Moultrie Observer


April 10, 2012

Rant and Rave for 4/11/12

MOULTRIE — Burns me up

“I don’t give a flying rip where the sagging pants came from. But when I’m in town with my wife and some guy is walking by with his drawers showing, it burns me up that someone will show such disrespect. This isn’t about culture. This is about ignorance ... downright stupidity."

Maybe a pub

“Today I drove over to the Intermodal Facility. It’s really pretty. I like the stone and the green trim. Since we don’t know how or if this thing will be used, I suggest with a little help it could have the ambience of an Irish pub."

Poor planning

“So we have a very expensive and very new Social Security office that will close. And we have a $1.2 million Intermodal facility that we don’t know how will be used. Looks like we’ve got several million dollars in buildings here that are the result of poor government planning. Add to that the fact that our mental health facility was closed, shifting that burden to other agencies (no savings, probably increased expenses.)"

Loud music

“Moultrie has an ordinance about loud music in cars. I live in an apartment on the third floor. One came by and I could feel it through the floor the bass was so high. Why doesn't the Moultrie Police Department do something about it?"


“Well not to be biased. I have no problem with deserving families getting help from the government in this country, but what about the person in line at the grocery store with an Iphone and a Gucci purse buying groceries with food stamps. If they can afford such luxuries then they can afford to feed their children with their own money not the US government’s.

"The problem with this country now is people think that they are owed something. Nobody owes you anything. I know jobs are scarce but put a little effort into finding one."

Text Only
Business Marquee
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content

Should abortion be legal for victims of rape?

No. That baby is alive, no matter how horrible its manner of conception.
Yes. It's wrong to force a woman to carry the child of her rapist.
Abortion is a private matter and should be legal for everyone.
     View Results