Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

April 10, 2014

Rants & Raves

for Thursday, April 10, 2014

VALDOSTA — So many self-righteous people! After the problem is solved that someone may be on drugs that is also on welfare, then what to do about the filthy rich people that hide their money overseas, and refuse to help with their taxes for things that we all need? And then what to do about the rest of us that do everything in our power to pay less and less taxes that we owe? I'd say not many are innocent of caring about other taxpayers. This is the age of "Every man for himself.”

Autos kill more people than guns do everyday. Maybe we should ban cars and keep our guns.

To the ranter about our murder rate compared to Switzerland. We have a population of about 313,000,000 and the Swiss have a population around 8,000,000. Do the math, the percentages in both cases are about the same. The statement that most were done by firearms may be true but you would probably be surprised how many were by other means. Would you really want the UN to be in charge?

Huge raves to the friendly staff at Starbucks! I appreciate your friendly attitudes, your service with a smile, and a super-fantastic coffee every morning.

I want to thank the wonderful staff at Primetime (Moulton Branch Elementary site). My son has a great time there, and is well taken care of. That helps me get through the work day, knowing he is in good hands. Y'all welcome him with open arms and send him off with big hugs everyday. I can't tell you how much I appreciate you all!

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.

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  • 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

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 14, 2014

    There are some wealthy physicians, business owners in this town who target only certain demographics for their business, and reject competition and growth. With the new statistics of a shrinking Valdosta, I hope you and your selfishness are quite happy when your comfort zone disappears!

    July 13, 2014

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