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Rant & Raves

January 5, 2014

Rant & Rave for Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

-- — The commercials airing repeatedly for the last couple of weeks for the starving children and starving animals were certainly very sad but inappropriate for family and holiday shows. While these are problems that need addressing, and I agree that children need to understand and be exposed to serious issues, happy holiday movies over the Christmas break wasn't the time for it. Shame on these charities and the networks for doing this.

The rendition of the National Anthem by the four ladies at the Rose Bowl New Year's Day was an embarrassment to every citizen of this great country. The composers of our national song wrote it as it should be played and sung; those ladies didn't even come close!

Vote Republican, defeat evil? You have got to be kidding me if you think that Republicans and Democrats are different. They both want power and more of your money. Patriot Act, anyone?

The reason my Christmas lights aren't down yet is because the Christmas season doesn't end until the Wise Men arrive. And anyone who knows their Bible knows that they arrived 12 days after the birth of Jesus. My Christmas decorations- tree, lights, all of it, come down January 7.

The reason you have moles is because your lawn is full of grubs. Get rid of the grubs, the moles will leave. Now if we could only do the same with Gov. Deal and the Tea Party scum in the Georgia Legislature.

Although my kids are grown now, I spent time with them both inside and outside. Maybe you should keep your nose out of other parents’ business and try to understand that there is more than your way to raise kids. By the way, my kids grew up healthy even though they played outside in the "bad" cold weather.

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    I am very disappointed  with our commissioners who voted for this tax hike for Lowndes County. We voted for the SPLOST with an understanding we would not get a tax hike. Liar, liar, pants on fire, is what my mother used to say.

    July 31, 2014

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    Here’s an idea. Learn basic math before posting numbers about crime rates. The US has 1 violent crime for every 26 citizens not 1 per 262. Geesh.

    July 30, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    To the ranter about the A/C in the jails, you are 100 percent right. The male and females should be treated equal. Neither side should have any A/C. If I am struggling to put gas in the car to get to work to put food on my family’s table and not running our A/C to keep down our living cost then why should those parasites get their three squares a day, cable TV and A/C? Put them in tents and pink outfits and feed them PB&J that comes out of their own funds. Yes, just like Sheriff Joe out in Arizona.  

    July 28, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, July 28, 2014

    It seems people in this town, and especially those in my church are not happy unless they are complaining about something. Today’s earth-shaking rant is that the choir members are too noisy when they change into their robes before the Mass. Give it a rest or you won’t have a choir.

    July 27, 2014

  • 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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