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THE BRAVES SWEEP the Phillies in a four-game series for the first time in 50 years and get a below-the-fold story in the June 30 sports section. Top story? Soccer game between The Netherlands and Mexico. Yuk! Double Yuk!

POLITICIANS BEWARE. Americans are watching, listening and paying attention while you (are) inactive, inefficient and incompetent. We will show you our power in November.

OBAMA NOW WANTS $2 billion to fix the mess he’s allowed with the illegals from south of the border.

RANT TO CHRISTIAN conservatives. When did Jesus ever say take from the poor and give to the rich?

GRU FIELDHOUSE was burglarized the third time. Has no one at GRU ever heard of a mean watch dog?

HARDIE DAVIS PROMISED to add more bus routes, but Bob Young made the same promise. When I reminded him about it, he said that they were federally funded and he had to do what the federal government told him to do. The new mayor will find out the same thing. He shouldn’t make promises like that without researching it.

RANT TO PEOPLE IN North Augusta about Project Jackson. It is going up; get over it. We fought against things in our back yard, but we lost.

SPEAK OUT AGAINST nuclear waste being dumped in SRS. Germany wants to get rid (of) waste and reactors. The radioactive waste in SRS is over the Tuscaloosa Aquifer – the source of our drinking water.

I SEE WHERE SCOTT Michaux is still trying to ride that dead horse Tiger Woods. What about all the other people who have made a comeback?

I DON’T WANT ANY money sent overseas, and stop these children from
coming here. Protect our borders for heaven’s sake.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 07/12/14 - 04:28 pm
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Be Careful

Be careful what you ask for. You just might get it.

I think that the city should have eased gradually into the new animal control policy. By saying that, starting immediately, the pound will no longer euthanize animals other than incurably sick ones and especially vicious ones, they will have to dump all their adoptable animals onto this one Augusta animal rescue group. That's a big burden for the single rescue group to bear and they cannot have been prepared for such a quick influx of large amounts of dogs (nobody's said anything yet about cats).

This was a typical knee-jerk policy-making exercise for Augusta Commissioners. I hope those three candidates for city administrator can see what the "winner" is in for in the circus of Augusta. The new city administrator will become the head clown.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 07/12/14 - 05:00 pm
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Am I being careful?

Probably not, but I'll take the bait. I'll try to answer ranter # 4's question.

Take a look at Matthew chapter twenty-five, verses 14 through 30. It is the parable of the talents. Now the word talent in this story represents a unit of money, and most scholars say a talent was a fairly significant sum of money.

Anyway, a wealthy man was going to take a trip and he gave three servants control of his cash assets while he was gone. To one he gave five talents, to another two talents and to the third servant he gave one talent.

When the man returned from his trip he asked the servants to account for their investment activity. The first two servants doubled the value of the man's money. The third servant did no investment activity. Instead, he buried the money in the ground. At his accounting, he delivered the same money (one talent) to his employer.

Here is the end of the story, taken from Matthew 25:26-30, King James Version:

“Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed: thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury. Take therefore the talent from him, and give it to him which hath ten talents. For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”

I guess ranter # 4 does not read the scriptures for himself, but instead merely listens to sermons from his liberal pastor.

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harley_52 07/12/14 - 07:33 pm
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"The new city administrator will become the head clown."

She will be playing to a tough audience for sure.

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harley_52 07/12/14 - 07:37 pm
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"OBAMA NOW WANTS $2 billion to fix the mess....

....he’s allowed with the illegals from south of the border."

$3.7 B, but what's a billion, or two, when it's not his money?

Rest assured it will continue going up. It's all part of the plan.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/13/14 - 05:31 am
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Obama Radio Address Saturday

President Obama again was demanding the Republicans work with him.

Notice he is not offering to work them or meet them half way.
He wants them to work with him.

Thank GOD they have been very selective about what they will work with him on and denying his more Socialist demands.
If not for the Republicans the USA would already be the USS of A.

Logical Grid lock with a president bend on ramming a Socialist agenda down our Republics throat by hook or crook needs to be held in check.

Regarding the OBAMA BORDER MESS.
Any one have a count on how many of the females and male children have been kidnapped, raped or forced into Brothels that did not make it across the border before they were nabbed?

While we are discussing Obama's AgendaA political War using Children. aka a War with Children. Any one else noticed how quickly the reports of gang RAPE's in the detention facilities got covered up?

But his goal isn't the kids, its open borders.
To him, after all what is 200-300+ deaths in the desert?
To him, what is a few 100 rapes of 8-17 kids?
To him, what is a few 100 missing and unaccounted for children?

