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WISH WE COULD FIRE most of the commissioners; they actually are the sinking anchors of Au­gus­ta and cannot accomplish even minimal tasks.

CAN I GET A FREE TREE? I am a disabled veteran of Vietnam. Y’all abandoned us during the war, and America abandoned us after the war. You’re giving away these trees to soldiers. How come I can’t get a free tree?

MANDELA MADE South Africa communist. He had the Russians help him. This is an absolute disgrace that our flags are half-staff.

A MAN WHO KILLED two people on DUI charges gets early parole while Scott Dean sets in jail. Does his name have anything to do with this?

DETROIT IS DEAD and billions in debt. And now the federal government is firmly set on the same Detroit track. What do the Detroit government and the federal government have in common? Socialist leaders?

HERE’S ANOTHER RANT to the North Augusta Police Department. My husband saw a policeman riding in the Wal-Mart parking lot not wearing his seatbelt. Don’t the laws apply to them, too? The chief of police needs to call them in for another talk.

OBAMA WANTS TO be loved by all Americans the same way Mandela was loved by all South Africans. The problem is, Obama does not love all Americans like Mandela loved all South Africans.

NOT ONLY IS THE song It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas politically incorrect: “A pair of hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots ... Is the wish of Barney and Ben.” It is gender insensitive, “Dolls that will talk and will go for a walk ... Is the hope of Janice and Jen;” Are Janice and Jen not allowed to shoot? Are Barney and Ben prevented from walking with a doll?

OBAMA USED A White House Hanukkah reception to promote his Iran nuke deal, after Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu already said the deal was a danger to Israel. Is Obama deliberately trying to insult Jews and Israel?

PROTESTERS TORE down a statue of Vladimir Lenin (beginning leader of communism) in Kiev, Ukraine. How ironic, a country that was part of the Soviet Union discovers freedom is a lot better than socialism while Obama keeps tells us socialism is better than freedom.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 12/22/13 - 10:50 pm
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Wimpy

Here is a link to Steve Crawford's editorial in Sunday's CC News-Times:

Timidity

If you're going to write an editorial, be bold. Don't hedge your bets if the target of your editorial might accidentally be exonerated.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/22/13 - 10:59 pm
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South Africa communist.

I agree why were our flags at 1/2 staff for a terrorist that killed 2x as many MORE South Africans than Apartheid enforcement police?

An continued to do so for years after Mandela took power?
Where was the NEWS MEDIA reporting these murders.

Fact findings resulted after Madelena requested The South African Human Right Commission findings.

It seems the ANC was 2x as ruthless.

Mandela was NO Dr. King Jr.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/22/13 - 11:12 pm
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Hey Detroit, remember y'all have Obama word.

You will be bailed out.......
At least that is what he was promising to get re-elected.

Now we hear
Most of the roughly $300 million to come is federal AID money, with the state and foundations chipping in.

$140 million would go toward transit improvements,
$24 million to repair buses.
$100 million would go to blight efforts,
$25 million for commercial demolitions from combined federal, state
$25 million in federal Homeland Security money, up to 150 firefighters could be hired.

My Math seems to be off here.
How does this add up to $300 million for the FED's and $314 Million on my calculator?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 12/23/13 - 06:03 am
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LL, do you think Steve

LL, do you think Steve Crawford wants to walk around the Publix by the CCNT office all day?

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/23/13 - 07:42 am
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Back for few days and time

Back for few days and time to shake things up.
The Democrats/Liberals/Progressives, or whatever their chosen PC moniker is this week, are again screaming for higher minimum wage. I chose a profession that requires me to eat out virtually every day. Now if the D/L/Ps get there way I will have to pay more so others can have more... another redistribution of wealth. Yes I earn a comfortable living and I would like to keep what I earn. Not give it to someone that believes that learning the phrases "Would you like fries with that?" and "Would you like to make that a meal?" are marketable skills. My girlfriend nor I have a college degree. We both learned a marketable skill and are using them. Try it folks, it works and keeps your hands out of MY wallet.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 12/23/13 - 08:27 am
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Good Morning "Almost CHRISTMAS" America

Glad you are home for Christmas but saying "Try it folks, it works and keeps your hands out of MY wallet." I think that there to many of us, is nothing more than peeing into the wind.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/23/13 - 08:28 am
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It's beginning to look a lot

It's beginning to look a lot like political correctness is replacing common sense....

