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RANT FOR AUGUSTA Utilities Department. I have never had a late bill in my life except for the water works. I get the bill one day and it’s late the next. One of you is not doing your job.

OBAMA WON’T ADMIT the problem with so many illegals coming across the border is that he has instructed the border patrol not to stem the flow of immigrants and has forbidden enforcement of our laws within the U.S. His deportation numbers are bogus in that they count the illegals the border patrol turns back at the border, he doesn’t allow the authorities to arrest and deport any illegals who are already settled in our country.

WE ARE STILL PERPLEXED about Hillary’s interpretation of “dead broke.” Many of us have a very different idea of that concept. She needs to realize that she lacks the magnetism of her husband. Hillary is NOT the “snake oil salesman,” or “silver tongued devil” that Bill is.

PAY ATTENTION. THE best illustration of what government-run healthcare will become are the VA hospitals. It might take a few years, but it is coming.

A BIG RAVE TO THE person or persons who paid for our lunch yesterday at Yo Pizza in Daniel Village. It was quite a surprise and we thank you very much. We will definitely pay it forward.

IS IT THAT EASY TO break into a pawn shop and steal weapons and ammo? I have no problem with legal ownership of guns but, when thugs break and enter and steal these items it’s a problem for law enforcement and citizens.

NEIGHBOR, PLEASE STOP burning trash outside. Each morning I try to enjoy a cup of coffee on my porch but your smoke drives me inside. Don’t you realize that asthma suffers have rights, too.

OBAMA NOW WANTS $3.7 billion of our hard earned tax money to address the fiasco he created at the border by allowing all of those children from Central America to gain access to the US. The time has come to say no to spending our money on those who enter this country illegally! Enough is enough.

THIS BORDER MESS is another lie our Commander in Chief has been caught in. Remember how he kept saying the border was secure but the Republicans still refused to do an immigration bill? This fiasco was created to force the Republicans into accepting an immigration bill with only the provisions Mr. Obama wants in it.

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Jake
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Jake 07/20/14 - 08:45 pm
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Trash burning

The smell of other folks trash burning is very annoying. In 1960 we used to burn our trash in a 55gal drum barrel. It was not the most pleasant smell but we lived in an area that allowed such and our neighbors were not like right next door so it was not a problem. It was there that I learned the lesson of not putting pressurized cans into the fire. My brothers and I put a can of Hot-Shot Roach and Ant Killer into the fire and were soon treated to an explosive display not unlike stepping onto a mine near the Normandy beach. As we ducked for cover we had an eye on the side door to see if the old man heard the barrage and would soon step out and reprimand us. Luckily we were safe.
Trash fires were a point of play for us. We would put empty plastic gallon milk containers into the flames and hold them up with sticks while they burned. They would make "whew, whew" noise when the melted plastic would drip down. We conquered Europe from the Nazi's many times like this as we fire bombed Dresden and Hamburg.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/20/14 - 09:19 pm
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My biggest pain regarding the RCWW was the traffic snag

The limited space and approach for the Drive thur on Peach Ord. Rd.
Causes the traffic to back up to Lumpkin Rd. on bill paying days.

Why they have not moved the entrance to allow access from the Old Augusta Tech side Rd after all these years is a puzzle.

Heck even a Horse Shoe driveway from the right facing side and around back to the building and 1 lane crub cut to access the Drive Thur lane is even possible for a low amount of $$$$ (under $10K)
They have all to equip and know how... when I worked there in the Early 80's going to college.

corgimom
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corgimom 07/20/14 - 09:23 pm
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The only reason why this

The only reason why this immigration "problem" is being focused on is because it's an election year. Those illegal immigrants have been coming for years.

And the Democrats are using it to their advantage, both in their support, and that the Republicans want to build a wall to keep them out.

And if the Republicans don't quit, we are going to have YET ANOTHER Democratic President, because the Hispanics took lessons from the blacks- if you want things to be in your favor, VOTE.

Do you notice that in all the talk about the wall, nobody dares talk about the cost to build it or the cost to maintain it and patrol it? And it wouldn't be necessary if they just CUT THE SOCIAL SERVICES.

That would be all that it would take, so why don't the Republicans suggest that?

corgimom
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corgimom 07/20/14 - 10:31 pm
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Charles Manson is getting out

Charles Manson is getting out of prison on parole, thanks to the California Parole Board and Governor Moonbeam.

Life without parole DOES NOT MEAN life without parole.

If anybody deserves to die in prison, it's Charles Manson.

There is no justice anymore.

stuaby
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stuaby 07/20/14 - 10:42 pm
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"That would be all that it

"That would be all that it would take, so why don't the Republicans suggest that?"

Because the Republican know that the freaking Democrats would cry: Foul! and the Republicans fear the loss of votes!

