Moultrie Observer


June 3, 2014

Rant and Rave for 6/4/14

MOULTRIE — Guns issue

“Yep. Let’s take guns into nightclubs and  honky tonks. What possibly could go wrong there?"


“Since our president is in a prisoner swapping mood, how about one million illegal aliens for that one Marine being held in a Mexican jail?"

Common practice

“Hey sir or madam, negative ads in election season is as common as nutgrass in a peanut field. My guess is you’re only tired of it because it’s directed at your candidate.

"If people are so upset with negative ads, then why do you read them or listen to them. You know it’s kind of like music you don’t like. There’s a knob on the radio. And what to do is not really rocket science."


“Good point. In the primaries candidates of the same party will lambast each other’s credentials. Then when the field narrows toward the general election it’s ‘Oh I love you so much.”

“But I love you more.’

"It’s almost as comedic as searching for Bigfoot."


“Dr. Jackson deserves a big thank you for her leadership and vision that she brought to Gray.  STEM is the way of the future and the leveling field for all children.  Unfortunately, our county was not ready for her and that is our fault.

"We are so used to the status quo.  We will miss her intelligence, her enthusiasm, and her love for all children.  Just remember when one door closes, another opens.  Colquitt County should be rioting on your behalf.  

"Know that you left a positive mark in this county."


“Someone in R&R was disappointed that Austin Scott is trying to get illegal immigrants into the military.  Well, you got them driving all over Colquitt Co. without driver's license and insurance, and with DUI's, so what's the difference? Ask yourself that.

"At least those who were put into the military would not be on the roads endangering people's lives."

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