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BEING UNDER 18 and having children is a prerequisite to applying for assistance in getting help with insurance and help with going to school so they won’t have to depend on the government. Who would guess?

GET OFF YOUR HIGH horses over the Hobby Lobby decision. This was a very narrow ruling. Hobby Lobby still provides birth control and has done so since they opened. They always provided their employees free birth control. This decision concerned four methods of birth control, all of which induce abortion only. That was the part this company objected to.

“MASON SAID HE would advise against giving all city employees a raise, however.” How many pay raises has Mason had in the past six years that city employees have not received nor a cost of living allowance increase? The same question for all 10 commissioners.

PLEASE STOP IMPLYING that a president is the commander-in-chief without making it clear that he is commander-in-chief of the U.S. military, not of the whole USA. A true commander-in-chief of the whole country would make him a dictator.

WHEN SOMETHING as unimportant as a pro ball team sells for $2 billion, the U.S. is in deep trouble.

THE U.S. IMMIGRATION system is dysfunctional. President Obama has held office for five years, so he is clearly responsible for this gigantic problem. Either he didn’t know it was happening, or he intended the mess from the beginning.

NOW THAT ALL Richmond County school students qualify for free breakfast and lunch under the National School Lunch program, do all Rich­mond County households with a K-12 child get free/reduced-price Internet from Comcast under their Internet Essentials program?

I’M GLAD CHARITIES are not making it easy to get free items. Too many want to just take, take, take. I see at least a couple of so-called homeless men (they brag about living at one of those places for free because they say they are homeless) riding the buses all the time. They have new clothes all the time since they keep visiting those places that give them away, plus snazzy bookbags to carry stuff in.

A RANT FOR ALL Ameri­cans who are eligible to vote, but don’t. If you vote and your person loses, then voice your disappointment. If you don’t vote and your person loses, keep your mouth shut and accept whatever comes your way.

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ELLIOTTMESS55
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ELLIOTTMESS55 08/14/14 - 08:58 pm
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all the gov't has to do is
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all the gov't has to do is audit these people on the doles.give those with the most time an ultimatum.you must start contributing to your on welfare,and give them several weeks(or months) to make adjustments.lower their benefits gradually,until they can be removed.there is no law i know of that says the gov't has to pay anyone anything.these benefits are humane only,and can be stopped likewise.anyone have a better solution?not only is the us in deep trouble.whem lebron went back to cleveland it was a worldwide story,why? the guy plays a sport which requires no education,no high IQ,no need for a degree,just street smarts and physical skill.

stuaby
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stuaby 08/14/14 - 10:30 pm
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"If you vote and your person

"If you vote and your person loses, then voice your disappointment."

Check. Check. OK, now what?

stuaby
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stuaby 08/14/14 - 10:32 pm
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"How many pay raises has

"How many pay raises has Mason had in the past six years that city employees have not received nor a cost of living allowance increase?"

OK. Just jack the taxes up. Jack 'em up to 100%. OK, now what?

stuaby
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stuaby 08/14/14 - 10:34 pm
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"THE U.S. IMMIGRATION system

"THE U.S. IMMIGRATION system is dysfunctional."

Uh...Yeah!

OK. Now what?

stuaby
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stuaby 08/14/14 - 11:02 pm
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Leader of Islamic State

Daniel Chapter 11:40 ...King of the South?

Leader of Islamic State Claims _Rome_ Will Be Conquered Next

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2014/07/02/leader-of-isl...

stuaby
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stuaby 08/14/14 - 11:12 pm
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Proverbs 18:13Anyone who

Proverbs 18:13

Anyone who answers without listening
is foolish and confused.

New Century Version (NCV)

Oh, how abusive and disrespectful I am to post the scripture above!

corgimom
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corgimom 08/14/14 - 11:27 pm
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Ranter #2- No, IUD's and the

Ranter #2- No, IUD's and the morning-after pill do not "induce abortion". They prevent the egg from implanting in the lining of the uterus, which is not abortion at all.

It is sad that there is so much false information out there.

I wonder how the Hobby Lobby owners feel about IVF, where embryos are routinely purposefully destroyed?