Did you ask that question in all earnestness?

stuaby
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stuaby 07/20/14 - 10:53 pm
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"Those illegal immigrants

"Those illegal immigrants have been coming for years. "

Not like this they haven't. Unaccompanied minors have not been coming in like this "for years".

It's only because of Obama's overtures (I will not deport minor children, etc.) that these minors are being sent here in this unprecedented fashion. Did you not realize that the prezbo has made it clear that he will coddle illegal minors?

You didn't realize this? Perhaps you should listen to other sources than NPR, HuffPuffpost, etc.

One of the problems in this country is that too many people are forming their opinions based on Democrat propagandists such as NPR, HuffPo, CNN, MSNBC, etc.

dwb619
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dwb619 07/20/14 - 10:52 pm
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ken8375309
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ken8375309 07/20/14 - 11:06 pm
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Augusta Utilities Dept moved

Augusta Utilities Dept moved the due date back each month by two days for a year.. Most people didn't notice, or care. I am no accounting expert but even though we are billed on water usage, we pay a monthly sewage fee.. Seems like they squeezed an extra month's sewage fee out of the taxpayers this year. Correct me if I am wrong.. Not to mention the late fees they collected..

corgimom
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corgimom 07/21/14 - 12:48 am
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Good to know! Although with

Good to know!

Although with Governor Moonbeam, anything is possible.

corgimom
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corgimom 07/21/14 - 12:50 am
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Stuaby, why would the

Stuaby, why would the Republicans fear a loss of votes?

The Republicans are the ones that want the illegal immigration to stop, remember?

The REAL truth is that the Republicans don't want the loss of immigrant labor that runs their businesses.

They propose that preposterous idea of a border wall, because they know it'll never happen.

corgimom
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corgimom 07/21/14 - 12:59 am
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"Unaccompanied minors have

"Unaccompanied minors have not been coming in like this "for years". "

Stuaby, the civil wars down there in Central America have been going on for years.

In those countries, kids aren't kids. Girls marrying at 12, 13, 14 is common. Boys are doing a full days work by 12, and some younger than that. They don't go to school.

Those teenagers that we consider minors are adults where they live. And travelling across the border is so difficult and dangerous and strenuous, someone has to be young to do it successfully.

What people don't want to realize is that the US passed a law a few years ago saying that minors that were illegal aliens wouldn't be prosecuted, in an effort to crack down on human trafficking. And so that's why those kids can't be sent back home.

You know, look at it from a parent's point of view, in Central America.

If you have a son, they are going to be forced to become a solider in the wars and likely get shot. Or get PTSD, because it's so bloody and brutal down there.

If you have a daughter, they are likely to be raped, or if you can get them married, likely to be widowed.

They don't want their kids in the midst of a terrible war. They know that their best hope for their kids' safety is to send them far away.

And if their kids can get jobs, they can send money home, because the economy, after years of civil war, is nonexistent.

And yes, this has been happening for years, this didn't just start. But it's like the VA, it's only noticed because it's an election year. Do you think that all the illegals that have come here in previous years have been over 18?

KSL
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KSL 07/21/14 - 03:41 am
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But they should not be our

But they should not be our problem!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 06:31 am
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Can we do this?

Offer the Obamas early retirement package.....with regular pay & bennies.....let them travel 1st class for a full year...& mosey on off to the great island in the Pacific...we would save money in the long run..

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 06:47 am
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Ted Cruz on talk tv

I saw him on the talk shows Sunday....he has never been a fav of mine but I gotta tell ya, he is making sense out of nonsense.

I thought he was too arrogant & pushy BUT, now I think that might be what we need....when I see Reid say "The border is secure", & really THINKS that, that is when I want a pushy, smartie to get in his senile face!

I would like to see someone POKE Reid in the chest & say, "Get your skinny behind down on the border & say it again, idiot!"

Reid lives in the Ritz Carlton in DC....what does he care what others are living with at the border.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 06:51 am
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stuaby got this right..

It's only because of Obama's overtures (I will not deport minor children, etc.) that these minors are being sent here in this unprecedented fashion. Did you not realize that the prezbo has made it clear that he will coddle illegal minors?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 06:58 am
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New thought this am

Let Charles Manson get out & the only residence he can live in is the Ritz in DC....as close to ole Reid as possible.

As a matter of fact, it would be nice if some of the guys with guns on the border would march around that DC hotel.....take a few illegals with ya....put them up for a spell in the hotel...bring it home to Reid.

Try to get as many younuns as possible...crying babies & diapers kind of day.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 07:05 am
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while marching outside the Ritz

Play country music as loud as possible.....& throw some other stuff in there too, like this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRGRKMWEe-c

Riverman1
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Riverman1 07/21/14 - 07:06 am
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Hillary and the War on Women

Hillary seeks the sympathy vote from women. Her long suffering marriage with the incorrigible Bill makes women want to support her with their votes. Of course in her book, she even implied she was at fault for Bill's dalliances for not giving him more attention. She also had harsh words for Monica. Women should take a critical look at her comments before giving her the knee jerk sympathy vote.

