Vox Populi is the voice of the people. Contact savannahvox@gmail.com or 912-525-0869.

 

“One gives up a way of life, and eventually our ranking status as No. 1 city in America to visit, as thousands are disgorged for four hours of T-shirt and cheap souvenir shopping. Gen. Sherman did not destroy beautiful Savannah, but a short-sighted buck will!”

 

“To the person who was complaining about the American flag being displayed on the road to Tybee, here’s a novel idea: Why not go improve your view in another country?”

 

“The zeitgeist of today can be titled, 'A brief pause on the rock.’ Defined as the passage of time on earth between now and the next near-human-extinction event. And all we need do is wait for it. Is this what we call freedom?”

 

“If you have to pour alcoholic beverages in a cup, that’s twice the litter. How about no glass? Fine all who litter.”

 

“Why not summon the Georgia Ports Authority to fund the fire boat instead of trying to get the city of Savannah to pay for it? The ports appear to enjoying record profits and would most likely be the beneficiary of such a fire service versus the general public.”

 

“To the one who criticized the GoFundMe for a local restaurant: Understand the facts before showing your ignorance.”

 

“You’ll cancel ‘Non Sequitur’ for being offensive but you won't cancel Streeter, who's even more offensive.”

 

“We older folks have been frightened about the end of the world several times during the last 50 years: the coming ice age, overpopulation and too little food, acid rain, Freon destroying the atmosphere, Y2K, global warming, and now climate change. Money and political power are always at stake. What's next?”
 


“Hey islanders, be careful for what you wish for. Incorporation just adds another level of government to tell you what to do. And as we have found out over the years, government is not your friend.”