Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

September 29, 2013

Rant & Rave for Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

-- — Valdosta has to complete the projects on the referendum in accordance with state law. They also have environmental agencies and current lawsuits that will make sure it happens. The increases in rates may cover the new debt already used and the million dollars taken out of the water and sewer fund every year but not new debt. Use your vote to change management and the council and let those not up for election know you want change. Vote for SPLOST to fix the problem and for the rest of the community that has important SPLOST projects.

To the Wildcat fans who tailgate on Jane Street. Come on people, clean up your mess! This is disrespectful to your city and to the team.

Important message again. If it's in my yard, then it's not bothering you, specifically regarding campaign signs. It’s only September and people have already started with the dirty politics. A sign won't determine who wins but removing it without my permission may determine if you get charged with possession of stolen property. Now may the best candidate win!

You must lead a sad and bitter life when all you can complain about is cars parked on a lawn that you don't even own. You ever thought to mind your own business? What a pathetic, whiney nation we have become!

The condition of the library shows the incompetence of our elected officials. My house was built in the ’60s also and I fix things as they are needed instead of waiting for them to become a disaster.

Thank you to the person who confirmed the laws for pedestrians and bicycle riders. The only thing worse than a know-it-all is a know-it-all that actually knows nothing at all. Bikes are considered a vehicle. So unless there are sidewalks available, bicyclists ride with the traffic and pedestrians walk against the traffic.

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  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 28, 2014

    It seems people in this town, and especially those in my church are not happy unless they are complaining about something. Today’s earth-shaking rant is that the choir members are too noisy when they change into their robes before the Mass. Give it a rest or you won’t have a choir.

    July 27, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, July 25, 2014

    Funny, the people criticizing immigrants coming here looking for a better life for their family, are only here because their ancestors immigrated here for a better life for their family.

    July 24, 2014

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    Of the proposed 75 million that is needed to teach the students of Lowndes County for one school year, 55 million of that goes towards salaries. I don't want to hear no complaints about teachers salaries or furloughs again.

    July 24, 2014

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    Is it another sign of the times that people are too lazy to send thank you notes? I’ve bought four wedding gifts and two baby shower gifts since April 1. To date, I've received just one thank you note. It’s just good manners!

    July 23, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    It cracks me up when people say they don't want to be in a business or location where people are carrying weapons. My husband is a police officer and when he's off duty, he always carries concealed. I have a strong feeling that you might be happy one day that one of the hundreds of off duty officers are "packing" if you ever have a need for them!

    July 21, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 21, 2014

    People rant on here, but don't bother to attend the County Commission's meeting about the tax increase. I bet you don't vote either. If not, you forfeit your chance to gripe. Just hush!

    July 20, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, July 18, 2014

    Some hillbillies have more money than you do, they just don't flaunt it. Most are hard working, good people, unlike the wealthier, selfish, spoiled, inconsiderate brats. You can lose all your money and education in a blink of an eye. Be thankful God has allowed you to be or have what you do and treat others as you want them to treat you.

    July 17, 2014

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    Bring back Ronald Reagan, he cut taxes and only raised the federal debt limit 17 times to do it!

    July 17, 2014

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    It’s a shame to work for someone who gripes all the time. Never a “How are you” or “Thanks for your hard work!”

    July 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    I think that all facilities owned by the city and county should have signs banning firearms in the buildings. I don’t feel safe if a firearm is there when I am there.

    July 14, 2014

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