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ISRAEL TOOK IT for years with these missiles. Now they are trying to protect themselves and retaliate. The news is so biased.

WHY IS WRDW (Channel 12) going so crazy over the James Brown movie? What has he done for the people of Augusta? Those turkeys weren’t even his to give away.

WHERE IS IT WRITTEN that someone with a good-paying job should also get a bonus? If they can’t do the job without a bonus, then replace them with someone who can and will do the job.

I WOULD LIKE TO see a comparison with the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center , University Hospital and Doctors Hospital that compares bonuses equally across the board.

A RANT FOR THE family at Golden Corral. A woman passed out. The family got mad because the ambulance got stuck in traffic, but only one person was helping her while the rest were eating. All I can say is, God bless them.

I CAN’T BELIEVE another worthless Southern Bell telephone directory. My number is not in there; my friends are not in there. We have home phones. I threw mine in the trash.

WHAT A LOVELY YOUNG man Rory Mcllroy seems to be; no tantrums no swear words, no acting up, just a smiling face all the way and his mom to greet him when he wins! Way to go, Rory.

I HAVE JUST BEEN confined to a wheelchair and I can’t find a restaurant in this side of town (I live in Evans) that I can get a wheelchair in to go eat. Do they make smaller wheelchairs? Why don’t the doors have glass or something that slides so people can get in? It’s nonsense because restaurants are supposed to serve all the people.

RAVES TO THE FINE gentleman in Harlem who has a trailer place at the Family Dollar parking lot. He is wonderful man, and I thank him for the ride.

THE MAN BLOCKING all the cars during rush hour this morning by driving in the passing lane doesn’t know that he came so close to being in the ditch instead. Hang up and drive!

WHAT IS IT WITH all the work at Kroger on Washington Road? That is interfering with my shopping.

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dktarver
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dktarver 08/06/14 - 06:36 pm
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news coverage of general killed in iraq

How hypocritical that so much news coverage is given to the death of a general. How is this any more important than the death of a soldier or marine in the field? At least they were out fighting not hiding behind the lines directing the deaths of their men. Why is there not the same coverage for all of our military losses?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/07/14 - 02:40 am
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Throw the Home Phone in Trash Too

To the ranter who threw the phone book in the trash, you should have thrown your home phone in there, too. They are both archaic.

iaaffg
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iaaffg 08/07/14 - 03:42 am
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better we should throw away
Unpublished

better we should throw away all the cell phones and hand-held gadgets that people seem inordinately attached to these days and go back to home phones. can't use a home phone in the car to text or yap away while driving. can't get radiated from a home phone as opposed to the cell phone. can't take idiotic selfies with which to bore the rest of the world on a home phone. can't surf on the net or play stupid games on the home phone as so many seem to do as they walk around engrossed with their little plastic object and what's on that little screen in their hand. maybe we'd start acting like humans again if we weren't so dependent and enamored of the cell phone.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 06:33 am
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They are both archaic.

Way to go River....GEEZ

Do away with Post Ofc--do away with home phones---do away with Libraries...
I could say DO AWAY with your job..but I won't.

But even you can be replaced!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 06:41 am
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Sean...hurry up & come home--please!

They know not what they do....sorry Conner, but some replacing SM are slipping through the cracks!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 06:46 am
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about the Post office

Attention please....

They have hired some temps...the temps are not as trained as the regulars...soooo, if you see errors & mistakes (& you will)....don't be fast to blame the oldies, they are still working & trying to correct the mess.....it ain't easy & YOU will be sorry when the regulars are replaced...

well some will be, & SOME will jump for glee....won't say the name but we know him....:(

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 06:58 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 07:17 am
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Still eating while woman passed out

I know some folks like that.....sorta know them.

Kinda reminds me of chevy chase with the ole granma on the roof of the car dead as a doornail. BUt the vacation was still going on..

shamrock
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shamrock 08/07/14 - 07:38 am
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You Turkey

James Brown is about a LOT more than giving away turkeys. He has been a source of influence and inspiration to many artists over the decades including people like Mick Jagger who was the music director for the film. If you weren't such a "turkey" you would understand why people all around the world respected this man ... and only in Augusta was he shunned until almost the very end. It is people like James Brown, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and many more who can claim credit for influencing music across the globe. James was about more than turkeys!!

justthefacts
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justthefacts 08/07/14 - 07:46 am
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JB

Good job Shamrock.

ralphinga
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ralphinga 08/07/14 - 07:47 am
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Comparison ?

The Chronicle should do a story that compares bonuses equally across the board between University, GRU, Doctor's, VA, Trinity, Select and DDEAMC. Yeah, in your dreams!

shamrock
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shamrock 08/07/14 - 07:48 am
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Southern Bell??

Did you mean BellSouth? Southern Bell was renamed BellSouth many years ago and then merged into AT&T in 2006.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 08/07/14 - 08:16 am
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The main reason for giving up

The main reason for giving up your home phone is that your $20 a month home phone line now costs $45 a month. You pay an extra $25 a month in additional government fees, government authorized provider "optional" fees, and government taxes. The taxes and fees cost more than the phone service.

Government interference and regulation DOUBLED the price of a simple landline telephone. They are now doing the same thing to your ELECTRIC BILL. Landline telephones are optional.......electricity is NOT.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 08:28 am
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My Rep Mr Woodall met with Latinos

This is interesting..

They met to tell Woodall they didn't like his vote on immigration & that his score was a ZERO....hah...He explained that we are a nation of LAWS & the security & well being of America was his first concern (thank goodness).

He didn't cave when they informed him that their vote was strong & could shift elections..Threat didn't work...I'm so glad he stuck with his plan...he told them he has gotten 37,000 mails-emails-etc about this problem....he also said he thinks the Reps will win the Senate this fall & we can make some laws that have meaning & not just for show....

