Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

November 7, 2012

Rant & Raves for Wednesday, November 7, 2012

VALDOSTA — For all the ladies out there, regardless of your age, keep to this rule! Leggings are not pants, and tights are not leggings. Leggings are fine. Leggings are good. But leggings are not pants! This means that leggings should only ever be worn with long tops – and when we say “long” we mean if it doesn’t cover your butt, even if you bend over and touch your toes, it’s too short.

Thanks for suggesting the Better Mood Clinic. The office staff was very professional and I don't have to wait a month to see someone. God bless you!

Many thanks to Berrien County Hospital for sponsoring Community Day recently. It was evident considerable time and effort was put forth to host such an event.

To the ranter complaining about the Berrien coaches, the money could not be put to better use because the majority of those coaches are volunteers. Ask some questions next time instead of trying to shame others in the Rant and Rave.

How do we stop the Chow Town false alarm siren from blasting our neighborhood all night? Latest example, last Saturday night from 11 p.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sunday! Happens on average twice a month. It’s getting old!

Seriously? I drove through a neighborhood last night where the people already had their Christmas lights on! It's bad enough to see Christmas commercials already. Can you not be thankful first and then celebrate Christmas?

Can someone explain why Valdosta Lowndes Parks and Recreation would hold playoff games in Lake Park? I have two kids who play, one is playing in Lake Park and the other one at Freedom! Why not both at Vallotton so we can watch some of both games? And, by the way, the fields at Vallotton are not being used!

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    If zoning is there to protect the businesses and residents who are already there, why is the Lake Park elected officials wanting to approve a change that does not benefit the people who are already there? Shame on Lake Park mayor and council.

    April 17, 2014

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    Valdosta Daily Times, you have done a remarkable job in keeping our community posted about the waste treatment situation. Please look into our gasoline crisis situation. I just returned from Florida where I bought gasoline 20 cents per gallon cheaper than what is being charged in Valdosta. Something is wrong with this picture.

    April 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    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.

    April 11, 2014

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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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