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February 3, 2014

Rant & Rave for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

-- — Global warming? Feels like global cooling to me!

It's obvious where the origins of some rants, calling President Obama "His Royal Highness" started. It is definitely a FOX News catch phrase. At least be original!

Leaders in Atlanta thought they made the right call to allow businesses and schools to open and to send them home when the weather began to deteriorate. You see how that turned out. Erring on the side of caution knowing that the weather was going to be bitterly cold here and wet, I am happy that businesses and schools closed to be safe. Had they not, and the situation became dangerous because of the weather, you would have complained that the city and county did a poor job! Just be thankful we were all safe and in our homes!

Rave to 106.3 out of Boston, Ga. They play some awesome classic country music. On clear days I listen to them in my car, and at home on the laptop. Thank you for playing the classics like Haggard, Jennings, Cash, Anderson, Cline, Parton, Lynn, among many other legends.

Does anyone know if any of the schools or anybody else is selling those discount cards you buy? Mine ran out Dec. 31. I would like to get another one if  anyone knows who is selling them.

I was recently driving behind a police officer who was talking on his cell phone, threw a cigarette butt out the window and didn’t use any turn signals. What a great example he was.

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    We don’t need Muslims flying airplanes around South Georgia. That is asking for trouble.

    April 23, 2014

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    April 22, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 21, 2014

    I was appalled to see where the mayor blamed the current administration for not providing grants to fix the sewage problem because “we voted wrong.” These problems didn’t begin in 2009, they have existed all along every time the water flow exceeded the ability of the plant to contain flooding issues. My question would be how many grants were awarded for the necessary repairs when “we voted right”? Why hasn’t the problem been solved already?

    April 20, 2014

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    If zoning is there to protect the businesses and residents who are already there, why is the Lake Park elected officials wanting to approve a change that does not benefit the people who are already there? Shame on Lake Park mayor and council.

    April 17, 2014

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    Valdosta Daily Times, you have done a remarkable job in keeping our community posted about the waste treatment situation. Please look into our gasoline crisis situation. I just returned from Florida where I bought gasoline 20 cents per gallon cheaper than what is being charged in Valdosta. Something is wrong with this picture.

    April 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    I want to thank Brittney who has been my family’s favorite waitress at Cheddar’s since they opened their doors. Saturday night was no exception. She never lost her composure while I witnessed some crude treatment from the customers seated near us. Keep your head up.

    April 14, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 14, 2014

    VDT, please refrain from posting gun control comments. My son and I were at breakfast and he mentioned the low price of assault rifles at a gun show. I said that I was opposed to these. Two fellows overheard this and on their way out, the larger one said that I sounded like some the "communists" writing against America in the newspaper. He said that if were up to him I would be “lined up.” He got into a dilapidated Dodge pickup with anti-Obama, pro NRA, and a Baptist Church bumper sticker.

    April 13, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 11, 2014

    It wasn’t  Remerton where  the rats were escaping to Azalea Drive, it was  from the raw sewage. At least  they are smarter than people.

    April 11, 2014

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    Thomas Jefferson said that we don't keep and bear fire arms for any other reason than to protect ourselves from tyrannical government action. That is why the liberals are trying to suppress Christians’ freedom of speech and why the government is trying to label gun ownership as a bad idea.

    April 10, 2014

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    The Swiss issue all adult men a firearm. Owning a gun does not condone, or create, violence. Lay blame on the person not the tool. If you really believe that banning firearms will end the violence you are sadly misled. All that will happen is law abiding people will not have guns and the criminal (who doesn't obey the law anyway) will.

    April 9, 2014

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