Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

December 6, 2012

Rant & Raves for Thursday, December 6, 2012

VALDOSTA — One big Rave for the Williams family on Wendover and their Christmas Musical light show. We heard they also put the light show on the Relay for Life float in the Valdosta Christmas Parade.

This Hill Avenue detour is going to be just wonderful with the CSX train keeping the road blocked every few minutes.

Just to say a great big thanks to the neighborly folks who helped me get my car started when it stalled in the pick-up line at Berrien Primary in Nashville Monday afternoon. There ARE still nice and helpful folks in the world!

The retiree complaining about the graduate student having health insurance thanks to Obama's health care plan clearly does not understand how this plan works. It allows young people to stay on their parents' insurance until the age of 26, not a public plan paid for by taxpayers. Either way, shouldn't we be happy that more of our fellow citizens can now afford health care?

All this hoopla about a police officer buying a homeless man boots, people really don’t understand that 99 percent of cops are the good guys. The lady cop at my daughter’s school is always buying the kids shoes, jackets and clothes for kids that really need it!!

The "Free Phone" program was started under Reagan. Please know your history before you start ranting, you make conservatives look bad.

The article about those homeless people under the overpass was sad. The churches should work to build a homeless shelter instead of the big fancy churches I see in town.

The Bible never, not once, ever authorizes a new testament pastor to collect tithes. He is not a Levite and he will never be a Levite. Only a Levitical priest is authorized to take tithes. Tithes were also only food. They were never cash either.

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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

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    I don't know of any gun owners who fantasize about being "the good guy with a gun." Just when you think you have heard the most ignorant statement possible, along comes one that tops them all.

    April 8, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 7, 2014

    Monday, I observed a woman at Walmart getting into her car, with two boys around the age of 8, one of which seated a young infant on his own lap in the rear seat, not using his seat belt. As the lady began backing out, I jumped out of my car and asked her to put that baby in a car seat. Stupid! Please, parents, don’t have a kid, if you don’t care to put them in a seat belt, or wear yours.

    April 6, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 4, 2014

    To all Facebookers: You look like idiots when you post these “dares” of jumping in cold water or pictures without makeup. What do you think you are accomplishing? Absolutely nothing ... Send money to support the organizations and then you will be making a difference.

    April 3, 2014

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