Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

September 15, 2013

Rant & Rave for Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

VALDOSTA — My opinion: All law-enforcement agencies should be able to check legal citizen status and report offenders to ICE for deportation. That being said, in light of recent car and home invasions are those found guilty of crimes checked for legal entry status? If not legal, fine and deport. We have enough of our own confined criminals to support.  

I am not feeling the whole online job application process that most businesses require now. The online assessments are tedious and applicants are of course going answer what they think the company wants to hear. So what’s the point? Not to mention it is so impersonal and the company isn’t seeing who is actually applying.

Walkers, bikers, and drivers pay attention: walkers walk with traffic; bikers ride toward traffic;

drivers, pay attention and all obey.

A student was hit by a car on the way to school because there was no sidewalk. Valdosta needs sidewalks everywhere and especially near our schools. I would like to ride bikes with my kids to school but there is no safe bike routes to school either.

Something needs to done about all the rental houses in Valdosta that do not take care of the yards. Maybe the landlords need to include lawncare in the rent. The city and county need to stay on top of this!

Earlier this week, students attended an anti-bullying assembly at various schools in Lowndes County and Valdosta. Teachers brought their students to the assembly under the assumption that bullying would be discussed. The assembly turned out to be an advertisement for a car giveaway at a local church. When may my church have precious classroom time to recruit new youth group members?

A big RAVE to the ladies at 1st America Infusion! They are always so kind, helpful, and encouraging. They make the infusion process much easier. Thank you!

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  • 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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    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

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