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MY RANT IS TO the Richmond County Board of Education. My son was sexually harassed by a female student in elementary school and nothing is being done about it. The student has a history of bullying and bad behavior. I have spoken with several people in the office and have yet to have a meeting with anyone. Now my husband and I have made ourselves available but we think they are not treating this seriously enough.

LOBSTER TAILS paid for with an EBT card ... really! I saw it with my own eyes while I using coupons and counting my money to see if I had enough to purchase bare necessities.

THIS TOWN NEEDS more businesses with free access to Wi-Fi.

HARLEM’S POLICE CHIEF is just like the rest of them. He won’t help you.

THE FOLKS WHO CAN’T seem to understand that global warming does not heat up the planet overnight like an oven should think twice before punching “send.” Climate change has various effects, so yes, it can get cold, too. Maybe they should stick to something close to their minds, like 40-watt light bulbs.

THE DRIVERS WHO HOG the passing lanes should be held responsible for any accident within a half-mile of them. Impeding the flow of traffic is just as illegal, just as dangerous, as driving too fast. Those tailgaters in your mirror: You put them there.

RANT TO THE PEOPLE who are blaming President Obama for stopping the Christmas music being played at the VA. This shows why the South lost the Civil War. These people are the remnants of the ignorance of the South.

OUR SOLDIERS ARE the heroes. No one in Washington, D.C., deserves a paycheck.

THE VA IS ONLY following policy because it has to. It is not the VA that makes the policy. One person disapproving of Christmas carols can stop everyone from hearing them.

WE SHOULD ALL FEEL great now after giving our Christmas present to the Italian auto industry. Fiat will take control of Chrysler and thanks the taxpayers for the $12 billion bailout gift. Through a deal with the Obama administration, Fiat paid no money in acquiring Chrysler and used Chrysler’s profits to stay afloat. Congratulations, UAW/Chrysler; now you’re hostage to the Italian economy and the brilliant management team at Fiat.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 01/15/14 - 07:45 pm
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BLAMING OBAMA - Here is something

Today the United States Intelligence Senate Committee learned that:

The White House did have prior warning of the 9-11-12 Benghazi Attack.

The White House did have prior knowledge that the 9-11-12 Benghazi Attack did have Al Qeda ties and it would be a Arab 9-11 attack celebration.

The White House had immediate knowledge the who the Planner was behind the 9-11-12 Benghazi Attack. They knew shortly afterwards (days) it was a former GITMO Detainee released by a White House Presidential Executive Order to reduce the Gitmo population.

The reports shows that the attack, the timeline, and who was attacking, the fact it wasn't a Protest, but a coordinated multiple location attack, and the pleas for help were all known by the Presidents closest staff & advisers in REAL TIME, as it was happening.

Now what Stories will the American Public be told to cover up the blame that keeps point back to the White House.

Who will fall on a sword and "retire" from Federal life this time.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 01/15/14 - 07:53 pm
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Global Warming , Cooling, climate change

Solar Flares, Solar Radiation, admitted fudged data to fill gaps,
Emails admitting data problems, Temp sensors placed by Man made heat sources skewing temp readings, Being told of record polar ICE melts, but record high ICE thickness that trap ICE Breakers, Scientific data that shows 1 volcano eruption equals, what man has done in co2 gases for 3 to 5 years. The list goes on.

AT THIS POINT
If there was a non-Nature related Weather Cycle, and related Man-Made climate change event taking place, how do you expect us to believe you after crying wolf and only to find a the opposite so many times?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 01/15/14 - 10:02 pm
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Benghazi Cover-up

I don't feel like looking up my post, but I said about 3 days after the attack on the consulate at Benghazi that it was not a demonstration that got out of hand. I mean, who didn't know? Poor Susan Rice was sent out to lie while Hillary went to Australia for a week.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 01/15/14 - 10:07 pm
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About Global Warming

Oh, so you mean the planet is actually not heating up so fast polar caps are melting and never coming back. Polar bears are okay? The ocean is not rising so fast islands will disappear? Oranges don't grow on Al Gore's farm in Tenn? I feel much better. Thanks.

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Riverman1 01/15/14 - 10:11 pm
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Lincoln Was A Republican

The South may have lost the war, but Lincoln was a Republican born in Kentucky. So ignorant back at ya.

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corgimom 01/15/14 - 10:27 pm
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Actually, there are some

Actually, there are some scholars that think he was born in North Carolina and that he was illegitimate, that Tom Lincoln was not his father.

corgimom
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corgimom 01/15/14 - 10:31 pm
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Ok, next news- an

Ok, next news- an investigation is being conducted because some Marines took pictures of dead Iraqi insurgents killed in Fallujah in 2004, including showing pictures of them pouring gasoline or something similar over a body and lighting it on fire, etc.

