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I HAVE HEARD nothing from the Georgia side of the river about the Augusta GreenJackets being moved to North Augusta. Doesn’t anyone in Georgia want to keep them? Nobody seems to care if they move or not. They are ours.

RAVE TO OUR editorial cartoonist Rick McKee. What fine material comes out on a daily basis. As long as we have the national leaders we
have in Washington, he will have material forever. Thank you, Mr. McKee.

EVERY TIME YOU turn around, President Obama is talking about the middle class. He never says anything about the poor. It’s like he is ashamed of the poor.

IT’S DESPICABLE THAT the Democrats will hold the entire nation hostage unless “Obamacare” is completely accepted. It was rammed down the throats of the American people when the Repub­licans were not allowed to vote on it. It was done on a back-door deal by Democrats only. To those people who think Obamacare is what this nation wanted, half of this nation was not represented when it was brought to a vote.

I WAS SURPRISED to see there is a labor shortage in the building industry, with statistics showing that 73 percent of the population is on food stamps and welfare. I think some people should look for jobs rather than be on welfare. We need to cut the welfare system out.

RANT TO THE person who ran into my brand-new car, which I had had for only two days, in the University Hospital parking lot. Thanks a lot.

A HUGE RAVE to Le Chat Noir for presenting a superior production of Les Misérables. This little theater has the talent and creativity to “bring it home.”

A RANT FOR THE Rich­mond County Sheriff’s Office, which allows officers living outside the county to drive patrol cars home. The intent of this privilege was to allow the cars to be seen in neighborhoods in the county to improve community protection, and to give the officers incentive to live in the county in which they work.

WE HAVE HAD speeding cars going up to 70 mph in a 25-mile zone since they paved Parham Road in Grovetown. Traffic was detoured to Parham Road to Gordon Highway while repairs were done on the railroad at Katherine Street and Robertson Avenue. Now, more people are using our road to Gordon Highway. They are speeding, and something needs to be done before someone gets killed.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/04/13 - 10:39 am
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The DC Mother that crashed the White House

After looking at her background.... nothing seems to make sense?

Lawyers, parents, her boss just about everyone had nothing but good to great things to says about.

All we have is "anonymous" sources, and un-named law Enforcement saying she had issues.

Overall, I chalk this up to one of those Washington DC things that we'll never really be sure we have the full story.

daphne3520
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daphne3520 10/04/13 - 10:45 am
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Next to last comment in the R & R today//// And? WE

Unpublished

yaxpayers PAY the bill for tires, gas, oil and insurance to name a few.

ANYWHERE else law County employees MUST reside in the County in which they are employed and NO cop cars in a free apartment's yard, either!!! Get over it, it is just how you'se do things down heah. That's supposed to read "here."

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/04/13 - 10:55 am
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dichotomy 10:22 am

Nothing more can be said, the truth and accurate facts.

Anybody that's wants and support this American Destructive action are the ones that you very clearly mentioned and I really don't give a bloody hoot for any of them. They are the enemies of this once great nation.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 10/04/13 - 11:19 am
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Awesome teacher!

But a more awesome human being! This man is who kids should emulate, not some illiterate athlete or self absorbed actor; and certainly not some shade eyed thuggie chanting into a microphone.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10201121146883732

or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bSu_Snlbsw for those not FB oriented.

Wouldn't the world be a much better place if we had a lot more of him and a lot fewer of the aforementioned?

raul
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raul 10/04/13 - 11:36 am
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ACA

We are in to Day 4 of the ACA/Obamacare. Has anyone personally signed up? What is your experience? Costs? Coverage? etc. Be specific. Thanks.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/04/13 - 12:37 pm
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raul

If anyone has signed up they won't know true costs till after Jan 1. Anyone who inputs their info on that site and doesn't purchase a plan will be investigated by the enforcement arm of Obamacare, which just happens to the the IRS SS. Now, I ask you, would you go on there and put all your info in, even though you may already be covered at your place of employment? I wasn't born last night!! Oh, and beware of the Democrat scammers that have spun up from Obamacare!!

justthefacts
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justthefacts 10/04/13 - 12:42 pm
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Signed up?

Are the phones working yet? They couldn't even have that set up correctly.

KSL
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KSL 10/04/13 - 12:50 pm
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As for PTHS

No comment!

countyman
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countyman 10/04/13 - 01:36 pm
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Facts

The Sam's Club in West Augusta underwent an multi-million renovation in 2009/2010.. The Sam's Club in Aiken is now open for business.

People have to remember Costco has ZERO locations in the state of Georgia outside of metro Atlanta. Columbia, SC is larger compared to Augusta, but they don't even have Costco.

Costco doesn't need to rely on local shopping compared to Sam's..

Seenitb4. The 'opportunity zone' has been used all over Georgia including Sandy Springs in North Fulton which is one of the richest cities in the US. The recent opportunity zone is planned for the urban core, and nowhere close to Martinez.

The Bass Pro decision has absolutely nothing to do with the redevelopment plan. Cabela's, Micheal Kors, Texas Roadhouse, movie theater, etc are still moving forward.

sillyrabbit
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sillyrabbit 10/04/13 - 01:43 pm
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Looking for German Food??

