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Speak Out 10/21/09

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Smoking advice

GOOD grief, with all that's going on can't you find something else to whine about besides cigarette butts and people smoking? If you don't like the smoking, stay away from them.

Skewed statistics

THE headlines said jobless claims are at the lowest since January. That doesn't tell a true story. Think of how many people have gone as far as they can on their unemployment. Of course it's low.

Price of admission

I am disappointed with the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri after reading about the admission prices for the Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair. A weekend pass is $5. A Sunday-only pass is $3. Where is the Saturday-only price? By Sunday, many vendors have sold out of their wares. I do not want to go Saturday and Sunday. I only want to go on Saturday. I will have to pay $2 more than the Sunday only price.

More about POWs

THE article in Sunday's edition about the old POW camp in Weingarten, Mo., was interesting. If anyone would like to know more about POW camps in Missouri during World War II, there is a great book titled "The Enemy Among Us" by David Fiddler.

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Price of admission

Somebody is seriously complaining about $2?

Let me explain something to you caller. We live in a capitalistic society where price is dictated by supply and demand. Apparently you are going to the fair, so obviously they are charging a correct price. If its too expensive...don't go. What is funny, you even admit that Saturday is better while complaining about the difference in price. There problem solved. Any more stupid complaints?

-- Posted by lumbrgfktr on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 8:36 AM

If you can afford to purchase wares at an arts and crafts fair, you can afford the five dollars.

If you do not want to go on Sunday, be generous and let someone else use the pass.

Or as lumbrg suggests, do not go, stay home and find someone to whine to about this terrible capitalism.

-- Posted by Balmy on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 9:14 AM

Price of admission: Stop your whining go to the arts and crafts show, I get so tired of hearing people whine they thank everything is free to them.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 12:01 PM

Man you guys are nean today.

-- Posted by Wiff on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 1:10 PM

it's been a nean day all day , Wiffle..i backed out of the garage and hit the **** garage door , dented up my fender real good ..

-- Posted by ..Rick on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 1:29 PM

Damnit, Rick....you got some bad mojo or somethin'! ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 2:29 PM

Turnip...ya don't know the half of it ..i live a crazy and mixfused life at times..

-- Posted by ..Rick on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 7:01 PM

Rick, the sun shines on every dog's ars some day! ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Wed, Oct 21, 2009, at 8:33 PM

Price on admission:

If that's all you have to complain about, you're pretty lucky.

-- Posted by kellyma82 on Thu, Oct 22, 2009, at 10:24 PM

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