Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

March 30, 2014

Rant & Rave for Monday, March 31, 2014

-- — Drones are going to be used to not only spy on us for various things, but to make sure their tax appraising can get every dollar in case something is missed. This is just another form of communism, controlling the people and their lives.

Please repair the railroad crossing on the Perimeter and 84 intersection. It has been reported and nothing done yet. Boards are loose and knocking cars out of line and it will cause a wreck.

I have lived in Valdosta all my life and I like my pretty little town. But I am ashamed, embarrassed and appalled that city leaders have let our sewage system deteriorate to the point that we have repeated sewage spills polluting our neighborhoods and our waterways.

Never made sense to me how government wastes money. Take for example filling up all the potholes, then repaving the road, and putting in speed bumps. Well the only reason they need speed bumps is because drivers drive too fast once the potholes are eliminated and they have a new smooth paved road. Why can't they just leave well enough alone?

Please list the non-third world countries which allow for non-law enforcement people (civilians) to carry concealed weapons?

Republicans, historically and ideologically have always preferred profits over environmental protection. Rich capitalists can travel to nice remote locations to enjoy nature. They generally will sacrifice tomorrow to make gain today. It is very interesting how lethal handgun lovers become elated, aroused, and excited when a weapon is used to prevent a crime, but are mum when used by authorized carriers to kill people listening to music or texting during a movie preview.

I live off of Azalea Drive and have also witnessed a large influx of rats in the area, as have my neighbors. These sightings do indeed seem to have coincided with the destruction of the old mill. My calls to the city were ignored. Perhaps if we organized as a neighborhood we could get a little assistance.

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  • 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

  • Rants & Raves

    Bring back Ronald Reagan, he cut taxes and only raised the federal debt limit 17 times to do it!

    July 17, 2014

  • Rants & Raves

    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

  • Rants & Raves

    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

  • Rants & Raves

    I truly believe if we are forced to accept Obamacare, then all the physicians should be  forced to accept it.

    July 9, 2014

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