THANK YOU BOB WOODALL---MY CONGRESSMAN

myfather15
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myfather15 08/07/14 - 08:34 am
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How hypocritical is it, for

How hypocritical is it, for the lamestream news media to always slant their coverage of the Israeli-Hamas war, to all the Palestinian women and children being killed. Yes, I watch them as well, not just "Faux News" and it's shameful how long they spend talking about the innocent women and children being "slaughtered". I watched the nightly news last night and they NEVER mentioned that Hamas is using civilians to hide behind, using schools and Mosques as military buildings. They placed NO blame on Hamas for the deaths!! And we wonder why support for Israel is diminishing!!

Yet, prior to this conflict; Israeli families were being kidnapped and murdered, Rocket's were constantly flying into Israel, killing women and children; but no major coverage!! The mainstream news media is responsible for much of the harsh feelings towards Israel!!

I've been to Israel! This is a Country where men and women HAVE to walk around with "assault" rifles strapped to their backs, for fear of an attack at any moment!! Terrorists pop up from a tunnel, kidnap and killed people, then scurry back down the holes they came from!!

I say it's time for Israel to completely eliminate the enemy!!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 08/07/14 - 08:43 am
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Jeopardy

This Term for a long handled gardening tool can also mean an immoral pleasure seeker?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 08:45 am
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Main stream media

That media also sways elections...we are living proof that they can make a President look good in an empty suit....also can make a man look foolish (Perry) with a simple slip of the tongue....too bad they didn't see the Guam will tip over remark---or the Pass & see what's in it remark--or how many states in the union remark....nahhhh

Please get out & vote in Nov...& make the Senate flip! I can't take much more crap.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 08/07/14 - 08:47 am
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Common thread

Am I the only on noticing a common thread among the people who are leaving their children in cars? I won't say what it is but, I do believe it's obvious!!

jimmymac
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jimmymac 08/07/14 - 08:48 am
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dktarver
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The reason that so much attention has been focused on the killing of Gen. Green is that if they can kill a general then no one is safe. Of course anyone killed is a tragedy but when you kill off a general it sends a shiver through the rank and file troops. My wish is that all get out of that hell hole alive. We should have never attempted to occupy it in the first place. The big wigs in Washington hand cuffed our troops with ridiculous rules of engagement for PC reasons instead of fighting to win. We should have just told them and any other country who attempts to do us harm that we'll level their entire country in response.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/07/14 - 08:58 am
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EBOLA - a cure with maybe a very narrow application

But from what I am reading the EBOLA Virus mutates with each jump
So the Zaire ebolavirus differs from the Liberia, Uganda or Nigeria strains.

So the recently announced serum is limited to about only 30% to 40% of the Ebola outbreak cases at this time.

http://rsvdr.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/ebola-us-patent-20120251502-a1/

It is interesting to note that the US has held a Patent on the serum process for years?

US Patent
US20120251503 A1
http://www.google.com/patents/US20120251503

BTW:
the Anti-Gov Underground is already trying to tie this to Project Naomi (1949-1969).

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/07/14 - 10:11 am
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Replace Me

Seenit blasted me with this: "Do away with Post Ofc--do away with home phones---do away with Libraries...
I could say DO AWAY with your job..but I won't."

Hey, I haven't gotten on the Post Office in a long time. Libraries...I'd give to nonprofit organizations to run afterschool programs. As far as my work, I sincerely hope it is not necessary soon as possible. That would mean people are much better off. Please replace me.

vermint
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vermint 08/07/14 - 10:45 am
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Hey, River!

Not all of us live in areas with dependable cell phone coverage. We CAN'T get rid of our land lines!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 12:11 pm
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Please replace me.

That can happen.....I've read of new ways of doing your job & I might buy some stock in the company!!

Be careful what you ask for MR!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/07/14 - 12:14 pm
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SEANNNNN

Please hurry up & come HOME!

We will be fighting tooth & nail soon.

(and I'm pretty sure I can take River down) :)

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/07/14 - 12:33 pm
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Hahaha!

Hahaha!

corgimom
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corgimom 08/07/14 - 01:58 pm
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CBBP, sorry parents come in

CBBP, sorry parents come in all races. Awhile back a white man left a 2 year old in a car to go into Game Stop, ostensibly to buy his daughters a video game.

So if you're trying to make this a racist thing, no, it's not.

RC is now 55% black, so yes, it would make more sense that more blacks do it than whites.

And the woman that just got arrested for killing her little 2 year old boy is white, too.

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 08/07/14 - 02:08 pm
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Our land line was the first

Our land line was the first thing that came back up (we had a cord phone that still could be used without the electricity back on during the ice mess this winter), before our cell phones (from three different networks) came back up. When thunderstorms knock out our electricity, that land line sure comes in handy.

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harley_52 08/07/14 - 02:34 pm
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The Islamic State...

...is in the process of slaughtering tens of thousands of human beings simply because they don't like their religion. Odd, isn't it, that the American citizenry just yawns and watches it happen. We were similarly silent in the early days of the Halocaust, but that was because we were ignorant of what was happening. This time we know. The United States SHOULD take this opportunity to kill tens of thousands of muslim terrorists who are massed in the Islamic State to do all this killing. We are wasting a superb target of opportunity while we watch all these people tortured, starved, and slaughtered. We will be next. The wolf is at the door.....

Angela H
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Angela H 08/07/14 - 02:37 pm
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"WHERE IS IT WRITTEN that

"WHERE IS IT WRITTEN that someone with a good-paying job should also get a bonus?"

It is written in their contract. Please check your wealth envy at the door.

Angela H
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Angela H 08/07/14 - 02:37 pm
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Phone book?

What year is this?

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