Lost the BP & 5 Guys haven't shown up yet......well now...what are we suppose to think about yall rednecks!!

Can't yall move ahead like the rest of the state....why are you pullling us down ...is it the constant petty remarks on here....wise cracks..or is it the pie in the sky & everything is rosey...?

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/02/13 - 07:45 am
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For You Sport Lovers.

Some recruits that got away from Clemson and Carolina for 2014?

It’s that time of year again!

THE 2014 DIVISION 1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOUTING REPORT!!

It has finally arrived...the 2014 football scouting report.
The following is currently making the rounds of Division 1 football coaches:

Wayfron P. Jackson:
6' 6", 215 lbs. Wide Receiver. Hottest prospect from Texas in the last ten years.
Loves rap music. Demands a mini-cassette in his helmet.
Currently holds world record for the most "you knows" during an interview (62 in one minute). Wayfron can print his complete name.
Signed with Tennessee

Quinticious Jenkins:
6' 3", 220 lbs. Running Back. Set state scoring record out of Triton High School, Dunn, N.C.
Also led the state in burglaries, but has only 9 convictions. He has been clocked at 4.2 seconds in the 40 yard dash with a 19" TV under each arm. Said he is proud of his 'elusitivity' and because he can use left or right hand equally well he is 'amphibious'.
Signed with Mississippi State.

Roosevelt "Dude" Dansell:
6' 1", 195 lbs. Running Back.. From Tyler, Texas.
Has processed hair and imitates Billy Dee Williams very well.
Before he signed his letter of intent, he wanted the school to change colors to chartreuse and pink. Listed his church preference as "red brick."
Signed with the University of Houston.

Woodrow Lee Washington:
6' 8", 310 lbs. Tackle. From a 4th generation welfare family. At 19 he's the oldest of 21 children.
Mother claims Woodrow and child No. 9 have same father.
He has a manslaughter trial pending, but feels he will be found innocent because: "The dude said sumpin' bad 'bout my Momma." On his entrance form, he listed his I.Q. as 20/20.
Signed with the University of Texas.

Willie "Night Train" Jones:
6'4", 225 lbs. Quarterback. Born on an Amtrak train. Birth certificate indicates he is 24 years old.
Thinks the "N" on Nebraska 's helmets stands for "Nowledge," but still meets this school's stringent entrance requirements....
Insists on wearing No. 32 jersey since it matches his score on his SAT's.
Signed with the University of Oregon.

Tyrone "Python" Peoples:
6'10", 228 lbs. Wide Receiver. Has a pending paternity suit and two rape trials, but hopes none of his other 9 victims will file charges.
Tyrone had already signed letters of intent with six other colleges, but was also willing to sign with us. Likes wild women and red Cadillac's.
Thinks Taco Bell is the Mexican Telephone Company.
Signed with University of Miami.

Abdul Hasheen Abba Ali:
6'10", 305 lbs. Guard. Played high school ball under the name Sylvester Lee Jones until he discovered religion.
Abdul thinks Sherlock Holmes is a housing project in Jacksonville, Fl.
Doesn't know the meaning of the word "fear." (Doesn't know the meaning of many other words, either.)
Signed with the University of Florida.

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Note: College track coaches intend to use several of the above signees in their track programs. However, instead of using a starting pistol at track meets, the NCAA has now agreed to use a burglar alarm.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:46 am
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SeenIt, we can laugh about

SeenIt, we can laugh about it. We're one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. We're pretty confident about things. Others not so much. You had to get things started didn't ya? Heh.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/02/13 - 07:48 am
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A Late, but much needed Woody Allen RANT

Finally some of the kids are coming forward in a interview about the sex abuse. 1 child admits it started when she was 7.

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2013/10/mia-farrow-children-famil...

But like Roman Polanski, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Polanski_sexual_abuse_case
Woody Allen, being a FAMOUS Hollywood personality was never jailed.

Once again, Fame and Fortune are a Get out of Jail Card for Liberal Celebrities and certain powerful people.

I once read the words
"An Justice for all."
But that long long long ago, in a land before Liberals, Socialists and politicians.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:51 am
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Learning to Read in College

CGee, funny football recruits. I shouldn't tell y'all this, but I will. South Carolina actually once had a college, degree program no less, called General Studies. They would put athletes in its remedial program. One of the subjects was reading. Some of the athletes were functionally illiterate and teaching them to read was their college work. A certain Heisman trophy winner was one of those students who learned to read for his college work at Carolina.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 07:56 am
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$500 million dollar man admits

JZ is now saying he sold crack/coke in his young years.....either do that or die in his neck of the woods...sadly, I believe the man..this is the forgotten land that the leaders seem to overlook.....they don't have the money or votes to shake the tree in Washington....this is also the crowd with the guns/crime that we try to dodge.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/02/13 - 07:57 am
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Nocnoc

Woody Allen ended up marrying his adopted daughter. Mia Farrow should have stuck with Frank Sinatra.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/02/13 - 08:06 am
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SeenIt - was in you neck of the woods yesterday

Had a some business in Smyrna, which moved to the Metro East side to finish it up.

I got to re-live why I hate I285.

But I also listened to what were deemed the 3 most important news reports Tuesday in Atlanta.

2 teens - Armed Robbery at The Gwinnett HS stealing another teens cell phone at knife point.

2 Teens - 16 and 14 murdering an 18 years old and leaving him in a ditch.

and the GA-DOT deciding to raise the speed limit to 65mph on parts of I285 and 20, 75, 85 inside Atlanta. Heck looking around doping 75 myself who does 55mph in Atlanta?

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harley_52 10/02/13 - 08:01 am
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"Let people walk inside and pay cash if they want a receipt."

Indeed.

Working in a hospital should help you realize that's no small task for lots of people.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 08:01 am
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Woody Allen

I really NEVER understood why ANYONE would want to marry Woody Allen....now Frank.......well i get that!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 08:06 am
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Thank you nocnoc

For highlighting our good parts of this wonderful city....haha

Yeh..crime has taken over in many parts & no one drives 55 on I-285..no one!

I usually stay on the back roads & stay away from trouble spots---I hate the traffic pileups & most are on the Interstates..I hear about the problems here just like yall hear negatives in your area....crime-traffic & too many dang people.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 10/02/13 - 08:21 am
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River

Not the companies lack of trust. Big 8 accounting firms. Statements are not itemized. The charge could be for lottery tickets. I wish the best for the Bravos, but I think it will be a short run in the playoffs.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/02/13 - 08:23 am
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Oh Lordy Lordy

This news in YOUR paper..

Police near Atlanta are investigating an attack on a group of women as they protested on an interstate overpass and carried signs calling for President Barack Obama’s impeachment.

The women told police they were demonstrating on the Steve Reynolds Boulevard overpass in Gwinnett County on Saturday, when a man pulled up beside them. They said he pointed a gun at one of them and splashed another with an unknown liquid.

I might have to help these women ....free speech has gone bye bye...they need another bridge though....yall see what I mean...pointed a dang gun at them.

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