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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    Thank you, Mayor Gayle, for hitting the nail on the head about lack of funding to repair the Wastewater Treatment Plant. When citizens vote against raising revenue, then the only alternative is to increase water/sewer rates. Mayor Gayle, we appreciate that you care for our city’s elderly and those on fixed incomes who can’t afford a doubling or tripling of their water/sewer bills. SPLOST is funded by out-of-town sales tax, and protects the most financially vulnerable of our citizens.

    April 24, 2014

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    We don’t need Muslims flying airplanes around South Georgia. That is asking for trouble.

    April 23, 2014

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    April 22, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 21, 2014

    I was appalled to see where the mayor blamed the current administration for not providing grants to fix the sewage problem because “we voted wrong.” These problems didn’t begin in 2009, they have existed all along every time the water flow exceeded the ability of the plant to contain flooding issues. My question would be how many grants were awarded for the necessary repairs when “we voted right”? Why hasn’t the problem been solved already?

    April 20, 2014

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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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