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Well here's an idea.
Require these obese people who are able, not working, and are living on public and government assistance, to start walking through the county picking up trash and debris a couple hours a day, a couple of days a week. This would not only make the appearance of the county more eye pleasing, this would give these individuals the much needed exercise they need. This would also help lower their medical costs, which the taxpayers are paying for, and give the taxpayers a little payback for their tax dollar.
For all of those who are obese that would rather not participate in a program like this, start cutting off their funding.
The deeper port in Savannah won't be used for cruise ships. It's being dredged to allow more cargo ships into the port. This cargo is either trucked from Savannah or put on regular railroads, not high speed rail. The same thing in reverse from Hartsfield to Savannah.
And here's another question I have. If this "High Speed Rail" is going to make all these stops in these small towns that approve it, how is it going to be high speed?
Can anyone say Greyhound?
The cost doesn't justify the means. It's approximately 250 miles between Hartsfield airport and Savannah GA. A 4 hour drive. High speed rail may cut 2 hours off of that time. The tax dollars that would be funded to pay for and fund the operation of a project of this size would be better used in other ways.
Amtrak is and has been for years in financial troubles and the ridership in their main corridors in the northeast are almost always full.
WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER RAIL LINE SUCKING TAX DOLLARS OUT OF OUR DWINDLING TAX BASE!!!
A blind person could have seen this coming.
They are asking the same people that re-elected Victor Hill to elect a BOC Chairperson?
Now that's a hoot!!!
If the BOE Chairman is allowed to be an elected position, our schools will be in worse shape then they are in now.
That's all this county needs. Uneducated voters electing someone who isn't qualified for the job, just because they are running for a particular office.
The after school programs and functions, including sports, should be funded solely by those who participate in them, and not the taxpayers.This includes the transportation to and from events. If the participants in these after school programs and activities can't afford the cost out of pocket, then they need to resort to securing private funding or work to earn the money so they can attend. Not only would this relieve the overburdened school coffers, this would teach our young that nothing is free, and if you want something bad enough you will work for it.
That's the problem. I have "Woken up and Smelled the Coffee" and I tired of what I am seeing. It's time others in this county start stepping up to the plate and realize the failures of our elected officials. And then admit not only to themselves, but others that their lack of ability to elect qualified candidates has put this county in the position that it's in now.
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