While I don't know if every soldier takes those kinds of pictures, I know a lot of them do. It's part of processing what they have to do in war.

Even if the Marines are now civilians, they can be prosecuted.

Get ready for the retaliation.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 01/15/14 - 10:59 pm
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Corgimom, if Lincoln was born

Corgimom, if Lincoln was born in NC, even better.

carcraft
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carcraft 01/15/14 - 11:51 pm
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We are talking about 1 dgr

We are talking about 1 dgr change over 100 years over the whole world! How do you even measure it?

Sophisticated
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Sophisticated 01/16/14 - 02:33 am
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A 2012 study by the

A 2012 study by the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington, D.C. found that in 25 of 36 Appalachian counties - home to a largely rural white American community - the unemployment rate was at least 10 percent. And unlike the African - American community, these poor whites were disproportionately undereducated - with more than one in five working - age adults lacking a high school diploma. But even outside rural communities, poor and working - class white Americans continue to make up the largest percentage of people dependent on social welfare programs, including food stamps and unemployment insurance.

Casting_Fool
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Casting_Fool 01/16/14 - 03:06 am
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While lobster tails sound a

While lobster tails sound a bit over the top, please don't assume that someone on food stamps buying steaks, candy, and soda is a thief.

My wife died from a disorder that prevented her from properly processing what she ate into energy. We reached a point where the doctor told us that anything we could get her to eat might help, and that it didn't matter what it was or how nutritional it was.

By this time her medical expenses had reduced us to poverty and I was forced to use food stamps to buy what for us would be luxury items.

It didn't help in the end, but I still remember the stares, mumbling, and nasty looks that I would get checking out of the grocery store.

Not everybody's a bum, just some of them. Please think twice before judging.

Casting_Fool
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Casting_Fool 01/16/14 - 03:20 am
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To the left lane rant, please

To the left lane rant, please keep in mind that the "slower traffic" means slower than the speed limit, and that "faster" means traveling at the posted limit. The speed limit still holds in that scenario.

If you're tailgating a vehicle traveling at the posted speed limit, you're wrong and a potentially dangerous driver. If you're tailgating at all, you're in the wrong. If you're in an accident and were tailgating, you're going to be charged.

I just don't understand why people feel the need to go faster than the posted limit. It might save you 5 or 10 minutes travel time, but it increases your chances of having an accident.

The funny thing is, Christians are commanded in the Scriptures to obey the authorities, which, interestingly enough, includes traffic laws. And yes, I know the chapter and verse for that. Hint, it's in Romans.

So, if you claim to be a Christian, and you don't obey the traffic laws, exactly who are you worshipping? God, or yourself?

bubbasauce
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bubbasauce 01/16/14 - 03:20 am
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Ranter #1, I see carts full

Ranter #1, I see carts full of steaks all the time. Just start paying attention more and you will see a lot of this to get you PO'ed
Ranter #3, just wait till the government starts taxing you being on the internet. It's coming soon.
Ranter #5, yes there are plenty of imbeciles every single day that drive in that fast lane and drive 50 or 55 and really think they have that right.To them I just say they are showing everyone how ignorant they really are!
Ranter #7, Soldiers are our heroes and deserve a lot more than all the crooks in DC!
and finally Ranter #9, America is being sold out more and more every day. What a shame!
That's all I have to say.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 01/16/14 - 07:35 am
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C-Mom - on Lincoln

C-mom has some points .

I was up in Murphy/Andrews NC area back in the 1999-2001 doing some off and on consulting work.

The Local papers were running a story of the areas ties to Lincoln.
The Paper went on to indicate he may have had Salve Blood in his back ground.

WOW ! is it possible that the 1st President with actual salve blood heritage was a Republican?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 01/16/14 - 07:39 am
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BEST QUOTE OF THE DAY

"President Obama says he has a pen and a phone he can use to bypass Congress. Pens and phones are nice, but we have the Constitution."

Office of Speaker Boehner
Jan 15, 2014

seenitB4
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seenitB4 01/16/14 - 09:00 am
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Lincoln

I always doubted his name was really Lincoln!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 01/16/14 - 09:04 am
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Totally crushed..just like corgi ,, jtf

-River

Yep. Narcissism gone wild.

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May your Wi Fi go dead on you all the day looong! :)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 01/16/14 - 09:06 am
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whoa nellie

Maybe they should stick to something close to their minds, like 40-watt light bulbs.
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Don't be trashing 40 watts....I love em & can't get enough of emmmm

seenitB4
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seenitB4 01/16/14 - 09:10 am
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This floors me

"My son was sexually harassed by a female student in elementary school and nothing is being done about it."
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I just don't understand what happens today.....that is so young to even THINK about sexually harrassing anyone...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 01/16/14 - 09:48 am
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One more thing Mr JTF

Why is it the guys can come on here & go at it for hours & not a peep outta you...BUT the females get trashed...,huh???
I'm going to slink away with my "hurt" feelings....sniff sniff..

justthefacts
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justthefacts 01/16/14 - 09:50 am
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Seenit

You know I love you.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 01/16/14 - 09:52 am
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"please keep in mind that the

"please keep in mind that the "slower traffic" means slower than the speed limit, and that "faster" means traveling at the posted limit. The speed limit still holds in that scenario."

