Valdosta Daily Times

February 7, 2013

Rant & Raves for Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — Only in Valdosta could a little kid knock on your door selling 5 cents worth of sugar, water, and lemon for a dollar and you have the right to call the cops on them for soliciting without a license.

The fact that employers would cut hours to avoid having to provide health care for their employees says more about them than it does about the President. The employers are basically saying, “we only need you this much.”

Is there anything that can be done to get the waste disposal sites open again? We paid the fee and were pleased with the services. It seems unfair that they were closed to us. Lowndes County citizens that want the service back should unite over this.

To the person who stated they get a headache when they read the happy raves on Wednesdays. Maybe they need to have their head examined.

On the dump closing, I think they should have left the dumps open until everyone had a can to put their garbage in. As of today, no can, called three times, and have been told getting there. In the meantime, what are we supposed to do? Said our pickup date is Thursday. If no can, should we just put our garbage out by the curb?

Advanced Disposal expects you to put your lawn trash into brown paper bags. What a joke. You should be able to pile it beside the road and them come along and scoop it up. Yes burning, burning, and more burning will be occurring in the future.

To the people that are fussing, whining and  crying about the dump sites closing, are probably the same ones that had either complained, fussed, scratched off and threw gravel, rocks, or always complaining and mistreating the attendants. Now as you’re dumping your garbage in your garbage cans ... remember karma.

Gun control, the President says, is the right thing to do. How about submitting a budget, which the Senate is mandated to do and has not done in the last four years. Is that not the right thing to do?

I am willing to give the new county trash policy a try. I will not have to haul the trash to the sites anymore. In addition, my wife and I hurriedly hauled big items to the trash sites before the sites closed!

I would like to know why is it when you pay your electric bill at the local Georgia Power company or try to take care of other business they put all your business on blast for everyone to hear ...