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Airman 07/21/14 - 07:10 am
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Manson release

was reported by Empire news, and is not true. According to Rumorfix.com.
I believe if he was realeased it would be font page and lead story for days, and then Obama could do what he wanted because all eyes would be on Helter Skelter.

Airman
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Airman 07/21/14 - 07:13 am
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Manson

Quote from Empire News
Empire News claims, “One of the most famous killers in the American prison system will soon be walking free. On Tuesday Charles Manson, who is now 79 years old, was granted parole by the California Board of Parole and authorized by California Governor Jerry Brown.”

Notice the governors name

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 07:16 am
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Idiots like Todd Akin hurt the vote

Someone needs to kick his behind to the curb.....not only did he hurt the vote in the election, NOW, he writes a dang book & wants to rehash the thing again.

The Rep party would be wise to stuff his big fat mouth with fat back or something!

KSL
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KSL 07/21/14 - 07:34 am
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Right.

Right.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 07:35 am
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What Cruz said...

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) characterization of the U.S.-Mexico border as “secure” by telling his colleague to come take a look for himself.

“President Obama and Harry Reid both engage debates divorced from the facts and divorced from the reality,” Cruz said on Fox News Sunday. “Harry Reid lives in the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., and I’m sure from his perspective the border seems secure. I would invite Harry Reid to come with me down Texas and see the border.”

“I’ll tell you who is holding these kids ransom,” Cruz continued, “Harry Reid and the president, because their view is don’t do anything to fix the problem. He mentions comprehensive immigration reform. The Gang of Eight bill is one of the causes of this problem. What the kids are saying they are coming because they believe they’ll get amnesty. Part of the Gang of Eight bill promising amnesty.”

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 07:40 am
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Poor Reid--his condo at Ritz worth only a million

Facing a barrage of attacks over his living arrangements, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid insisted Thursday that his condo at Washington’s Ritz-Carlton was nothing more than a one-bedroom apartment and that his real home is in a dusty mining town south of Las Vegas.

“I live in Searchlight, Nev.,” Reid said on MSNBC Thursday. “I have a home in Searchlight, Nev. I stay in Washington, D.C., in a one-bedroom apartment — and my penthouse is on the second floor. How do you like that? Penthouse on the second floor.”
In the the interview, Reid stepped up his attacks on his opponent, Sharron Angle, accusing her of lying about his personal life and record and calling her “embarrassing” to Nevada. Reid defended his record bringing jobs to the state and said it doesn’t give voters “comfort or solace” to tell them “but for me, we’d be in a worldwide depression.”

Angle has increasingly sought to characterize Reid as out of touch by painting him as a rich elitist in Washington while thousands across Nevada are struggling amid the recession. On Thursday, she highlighted his Washington condo and said in an ad that he was “another multimillionaire just trying to make ends meet,” sharply questioning how he made his money.

Reid’s personal wealth in 2009 was estimated to be between $3.1 million and $6.7 million and was built largely on his investments in land and real estate — including several mining properties in and around Searchlight. As southern Nevada land values boomed over the past two decades, Reid's personal wealth grew too.

Reid purchased his condo at the Ritz-Carlton, which is now valued at $1 million

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1010/43989.html#ixzz386OqSZZ1
boo hoo boo hoo

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/21/14 - 07:42 am
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Charles Manson

Given all the murderers walking around now that got Life w/o Parole and etc...

I can only conclude the reason Charles Manson stayed in as long as he did was, he killed Famous Hollywood Liberal types with $$$$

But I guess NUTS can shoot a Famous Conservative President and be free in 24 years .... It helps if your family is rich really rich and politically connected.

BTW: Interesting side note
Bush–Hinckley family connection
There were various speculations that Bush SR. had something to do with the assassination attempt.

Given the Hinckley family's depth of interaction with the Bush Sr. part of the family. Plus, a VP promoted to President stands a better chance of Re-Election.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 07/21/14 - 07:47 am
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Actually

I don't think corgimom follows the current events that closely.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 08:05 am
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Perry will put guard at border

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Texas/2014/07/21/After-Twelve-Years-P...

Just thinking...a great team for Pres & VPres Perry & Cruz for VP!!

Riverman1
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Riverman1 07/21/14 - 08:11 am
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Dang, Maverick

Dang, Maverick died.

Riverboat, ring your bell,
Fare thee well, Annabel.
Luck is the lady that he loves the best.
Natchez to New Orleans
Livin on jacks and queens
Maverick is a legend of the west.
Maverick is a legend of the west.

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