Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

May 25, 2014

Rant & Rave for Monday, May 26, 2014

VALDOSTA — Please remember to not lock your pets in a vehicle without lowering your vehicle windows. The temperature is hot outside. A closed vehicle temperature can rise very quickly. This can be very dangerous or even deadly to your pet. I saw a pet owner go into a store yesterday and leave her dog in the car with all windows shut tightly. This also applies to your children. They are priceless also.

Believing in God because it is “safe” is not believing. It’s akin to lying to your parents so you don’t get in trouble, but they really know the truth. You’re only lying to yourself if you don’t have true faith.

Once again the pundits against global warming toss out wishful falsehoods and present them as scientific fact. The Ice Sheet has not been melting for “centuries” and drastic rise in sea level won’t be put off to the year 3000. Bad science mixed with political motives will kill people.

Explain the logic? Three  out of  four right-hand turning lanes at Bemiss/Perimeter. The right lane was stuck behind one car going straight, myself and next eight cars turned right, common sense anyone? Eight cars that could have turned right on red!

Alas! Those people complaining about being forced to watch Fox News in waiting rooms are undoubtedly the very ones who need to be watching, listening, and learning.

So, you want our neighbors to fear the USA? Strange ideology and not dissimilar to the mindset in Germany from 1933-1945. You see where it got them?

I am offended by the tripe and offal offered at Fox News in the same manner that watching leading German politicians from a past era give hate speeches.

Real men drive a Ford F-150, carry a Smith & Wesson, watch Fox News, don’t believe in global warming, and don’t take lip from womenfolk. We’re proud Americans.

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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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