Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

September 18, 2013

Raves for Wednesday, September 18, 2013

VALDOSTA — Editor’s Note: In 2013, Wednesdays will be  rave-only days. Thank you to our readers for your support.

Thanks to the Kohl's employee that made sure my phone was returned to me after I left it in a shopping cart. She called my last contact and was able to determine the owner of the phone. Also, thanks to the person who turned it in to the service desk.

Thank you to the Sheriff’s Deputy on N. Valdosta Road. He helped me put my full gas can in my car. There are still good people everywhere. Thank you!

Dean Poling, I loved your tribute to Ursula Waller. I was blessed to share a season with her with my  three sons growing up.  Each day we shared with her was a gift from God. Thank you for the article. Blessings.

I was glad to see an organization at VSU honoring "The Fallen" on 9/11! Kudos’ to Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. That is an awesome U.S. flag!

Just wanted to tell the person in front of us at Chick-fil-A on Wednesday, thank you for buying our meal! It was a bright spot in an otherwise dreary and depressing day! We'll be paying it forward!

I would like to congratulate the VHS Wildcats on their win against the Brooks County Trojans. Great win, team! Keep up the good work!

A big thank you the crew that Lowndes County sent to patch Copeland Road between Madison Highway and the volunteer fire station. I have never driven over such a smooth patch. Great job!

A rowdy hurrah to the great teachers around here. I don't know how you do it with all the paperwork. Thanks!

Thanks to Annette, Bobby, Alice and staff at Convenient Care for the excellent job they did with me. Keep up the good work. Thanks again.

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    I want to thank Brittney who has been my family’s favorite waitress at Cheddar’s since they opened their doors. Saturday night was no exception. She never lost her composure while I witnessed some crude treatment from the customers seated near us. Keep your head up.

    April 14, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 14, 2014

    VDT, please refrain from posting gun control comments. My son and I were at breakfast and he mentioned the low price of assault rifles at a gun show. I said that I was opposed to these. Two fellows overheard this and on their way out, the larger one said that I sounded like some the "communists" writing against America in the newspaper. He said that if were up to him I would be “lined up.” He got into a dilapidated Dodge pickup with anti-Obama, pro NRA, and a Baptist Church bumper sticker.

    April 13, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 11, 2014

    It wasn’t  Remerton where  the rats were escaping to Azalea Drive, it was  from the raw sewage. At least  they are smarter than people.

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    Thomas Jefferson said that we don't keep and bear fire arms for any other reason than to protect ourselves from tyrannical government action. That is why the liberals are trying to suppress Christians’ freedom of speech and why the government is trying to label gun ownership as a bad idea.

    April 10, 2014

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    The Swiss issue all adult men a firearm. Owning a gun does not condone, or create, violence. Lay blame on the person not the tool. If you really believe that banning firearms will end the violence you are sadly misled. All that will happen is law abiding people will not have guns and the criminal (who doesn't obey the law anyway) will.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    I don't know of any gun owners who fantasize about being "the good guy with a gun." Just when you think you have heard the most ignorant statement possible, along comes one that tops them all.

    April 8, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 7, 2014

    Monday, I observed a woman at Walmart getting into her car, with two boys around the age of 8, one of which seated a young infant on his own lap in the rear seat, not using his seat belt. As the lady began backing out, I jumped out of my car and asked her to put that baby in a car seat. Stupid! Please, parents, don’t have a kid, if you don’t care to put them in a seat belt, or wear yours.

    April 6, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 4, 2014

    To all Facebookers: You look like idiots when you post these “dares” of jumping in cold water or pictures without makeup. What do you think you are accomplishing? Absolutely nothing ... Send money to support the organizations and then you will be making a difference.

    April 3, 2014

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    I smell something even worse than the Withlacoochee River. A big tax increase to help pay for all the lawsuits. Someone needs to pay for this and it isn't the citizens of Lowndes County.

    April 3, 2014

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    The rodeo was a great event for the area, but hopefully next year there will be more seating. Many people paid ahead of time and didn’t get to see anything.

    April 2, 2014

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