Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

January 16, 2014

Rant & Rave for Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

VALDOSTA — Sure Valdosta and/or Lowndes County, start up your own cable company. Then the Rant and Rave can fill up with people complaining of increased taxes, missing the same channels, and a bill that is the same amount. Only difference is higher taxes.

A HUGE rave to the staff at Dr. Robinson's Dental Office in Hahira. After many bad experiences with dentists in the Valdosta area, it is so refreshing to go somewhere with a friendly staff and knowledgeable doctor. Special shout out to Stacey, thank you for restoring my faith in the dental profession!

The situation in New Jersey is a perfect example of what's wrong with our government where the citizens are being punished for their voting decisions. It doesn't matter who's in charge. If you vote for the wrong person, you will be crippled.

I went to the ER at SGMC this week, and they only had one doctor and six nurses in the whole ER! How are they supposed to take care of sick people like that!

Before you complain to the paramedics for why they drove past your house, why don't you be sure to put up address markers that are visible from the road during the day and night.

Thanks to Diamond Realty for their opening concerns of renting of apartments to the students. We have had a long problem with it. They asked us to call any time we had a problem.

Someone needs to check the school zone flashing light at Valdosta Middle School. They do not correspond with the signs. Either the signs need to be changed or the lights schedule needs to be changed to correspond with the proper time.   It is  confusing and unsafe.

It is so sad we in south Georgia cannot get the Atlanta news. We would like to know what is going on at the capitol in our state and not in Tallahassee. We need help with this.

Mr. Jones, bus driver for Lowndes County school bus for Loch Laurel Road, we will miss you so much. You were such a sweet, wonderful driver.

Sears Automotive mechanics: they were wonderful. They worked on my car and let me know what was going on. They  were super nice.

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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

  • Rants & Raves

    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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