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Rant & Raves

November 23, 2012

Rant & Rave for Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

-- — What is going on in the Rant and Rave is funny. Most of it does not belong here, that is if people used common sense. There is a lot of things wrong in this world. We should count our blessings and stop complaining.

With all the technology today, you would think the weathermen could tell the weather more accurate.

Far too many in society who cannot defend their position against criticism from others frequently blame sexism or racism as the real reasons they are being criticized. Doing so minimizes genuine examples of discrimination when it really does occur. It is another example of crying wolf when there is no wolf present.

There is a group of people hanging out on Norman Drive with their cardboard signs begging for money. They change positions and beg for money. Stupid me, I have given money to one guy a few times. Saw him yesterday in Murphy Express buying a whole carton of Marlboro cigarettes. This really makes me so mad since I had to file bankruptcy and can’t afford a carton of Marlboro cigarettes or anything else.

People need to check their facts. There have been more casualties and injuries to our soldiers in both Afghanistan and Iraq under Obama’s four years in office than Bush’s eight years in office. This is because of his political correctness.

Would someone please tell me what exactly has Obama done for the U.S.A.? You know, other than increase the deficit tremendously, cram Obamacare down our throats and embarrass us throughout the world. Please enlighten me.

Go to your place of worship! Who cares what the building costs? God will take care of that. He wants his children to worship together. As a city of Christians, we need to get together and make sure that God is. Remember, In God We Trust. Nothing else is acceptable.

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  • Rants & Raves

    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

  • Rants & Raves

    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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