Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

February 26, 2014

Rants & Raves

for Wednesday, February 26, 2014

VALDOSTA — Thank you, Dexter Sharper for voting “No” for the gun bill. You are the only sane one.

I've been paying money to SGMC each and every month since my child was born. He spent one night in the hospital since then and now my current bill is over $6,000. I'm still paying every month but SGMC says if I don't pay them more, which I can't, they will send me to collections. Is there any help for the working middle class? We are paying all we can.

Really! This family is flat on our backs and all you can do is criticize. The funeral home did a fantastic job. You could have sat down if you got tired, but if you are that impatient you should have done us all a favor and stayed home. Shame on the VDT for printing such an insensitive rant.

A huge rave to the SGMC heart center. Once again I had superb treatment. All personnel were perfectly professional, caring and friendly. Special thanks to Dr. Cohen and Marissa. Bless you.

Was that Obama ranting on Rant & Rave? Said, "I vote that no more crackpot, ignorant, misinformed or any other comments be allowed which disagree in any manner with my comments. After all, mine are well informed, well thought out, and my way is the only way. If you disagree, you are stupid."

Thank you, State Representative Dexter Sharper for voting no to HB-875 which increases the likelihood for virtually anyone to own and carry guns, increasing danger to the public from sick people and those with hidden agendas.

Are we going through this Lowndes Hawaii trip thing again? Yes, it was approved. It's not mandatory and no one goes for free. The kids are given plenty of opportunities to raise the money for the trip, end of story. The chaperones, bus drivers, etc., may not be paying that much per person but they aren't going for free. Yes, $2,000 is a lot of money. But think about the airfare alone! Again, if you don't like it, don't send your kid.

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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

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, July 11, 2014

    Chaining a dog 24/7 is nothing short of animal cruelty. It is time for our elected officials to pass a law against it.

    July 10, 2014

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    Just announced in Atlanta that Valdosta came in first in the state for percent decrease in population for year 2013. Albany was No. 4. Do you suppose the City School System demographics have anything to do with this. City folks may not think consolidation was so stupid when we start playing in region A.

    July 10, 2014

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