Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

December 5, 2012

Rant and Raves for Wednesday, December 5, 2012

VALDOSTA — I had to wait almost 30 minutes for the ambulance to come to my house in Lake Park from Hahira the other day. What a shame SGMC.

Where are the Valdosta police from 7:15-7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Madison Highway and Copeland Road? The sign, next to the stop sign on Copeland Road, clearly shows you can NOT turn left. Yet, traffic backs up for all those cars and school buses that make the illegal turn.

Maybe, if the lady would stop tithing, she would have had the money to buy her own fruit cake mix. Of course, if everyone did that, the professional clergy would have to get jobs and support themselves like all the Sunday School teachers that minister the word week after week for free.

The people of Lowndes County voted NO for the SPLOST fund tax. Most of this money would have come from out-of- town shoppers.

In Lake Park, there is a constant low-pitch roaring sound, 24/7. Is it from the paper mill?

To the men in trucks that blind me because you have modified your truck, I just leave my brights on when I see you coming!

Perhaps, the graduate student was thanking President Obama for making it possible for his parents’ policy to cover him til age 26. Maybe, his parents are paying for his health insurance, and not YOU.

Congrats Valwood and VSU!

Glad to see the Girl Scouts in the parade this year! I loved the float and the girls were beautiful. I heard a woman on the float tell a little girl to look at me and tell me Merry Christmas. Thank you. And Merry Christmas to you little angels.

I think anyone that blames the President, Republican or Democrat for gas prices is a dummy. Fuel prices are a result of supply and demand, international events, our willingness to cut back, price manipulation, etc.

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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.

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  • 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.

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    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

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    April 6, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 4, 2014

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