For the person that missed the German Food at the Arts in the Heart ...come out to Fort Gordon this weekend for Oktoberfest because the same group will be on Barton Field selling all their delicious food! Free admission, Kid's Korner with crafts, live entertainment and open to the public! Don't forget Saturday morning's Flea Market from 9-2 - over 150 vendors!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 01:46 pm
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ctyman said

Seenitb4. The 'opportunity zone' has been used all over Georgia including Sandy Springs in North Fulton

I get that...can you get the fact that is NOT what they called it!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 01:51 pm
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Something is bothering me

I heard Dr Ben Carson say that the IRS has investigated him 3 years in a row.....after he had been public with his views on politics.....also Bill OReilly said they had checked him like that too & he finally told them he would see them in court if it happened again....soo ..these men had done nothing wrong on their forms...didn't owe any tax but were constantly investigated...to me THAT is a huge problem & we need to be upset about this.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/04/13 - 02:00 pm
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Conclusion

Arguing with someone who is a proponent of the Affordable Care Act makes about as much sense as arguing with a yo-yo. But, at least you can play with the yo-yo!!!!!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 02:05 pm
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The lady in DC

I'm hearing the lady was suffering from postpartum depression...
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/postpartum

I don't know about her for sure but I can tell you since I had just a tad of that, it can change your thinking....upside down & inside out...mine lasted just a week or so & I was like a zombie....unbelievable.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 02:06 pm
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ok...some

Some think it is still going on with my brain...hahah

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/04/13 - 02:23 pm
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Post Party Depression

I had that once, it took 3 bloody mary's and a fried pork chop to get over it!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 02:27 pm
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Post party^^

Hah..at least YOU didn't worry about getting pregnant..

Men have it sooo easy.:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 02:34 pm
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2nd airport proposed

Commercial jet service could bring big business to small Paulding county..yea ..I hope they get it..

They are on the verge of cracking a monopoly in metro Atla....they want a rival airline outside of Hartsfield...the bid failed in Gwinnett county for many reasons BUT this county might be able to pull it off.

Big article in AJC.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 03:04 pm
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comments 3-20-11

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2011-03-19/cos...

Sometimes I think we comment on the same thing year after year....sounds familiar....just a different store.

happychimer
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happychimer 10/04/13 - 03:31 pm
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justthefacts pths and would

justthefacts pths and I would not have broken bread together. never in a million years. You know how he talked to me.

etlinks
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etlinks 10/04/13 - 03:33 pm
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dichotomy 1022

Amen,the best comment I have ever read on this site. Copy and paste and send this comment to the hacks in Washington.

countyman
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countyman 10/04/13 - 03:53 pm
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Facts

I misspoke earlier, because I always forget about the Costco in North Georgia. It's only located on the Georgia side(Chattanooga suburbs), because of TN Sunday alcohol sales. The point still remains that over 4 million people live outside of metro Atlanta, and there's only two Costco locations..

Seenitb4.. The opportunity zone and slum is the same thing. Who exactly didn't call it a 'opportunity zone' or 'slum'? In order to create the opportunity zone the area must be called a 'slum'..

The leaders of Columbia County didn't want to use the term 'slum' in the public, but it's still one due to the opportunity zone.

The leaders of Sandy Springs didn't try to create the 'opportunity zone', and leave the word 'slum' from reaching the public.

''It was the day after the Sandy Springs City Council declared the area to be a slum. The city's argument: the designation was needed in order to spur redevelopment in the south Roswell Road area. To residents, it also meant they are now stigmatized as the dilapidated area of a city that was named the ninth-most affluent in the nation.''

''Officials said creating the redevelopment borders required them to call the area between Mount Vernon Highway Highway and Long Island Drive blighted and a slum.''

http://www.ajc.com/gallery/news/local/sandy-springs-slum/gtwJ/#2274649

Young Fred
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Young Fred 10/04/13 - 03:53 pm
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sillyrabbit

So, the Ft Gordon festivities are still on for this weekend, despite the Gov't shutdown?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 03:56 pm
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Thanks happy

I remember you took up for me at times in the past....we all get mad at times & say more than we should..we have lost a lot of good posters.....I miss usafvet a lot too..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 04:01 pm
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Seenitb4.. The opportunity zone and slum is the same thing

Can we just let it go....why waste another moment & call it anything!

My mind is getting tired today & I just don't want to play with the yo yo.......gotta cook for the man in this house...so save it for Saturday. I'll be fresh in the am..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 04:05 pm
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Long Island Dr

Have you ever been on that drive....the homes are really nice & some folks are past wealthy...more like filthy rich.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 04:10 pm
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For example

5501 Long Island Dr

Not for Sale

Zestimate: $1,626,536

Rent Zestimate: $8,357/mo

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/04/13 - 04:11 pm
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Goodnight countyman

Try to love your fellow posters...♥

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/04/13 - 04:33 pm
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Every Message Board

Has there ever been any kind of message board where one commenter wasn't totally obnoxious? I'm not mentioning any names, but there's always one and we aren't exempt here. There is some psychology at work where the need to be on the short end is obvious. You have to love the "village commenter" as I call them and just smile at times.

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