After all Obama did promise Change We Can Believe In and to Each what they want.

Personally I believe he could careless about the kids, just as long as, as much of his Socialist Agenda is passed as possible.

YES even if it means using these kids as Blackmail at any expense.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/12/14 - 08:29 pm
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BTW: Regarding the Southern Border

This afternoon I was dealing with my plumber.
He said something that made so much sense.

"I need to plug the Leak before I can make the repairs."

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/12/14 - 08:30 pm
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One last thing, yesterday we go on the topic of Meth houses

I posed the question how do you know if you house was used as a Drug/Meth Lab before you bought it.

I provided the URL to the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Register which lists the 11,400+ sites from 2004-2011. Of which I provided a list of Richmond County Addresses with 1/2 address number ## out. Surprisingly some were bust twice and 1 address twice in 1 day.

The post seems to of got pulled and likely because it was still too detailed.

So here is JUST the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Register - for Georgia URL.
http://www.justice.gov/dea/clan-lab/ga.pdf

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AutumnLeaves 07/12/14 - 11:24 pm
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Need a more complete list,

Need a more complete list, but thanks for sharing.

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iaaffg 07/13/14 - 04:33 am
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the current washington d.c.
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the current washington d.c. administration's antics and lies make tricky dick and watergate look like a kindergarten show. the pot can no longer call the kettle black after the dismal and abysmal showing they've put on since 2008. they need to get their own in check.
ranter $4: you're an idiot. go read the bible as little lamb suggests. and quit blaming everything in your miserable life on conservative folks. if you are poor and have nothing and have to beg for everything you have from others, that's your fault and no one else's. got news for you, dipwad: there are tons of super rich liberals out there who are hanging onto every little red cent they have, they aren't giving it away to the poor, either, so don't think hanging onto one's wealth is just a conservative move. those that have, want to keep it, and i don't blame them. why give it away to those who don't contribute anything but more babies and problems to the system? why give it to slugs and moochers who are always takers and makers of excuses? seems to me if you aren't part of the solution, you're part of the problem.
ranter #8 got it right: people had better speak up against this bit of insanity. let the germans plant their nuclear waste in their own backyard; they always act like they're better than the rest of the world, let 'em take care of their own excrement.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 05:22 am
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POLITICIANS BEWARE

We will show you our power in November.

THAT is a mouthful & this vote will be something to remember..

I have never been this DISGUSTED with DC as I am now.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/13/14 - 07:13 am
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Has the Dark side come to the Bright side?

President Obama has admitted he likes Republican presidents.

Quoting from his speech that he used ‘I,’ ‘Me,’ ‘My’ in the 1st person 199 times.

“My favorite president is the first Republican president, a guy named Abraham Lincoln,” Obama said. “You look at our history, and we had great Republican presidents who--like Teddy Roosevelt started the National Park System, and Dwight Eisenhower built the Interstate Highway System, and Richard Nixon started the EPA.”

But why these 3?

Teddy Roosevelt was the founder of the American Progressive Party.
He was inaugurated at age 42, the youngest person to become president. He attempted to move the GOP toward Progressivism, and increased regulation of businesses.

Richard Nixon's created EPA has been one of the biggest weapons in the Liberal's tool bag of stopping grow in America (some of which needed stopping I admit).

Dwight Eisenhower - he opposed Joseph McCarthy hunt for Communists and Socialist in our government. He contributed to the end of McCarthyism. He expanded Executive privilege use now overly used by Obama. He was a moderate conservative who continued the Socialist New Deal agencies and expanded Social Security.

So Maybe this is why he likes those 3.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 07/13/14 - 06:02 am
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Presidents

Thanks, nocnoc, for bringing us Obama's latest speech. If Obama likes republican presidents, hopefully he will have a new one to like come 2017.

Two and a half more years. It's going to be tough to make it through those days.

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justthefacts 07/13/14 - 06:03 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 06:03 am
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Get your fiddle out iaaffg

" current washington d.c. administration's antics and lies make tricky dick and watergate look like a kindergarten show"

I agree with you...maybe we can play the fiddle while the dang place goes down ....I don't think the brainwashed media will get over their adoration until the place burns down to the ground...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bZi1JSn2oQ

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Airman 07/13/14 - 06:05 am
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Little Lamb

your comment to Rant #4 was spot on, This was the subject of our Tuesday morning bible class. Very good post

LillyfromtheMills
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LillyfromtheMills 07/13/14 - 06:10 am
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LL

Perfect comment - many do not get this parable - tx for sharing!

