Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

March 18, 2012

Rant & Rave for Monday, March 19, 2012

-- — Why are some Valdostans so concerned about the speed that people are driving? I drive slow and get around town just fine. I haven’t got into any accidents. I save on gas and gas money. If I have an emergency, yeah, I’ll put the pedal to the metal. But why is everyone in such a rush? Is everybody in some kind of emergency? I don’t think so. Slow down, would you? Remember, speed kills!

Jungle Jyms, why on earth do you charge adults for a birthday party? This  makes no sense. If I am taking a 4-year-old child, most of the time they will have a parent with them. Jumpin’ Jacks and Leapin’ Lizards don’t  charge!

A big rave to Trina Pattullo and all of the teachers at Josiah Christian School. The children love you and so do the parents. We’re behind you.

If you look like you’re 90 and still able to drive, it seems that you would know enough by now to use your blinkers and turn on your lights when it’s raining.

A huge rave for the First Annual Kinderlou Kampout! A great time was had by all. Thanks!

Thank you Duck family on Gornto Road for once again dressing Miss Duck in seasonally appropriate attire. I especially enjoyed last month’s patriotic theme.

The rude comment to the new principal was uncalled for. All new chief administrators evaluate and make changes. Some clean house while others just tweak. He’s not expected to come in and just let the school operate just as it is now. What would be the point in hiring him if that were the case? He’s not Mr. Taylor nor is he expected to be (or is he?).

Just because your kid is honor roll or gifted doesn’t mean that they have good behavior! You should see your little darling in action.

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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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