BTW, you enjoy your holiday tree and I will continue to enjoy my CHRISTMAS tree.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 12/23/13 - 08:30 am
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I know CG, but until the

I know CG, but until the Emperor bans free thought and speech I will keep saying it. Then probably keep saying it in prison.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/23/13 - 09:53 am
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SC Selt belt Laws

Every Document I checked so far does not list and exemption for
Police in SC.

SCOA
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t56c005.php
Section 56-5-6540

Interesting to note in South Carolina under Section 56-5-6540 (B)

A law enforcement officer must not issue a citation to a driver or a passenger for a violation of this article when the stop is made in conjunction with a driver's license check, safety check, or registration check conducted at a checkpoint established to stop all drivers on a certain road for a period of time, except when the driver is cited for violating another motor vehicle law. The driver and any passenger shall be required to buckle up before departing the checkpoint and should the driver or the passenger refuse, then the person refusing may be charged with a primary violation.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/23/13 - 09:59 am
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Where did the time goooo

Can it be Christmas week of 2013...naahh, can't be..

I still think it's 40+ years ago & I'm riding in a 51 white Ford with my 1st boyfriend (later my husband) ...just driving around #1 drivein & listening to Buddy Holley music...what a roar from that car...he went to Hephzibah & I went to Richmond but ole Gracewood Hill was our meeting place....amazing how fast time slips away....anyway, Cgee put an ole pic of himself on fb & it made my mind go back in time....now I think I'm a teen again & I don't have any white in my hair...well, I don't really ..haha...as long as the color holds up!

All my love, all my kisses, you don't know what you been a missing, OH BOY.....what a song!♥

Conservative Man
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Conservative Man 12/23/13 - 10:03 am
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Rant #1...

.....the Commissioners are not entirely at fault....They are in essence "part-timers" who in most cases have jobs outside their duties on the Commission....

A better idea would be to hold the Mayor and city department heads accountable..THEY are the ones in most cases pulling down six-figure salaries...

The firing of Fred Russell was a great beginning but until the upper echelon of RC government is purged further,and crony capitalism seriously addressed, Augusta will continue to be the laughingstock of Ga politics...

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/23/13 - 10:24 am
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For those that have made Mandela a Hero.

Learn who your HERO really was.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/white-washing_mandelas_memory.html

Or how about singing along with the song to kill Whites.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKiePbTcAfY

He was NO Dr. King Jr.

Mandela did not accomplish his goals using peaceful protests.
Mandela was the Leader of a Communist Terrorist Group and later the leader of a Political Party, that murdered 1000's to eliminate political opposition. His own wife being head enforcer.

QUOTING 12/16/2013 9:18:14 AM NEWS ARTICLE
Because he sure did not bring Racial peace to South Africa as a A news article just 7 days ago demonstrates.

After his mother was raped, and then murdered along with his father, sobbing 12-year-old Amaro was gagged and drowned in scalding bathwater. And that´s how the youngest member of the Viana family became a statistic: another in a long line of white South African victims of black violence. It´s an understatement to say that such crimes have a racial component...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 12/23/13 - 10:49 am
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A comment made by a Duck supporter

This was made on another article in the news...not mine, but it says a lot!

Have become very weary of LIBERALS IN GENERAL -- telling us 1) what to think, 2) what to believe. 3) their view of what is right an wrong in their feeble minds, 4) what to say, 5) how to say it, 6) what is moral and what isn't, 7) what to waste tax dollars on, 8) social strife if they do not get their ways, 9) many of them having a war on religion in general, and Christianity specifically, 10) fostering public policies that do harm to our economy, our society, and our culture, and
11) blaming everyone but themselves when their ships sink.

Look where they have left our country! In debt; foreign policy in total disarray; children falling further behind in public schools; rampant crime - especially in the larger cities; an executive branch not knowing how to shoot straight, and demonstrating it daily; a society that has never been as divided as it is today since the 19th Century; liberal governance for extended periods destroying major cities and driving some to bankruptcy (to wit: Detroit); and a growing feeling of hopelessness among citizens throughout the land!

Regardless of whether "PHIL IS BACK OR NOT", would love to see DUCK move to a channel that could provide them even greater reach, and essentially tell A&E to take their other affiliated channels and "SHOVE IT" in a nice sort of way.