I have a friend that did IVF. 20 embryos were fertilized, 2 were implanted. So IUD's are wrong (not in my opinion), but it's ok to destroy 18 deliberately fertilized embryos?

Why don't people speak out about IVF? The Catholic Church says it's evil, but you never, ever hear the anti-abortion people speak out about IVF.

corgimom
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corgimom 08/14/14 - 11:28 pm
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What is Ranter #1 talking

What is Ranter #1 talking about?

I got a Pell Grant to go to college. I was 22, married, and had an infant.

But I'd rather pay for school than welfare any day.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 08/15/14 - 05:03 am
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Eric Holder

Eric Holder has conferred with the family of the man in MO whom the police shot and killed during an altercation, sparking the riots. It's interesting Holder didn't speak with the local police. How in the world can you conduct a valid investigation without getting all the facts? Is the intent of Holder to get to the truth or something else?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/15/14 - 05:23 am
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RANT #1

???????????????

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/15/14 - 06:26 am
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St. Louis area, getting more violent

now that the Black Panthers and other "Community Activists" have entered the picture and are pushing hard to incite greater violence bloodshed.

This may be just the excuse this administration needs and may
want for possible greater clamp downs, just before a National election. An election that his party is sure to lose as it stands today. If his party loses, his Socialist Agenda gets flushed so there is a lot invested in this latest Socialist Final Solution.

BTW:
While I have had negative opinions & feelings about the Militarizing of Police forces and still have some. I am sure without, Military Tear Gas launchers, Armored vehicles and ballistic vests, there would be a lot more dead.

I am beginning to see 1 use for those $600K of MRE's.

However, we just need to keep reminding everyone we are NOT fighting a war, we are fighting a Police Action☺ or are we?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/15/14 - 06:28 am
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With Armed Robbery on the raise we need a Law to stop it!

Hold on.....

Don't We already have laws that say this should not happen???

How can this be possible?

May be we need another Law?
A law that requires everyone read the laws☺.

THE LIBERAL SOLUTION:
Using the same logic commonly used in Anti-Firearm Laws?
Enact a Law that prohibits the convicted person from having or using a Vehicle or Bike, if they are convicted of a crime while using either.

Would it put them on the street walking to conduct their next robbery?

I doubt it.

But it would use the same logic.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 07:14 am
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That can't be true...some don't

"NOW THAT ALL Richmond County school students qualify for free breakfast and lunch "

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 07:21 am
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So the black panthers want some of the action

Now let me check off some towns to see on vacation....

Ferguson Mo---checked off the list! St Louis off too.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 07:48 am
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Holder didn't speak with the local police

That is strange ...

I just wonder if the Police Chief will have a lawsuit if he has lost his job....The Chief didn't kill anyone, even during the protests. Would Roundtree lose his job if someone was shot like this young man......especially before all the facts were out...wondering out loud...

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/15/14 - 07:51 am
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I guess head down to wally world buy

some more ammo and then some more stock in Remington, Winchester, Federal Olin and etc...

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 08/15/14 - 08:04 am
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Ranter #3

Well, Commissioner Donnie Smith didn't exactly get a raise at his job with the Georgia State Patrol, but he surely got something better. He gets to draw his state government salary, keep his state government health insurance, and keep his state government retirement benefit package; all while not being required to report for work. That is some sweetheart deal.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 08/15/14 - 08:53 am
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"Donnie Smith didn't exactly

"Donnie Smith didn't exactly get a raise at his job with the Georgia State Patrol, but he surely got something better."

Yeh, what's up with that? I think Donnie needs to recuse himself from punishing us with more taxes until the investigation is either over or becomes public so that we will know what he may or may not have done. What is it.....like 6 commissioners that want to raise our taxes and 1 of them is under investigation and has been removed from duty and another 1 is already a habitual tax delinquent. Don't it make you feel warm and fuzzy that people like that can take food off of your table because they are too incompetent to look for waste, fraud, and abuse to cut spending.

harley_52
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harley_52 08/15/14 - 09:05 am
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harley_52
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harley_52 08/15/14 - 11:32 am
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Ask Yourself This Question...

