Rants & Raves

REDISTRIBUTING wealth will not reduce or eliminate poverty. But, redistributing a work ethic will.

 

IT’S HARD FOR me to believe that Commissioner Grady Smith doesn’t see the conflict of interest created by commissioners performing work for the city-county. It is also puzzling that he is going on and on about it not being a conflict of interest.

 

THE REASON HIGHER-UPS in government ask for more money is because they are educated, and that is what you are paying for – their smarts. For example, you would pay more for a mill supervisor than you would for a floor sweeper. That is how society works. Education equals money.

 

A NEW $1.2 MILLION “public trail” at the Augusta Canal; an absurd amount; and somebody’s getting rich off the taxpayer – again. Did our founders ever spend a million bucks for a trail? And 1,800 feet of concrete trail. Who ever heard of a trail of concrete? These people claim to love nature and then pave over it.

 

THE OBAMA-CREATED sequester has created havoc and hardship for the military operations, government agencies, government workers, retirees, and educational systems around the nation. Yet, there is still an endless flow of money to those on public assistance and to illegal aliens.

 

THE FLAGGING ARMS and ammunition industry is rebounding. I’m wondering if Obama proposed control, ban, and confiscation for durable goods if those industries would rebound as well.

 

WORKERS OF THE U.S., unite. Throw off the oppressive Democrat regime in DC. You have nothing to lose but your high taxes.

 

ONE WAY TO SOLVE the problems of the Catholic Church is to let the priests marry.

 

YOU WRITE THE federal “government can, and should regulate … safety of our food, water, and air.” Can you find that anywhere in the Constitution? If not, it’s wrong. Once you allow government to do that, they won’t stop till we’re slaves.

 

IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL Sunday to run 6 miles at the Augusta Canal. What a shame to have no water for myself or my dog when we finished because of Columbia County Parks having the water fountains shut off.

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