Then, A&E could fill in with constant reruns of:

* "QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY"

* "SAY YES TO THE DRESS"

* All of the old episodes of "HOUSEWIVES REUNIONs"
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I have to agree with the fact the liberal agenda has been pushed down our throats......the bias news media has helped with that....we can't sustain this country if it contimues...we will all live in Detroit type cities......the pushing back has started & it is about time!

I believe gays should have rights..the same as we do..but let's be honest here...not MORE than we do & there lies the problem.

KSL
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KSL 12/23/13 - 11:51 am
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noc

Ranter #3 sounds like a typical obama supporter.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/23/13 - 12:38 pm
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A Simple Request - Meet the Majority of US 1/2 way

We have met those with practices outside the vast majority of the population, 1/2 many times over the last 50 years.

We have met these Amoral people 1/2 way so much where they now demand we accept practices against our own standards, beliefs, be silent and present no rebuttal to their increasing amoral demands and absurdity.

I feel we have been too tolerate, too understanding and too submissive too long.

It is time to stop the push back of normal societal norms and practices and start demanding those outside the majority, meet us 1/2 way and continue to use their tactic of meeting us 1/2 way more and more.

May I suggest they start by respecting our RIGHT to disagree?

Don't get me wrong, every US Citizen should all enjoy the
same US Constitutional Rights. But we need to set a
standard for our Society.

The Majority has rights too.

harley_52
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harley_52 12/23/13 - 01:02 pm
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Crime Statistics....

....and what they SHOULD tell you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Ooa98FHuaU0

(It ain't what you might think)

harley_52
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harley_52 12/23/13 - 01:03 pm
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Nocnoc....11:38 AM

Great post..

harley_52
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harley_52 12/23/13 - 01:06 pm
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"May I suggest they start by respecting our RIGHT to disagree?"

May I suggest we stop being afraid to disagree for fear of being called a "racist," or a "bigot," or a "homophobe," or some other name the liberals use as tools to keep normal people from expressing their opinions?

We allow them to push us around because we're afraid of political correctness and the P.C. police.

Well, some of us anyway.....

harley_52
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harley_52 12/23/13 - 01:07 pm
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Is There Such A Thing....

...as a "Christophobe?"

Why not?

happychimer
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happychimer 12/23/13 - 03:17 pm
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same ole same ole today. I

same ole same ole today. I have seen all the rants on here before, and the comments are all the same. Y'all have a good day.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 12/23/13 - 04:11 pm
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Holidays

Just want to say to everyone, "Merry Christmas and happy Holidays!!"

justthefacts
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justthefacts 12/23/13 - 04:42 pm
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@Tim

Merry Christmas.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 12/23/13 - 04:43 pm
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Another day

More changes for Obamacare today. What a mess.

KSL
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KSL 12/23/13 - 05:03 pm
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Obama is signing up today.

Obama is signing up today.

harley_52
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harley_52 12/23/13 - 05:40 pm
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"Obama is signing up today."

Just another publicity stunt aimed at misleading the gullible.

His (and his family's) medical care will be provided FREE by the U.S. Government. It will be the best in the world and it has absolutely NOTHING to do with his "signing up" for Obamacare.

Most people still don't know what's happening. Soon they will find out that they can't possibly afford the "affordable care act." You will see people suffer and die from this debacle.

People WILL NOT stand for it.....

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/23/13 - 06:34 pm
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Outrageous! Just heard about

Outrageous! Just heard about the new Air Jordan shoes that were just released and they cost $185.00

What a total waste of money!

Conservative Man
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Conservative Man 12/23/13 - 10:55 pm
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As to Harley and nocnoc's posts...

...agree. The first amendment was put into place to protect speech we disagree with....NOT to protect speech the majority agrees with..

When we silence our opponents in the public square , we remove the "dynamic" of debate....

Let good ideas and speech naturally rise and bad ideas and speech naturally be defeated....

Far too many only agree with the concept of free speech if they agree with the ideas being espoused...

That is NOT the purpose of the first amendment.....

nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/24/13 - 11:14 am
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MORALPHOBIC

A person that is unreasonably scared of Societal Morals or having an extremely strong fear or dislike of someones that has Morals.

When a MORALPHOBIC encounters such social standards, they tend to become unstable, aggressively defensive, salivating, glassy eye, yelling insults while demanding others be silenced, so they may continue with their non-traditional practices.

It should be noted:
That this group of people tend to have higher rates of STD's than other groups.

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