Yes, you are technically correct. But please realize that if you are in the fast lane, doing the speed limit, with cars stacking up behind you....then you are just like the guy on a horse that rides around the ring at a bull fight sticking barbed darts in the bull just to get him mad. The darts eventually make the bull crazy enough to attack anything and YOU make those drivers behind you crazy enough to make dangerous moves trying to get around you. Yes, you have the law on your side about the speed limit but in your righteous arrogance you are one of the most dangerous people on the road for intentionally causing road rage.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 01/16/14 - 10:02 am
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seenit, in our day and age,

seenit, in our day and age, yes, but today's 10 and 11 year olds (I'm assuming a 5th grader) are a lot more exposed to sexual explicit information that this does not surprise me.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 01/16/14 - 10:12 am
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dichotomy, I totally agree

dichotomy, I totally agree with your comment but in defense (only because it has happened to me) one can be driving the max posted speed limit in the left lane and wish to move to the right lane so others can pass but those who continuously speed up behind the two or even possibly 3 cars behind the "left laner" zoom passed the left laner in the right lane and make it impossible for the person driving in the left lane to move over safely to allow those who wish to speed pass by.

I have also been doing 55 in the left lane knowing I have a left hand turn coming up soon and reason it to be impossible to change lanes at the last minute from the right hand lane due to heavy traffic traveling 65 to 70 in the left lane. To avoid either missing my turn or trying to squeeze in between two vehicles traveling 65/70 and having to slow up to make the turn, I find it safer to go ahead and get in the left lane in plenty of advance and deal with a few tailgaters.....

Just saying......not everyone wants to drive in the left lane to [filtered word] people off.

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Sophisticated 01/16/14 - 10:15 am
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Finally, the facts are out President Obama is not the fall guy.

For the first time in the much - politicized aftermath, the report also points at Ambassador Chris Steven, who was killed in the attack. It says that the State Department ended a deal with the military to have a special operations team provide extra security in Libya, and that Stevens Twice Refused An Offer To Reinstate The Team In Two Weeks before the Sept,11,2012, attack. The military also takes criticism in the report for failing to respond more quickly on the night of the assault.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 01/16/14 - 10:15 am
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Sexual Harassment

I'm with SeenIt. Ranter #1’s child is not being sexually harassed. He is being bullied. The school system needs to take the bullying seriously. But the ranter’s claim about sexual harassment is muddying up the water.

The rant made this claim:

“My son was sexually harassed by a female student in elementary school and nothing is being done about it.”

Sexual harassment is not normally a one-time event. It is normally a pattern of unwanted behavior of a sexual nature.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 01/16/14 - 10:25 am
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LL, how do you know this

LL, how do you know this child was not sexually harrassed, just because the mother used the word "was". It' s possible the child was and it has stopped since it has been reported to the school administration but if nothing is done then it is possible that it could reoccurred again. Are children at the age of 11 not capable of conducting themselves in a sexual nature?

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harley_52 01/16/14 - 10:26 am
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Sophisticated Said...

"But even outside rural communities, poor and working - class white Americans continue to make up the largest percentage of people dependent on social welfare programs, including food stamps and unemployment insurance."

"Largest percentage" are white, eh? And that proves what, exactly?

Since "white" is the overwhelming majority of Americans (5 times more than the nearest challenger) one doesn't have to be all that "sophisticated" to see why.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 01/16/14 - 10:27 am
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I have two 11 year old

I have two 11 year old granddaughters and believe me, they know more about sex than I did at the age of 15.....then of course I wasn't exposed daily to the sexual freedom that is so blatantly displayed today.

harley_52
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harley_52 01/16/14 - 10:34 am
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Sophisticated Said...

"For the first time in the much - politicized aftermath, the report also points at Ambassador Chris (Steven)sic, who was killed in the attack."

What does "points at" mean?

If you're attempting to make the case that the Ambassador didn't seek additional security for his staff you are either totally ignorant of the facts, or intentionally misleading.

Ambassador Stevens made repeated requests to his supervisors in the State Department who repeatedly ignored his requests and even diminished his security in spite of his requests. Before it was over he was literally begging for help and the State Department STILL refused. There are reports that DOD offered to help, but he didn't work for DOD and to accept help from them would have been viewed as disloyal and disobedient by his State Department bosses.

Please....don't dance on the grave of a dead man by attempting to shift blame to him for his own murder while attempting to excuse those who are really guilty.

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