Rick McKee Editorial Cartoon

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gaflyboy
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gaflyboy 08/27/14 - 06:08 am
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Ya got that right!

Maybe if he stomps on it quick, he can get a little on the perps.

This one's a gem.

Darby
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Darby 08/27/14 - 11:09 am
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Beautiful....

Even though it's two months too early for Trick or Treat.

PrayN4U
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PrayN4U 08/27/14 - 11:32 am
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BANG

Deke is going out with a bang!!!! First, Quid Pro Quo and now, the tax increase with him making the deciding vote. What's next?
Maybe we can get Davis in Early while we still have Augusta standing.

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 08/27/14 - 02:10 pm
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The thing I don't understand about this

is that this latest theft from taxpayers is proclaimed to be for giving county employees raises, long overdue.

It's a very nice sentiment, one I might even endorse, if the thousands of us at MCG had gotten a single raise of any kind at all within the last 8 years. The only way MCG-ers get a raise in to change jobs within the institution. Or go somewhere else.

The simple reality is that these are lean times and there are fewer and fewer people paying to keep Richmond County going. Property values are falling in many places and who wants to live here anymore? At least half of the county isn't safe or is downright dangerous and the other half is moving in that direction as well.

Nobody wants to pay for this anymore, and it's an absolute certainty that nobody wants to pay even more for this mess. Deke and the brethren just gave the shaft to all the people who are still at least sort of making it. And more of those who are doing well will leave for Columbia County, as they have with every new act of self-destruction our ever-so-enlightened city fathers enact.

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