'Self...how many times during the Obama Administration do you remember the President and the Attorney General both involving themselves in a case in which a teenager had been shot and killed?'

Then ask yourself.....'Self...in those cases, what was the race of the victim?' 'What was the race of the supposed killer?'

Finally, ask yourself....'Self...why do you think that is?'

rrcrew
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rrcrew 08/15/14 - 10:58 am
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Stephanie Ahmadipour writes

Stephanie Ahmadipour writes in her letter to the editor that Israel is guilty
of "genocide" of the Palestinian people. That is a very foolish statement. If the
Palestinians laid down their arms today seeking peace, then there would be no
more war and no more killing. If Israel laid down its arms today seeking
peace, then there would be no more Israel. Hamas doesn't want peace; it wants
to destroy Israel and kill all Jews. Similarly Isis wants to kill or forcibly
convert all non-muslims in Iraq and Syria, and wherever else they can spread
terror. Boko Haram wants to kill or forcibly convert all non-muslims in
Nigeria, and wherever else they can spread terror. The militant muslims
(INCLUDING Hamas in Gaza) are the ones guilty of genocide. Stephanie's letter reeks of anti-semitism. GO ISRAEL !!!

harley_52
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harley_52 08/15/14 - 03:12 pm
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More Details....

It seems the "innocent victim" in the Ferguson, MO. incident had just robbed a store and assaulted the store clerk to steal a box of cigars. He had at least one accomplice. His description (race, height, weight, clothing, etc.) had been broadcast over the police network and the officer who ultimately killed him saw him in the area, and attempted to confront him regarding the robbery. At 6'2" and 292 pounds, it was easy for him to overpower the store clerk and certainly caused more than a little concern for the policeman attempting to question him.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 03:49 pm
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Now parents are outraged huh??

Now the parents say the police are using video as character assassination.....let me understand this...

The news DEMANDED all info
The police were forced to give it..and they finally did.

Now the police are blamed for putting out info that was demanded from them...hmmmmm

The kid stole & strong armed the clerk....that is on tape.

My advice to any policeman on that force...

Get another job in other city & MOVE with your family.....this ain't worth it in Ferguson...MOVE & get some peace some place else.

Pack up & leave....pull a noc noc..

corgimom
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corgimom 08/15/14 - 04:11 pm
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There isn't anywhere that you

There isn't anywhere that you can go in the US and not be 100% safe from a riot.

You can't assassinate the character of a thief, and that's what that man was, a thief.

harley_52
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harley_52 08/15/14 - 04:14 pm
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One Other Detail...

....they released is that the officer who shot the "innocent victim" was treated for an injury he received during the incident.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 04:23 pm
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Marvin Methodist Church

My hubbys brother is buried there...I have been there with him & I have sat in the car waiting for him after showing his respects & time
alone at the grave site....

You would think you are fairly safe there.....but nooo. not even there.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 08/15/14 - 04:28 pm
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Nothing is 100% safe

I agree corgi...but life can be pleasant in other places, sometimes it just isn't worth the time & effort just dealing with misfits.....some say have a dialogue about it...I say the talk has been going on for at least 60 years....it hasn't gotten better..

My tongue is tired & fingers are too....say goodnight gracie...bye bye

harley_52
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harley_52 08/15/14 - 04:36 pm
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"While I have had negative opinions....

.... & feelings about the Militarizing of Police forces and still have some. I am sure without, Military Tear Gas launchers, Armored vehicles and ballistic vests, there would be a lot more dead."

I agree.

My take on it is that while they may not need that kind of gear for their normal, day to day, policing activities, there WILL come a time when we all wish our police forces had that kind of equipment and more.

I don't think it helps anything to have officers and swat teams dressed like storm troopers as often as they are. I think they need to be VERY selective about use of such equipment, especially in relatively minor operations where imminent danger is not present to the officers.

Now, when they start fighting ISIA (the "A" stands for America) terrorists, I want them armed to the teeth.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/15/14 - 05:16 pm
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fatherinevans
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fatherinevans 08/15/14 - 05:50 pm
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Morons in MO

I am talking about the protestors and idiots setting things on fire there.... the police need to restock their bullets ...they will need them and should use them as much as possible......

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