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July 10, 2014

Rants & Raves - July 11

TIFTON —

Thank God they busted these illegal gambling whatever you call it...streets are much safer now!  Don't you think there are more serious things we could be focusing on!? 
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Tift County sheriff brought the GBI to town to bust a gambling ring. Really, we have so much other crime that’s a lot worse than that they could have been working on – windows being knocked out of cars, stores being robbed, people being shot. Come on, sheriff.    
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Public hearings are a formality to justify flawed policy decisions..a legal "feel good" for the elected hacks. Only fools or the instigators of deceit  believe this represents the appearance of democracy. 
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In the "Greater Tift County 2028 Land Use Plan" it has sections that are not being adhered to that our government is responsible to implement.  Why not?
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It does indeed seem that the Obama administration hates Jews (Friday, July 4).  Count me in as a proud South Georgia Christian who will stand with the Jews until Judgment Day.
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As an old veteran of World War II it humbles me when people thank me for my service and the freedom it gave them to enjoy.  However, I'm afraid that the freedom I once new in this country has disappeared.  I have a lot next to my house where I enjoy the wildflowers in the summer but the Code Enforcement has required me to mow the grass or be fined.  I wanted to build a shed on my place but the building inspector says the setback line will not allow me to build there.  I have to pay school taxes on my property and have not had children in the school system for over 50 years.  The freedom I fought for with a rifle and bayonet has been taken from me by the pen and ink of politicians.

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