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hoptoad 07/13/14 - 06:25 am
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Whenever O gets in his bully

Whenever O gets in his bully pulpit and complains to his audience that the Republicans are obstructionists, the audience applauds and shouts their approval of his assessment. Albeit is a smaller audience than he had in his first few years, he still seems to have uninformed, misinformed and just plain uneducated followers.

I guess the people think that when O speaks, the Republicans should bow down, kiss his feet and send him any bill to sign that he demands.

Has his highness now changed his funding request to $2 billion instead of $3.7? Hadn't heard that one but it's still way too much unless it's all going to fix the border.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 06:25 am
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WHAT--even Bill Maher sees this...

Is the tide turning??

Bill Maher took a stab at NSA spying during his July 11 episode of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." He pointed fingers at liberals who refuse to criticize surveillance under President Obama's administration. During the segment he said, "If this was happening under Bush, liberals would be apoplectic. I’m sorry, but liberals are just sometimes useless Obama hacks without a shred of intellectual honesty.”

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hoptoad 07/13/14 - 06:29 am
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Bill Maher!

I'm shocked beyond words, never thought I'd ever hear him say anything disparaging about liberals no matter what nonsense they said or did.

Glad he's finally letting go of some of his whitewash rhetoric.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 06:34 am
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Is there a place we can go for healthcare??

President Obama’s health care law has been delayed and changed so many times that the official budget scorekeepers can no longer keep track of what the law costs.

The changes, and the overall uncertainty regarding the price tag, are raising concerns about whether the law even has enough revenue coming in to pay for the program.
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I have a feeling we will have to get it from another country....Cuba maybe? How is the healthcare in the Bahamas....Aruba?
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“Right now the savings that was projected to pay for all this spending is not being collected as originally projected," said Charles Blahous, of the Mercatus Center. He estimated the law will eventually cost $200 billion a year by 2020.

The unilateral changes to the law – and specifically delays of the requirement that certain employers provide health coverage to workers – are the subject of a recently announced lawsuit by House Speaker John Boehner.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/13/14 - 06:33 am
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Well, today I am supposed to

Well, today I am supposed to be a ball spotter for a golf tournament but it looks like it's going to get rained out.

Just may be back home sooner than expected.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/13/14 - 06:36 am
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Boehner might get some

Boehner might get some satisfaction from his lawsuit. I just hope he doesn't plan to bring impeachment up as that probably won't go anywhere and would look bad for the Republicans.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 06:50 am
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If you are on medicare

You just better stay healthy...

penalties have not been enforced,” Blahous said.

The law also counted on more than $700 billion in cuts to Medicare, including up to $150 billion in cuts to Medicare Advantage, but the president set those aside at the behest of Senate Democrats who feared angering seniors in an election year.

Capretta said it is "very dubious that some of these Medicare cuts can be sustained over a long period of time."

He also noted that even more Medicare cuts are planned but wonders if the impact will cause some of them to be pulled back as well.

"In fact, the actuaries who look at the numbers for the Medicare program have said that this cut is so deep that about 15 percent of the hospitals will drop out of the Medicare program by the end of the decade," he said.
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This really makes me sick..I want to throw up on Washington DC..

justthefacts
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justthefacts 07/13/14 - 06:57 am
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hoptoad

Where is it raining????? Seattle?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 07:04 am
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Here ya go JTF...

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/national/weather-forecast-maps

It is raining on my parade too....so I'm saying bye bye......maybe you can stop the rain...maybe :)

justthefacts
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justthefacts 07/13/14 - 07:06 am
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SB4

Cheer up!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/13/14 - 06:29 pm
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One last thing before I head out to fish

Next time you are Dollar Store check out the book section.
I found a very informative book on the 2008 Market collapse and how it was handle behind the scenes to avoid widespread panic initially.

It is called "On The Brink" by Henry Paulson, jr. and covers start to finish by Bush and the turnover to Obama.

Well worth the $1.

Been reading it between the fish I catch.....

BTW: caught a bunch of Crappie and Bream yesterday.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 07:11 am
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I wish I could

It will take more martinis than usual.......& yall will have to put some funnies on here.....anyway, gotta go..

btw..JTF---What man/woman would you like to see as President? ck later with you..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/13/14 - 07:13 am
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noc

Send me your new email address please...the one I have didn't go through..thanks

justthefacts
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justthefacts 07/13/14 - 07:21 am
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crappie and bream

Good eating right there. You using live bait or spinners?

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