Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

October 3, 2013

Rant & Rave for Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

-- — I play football for LHS and will always be a Viking win or lose! But can we really only run two plays? The defense knows it's coming up the middle either left or right. Maybe it's time for a new play book.

To people walking dogs on Park Lane, Thomwall, and Park Ave. neighborhood area, please stop letting your dogs poop freely in everyone's yard. Be respectful and use a poop bag to clean up or let your dog poop in your own yard. Then you can dodge the stinky piles. Please be a responsible pet owner!

You must not be a homeowner. If I decide to put my house on the market, and across the street is a yard full of cars, trucks, and beer pong paraphenalia, how likely is it that I'm going to get a decent price for my house? That makes it my business.

Brooks County parents: did you know that most of the students do not have books/workbooks, teachers are not given extra copy paper to compensate for no books, and now teachers have to use a new lesson plan format that will be 20-25 pages per week? But, approximately five new jobs were created at the county office this year! This is not right!

I think before we quit paying our servicemen and women, we need to quit paying both houses of Congress first. Every day of the delay equals one month of their salary and benefits!

It's about time SGMC admit they have a problem. Too bad they didn't include that the employees are taking all the hits and administration is just cruising along.

The Lake Park Christmas parade should be held in Lake Park not at the outlet mall.

I looked at the SPLOST list on the Engineering page. I think I will vote Yes. Didn't realize how many projects my "penny" covered.

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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

  • 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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