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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Aiding and abetting

IN light of today's economic recession and downward spiraling of the job market, it would be interesting to discover how many jobs would be available for our legal residents if they were not filled by those who are located here illegally. The unlawful labor practices of both the unscrupulous employers and the illegal aliens continue to undermine the welfare and livelihood of all who reside here legally. The governing bodies that fail to enforce the laws regarding illegal labor practices merely aid and abet the scofflaws who continue to beat the system.

Casino vision

THE three men that want Cape Girardeau to vote again on the casino issue are all retired. They long to see Cape Girardeau stay just as they remember it. I wonder, if they were 30 years old and unemployed, would they feel the same way about such a great opportunity for our town? Casinos provide good jobs and can bring tourism. It could make our downtown a destination. St. Charles has seen tremendous benefit from the casino there. We could make Cape Girardeau the crown jewel of all of Missouri. Let's not let a few people with little vision keep Cape Girardeau from being the city it can be.

Honoring veterans

THANK you, Southeast Missourian, for the picture honoring the World War II veterans. I know one of those fine veterans. Because I didn't get to go to the ceremony to send them off to Washington, D.C., I was glad to open my Missourian to see your coverage. Thanks again for giving this article the prominence it deserved. God bless all of our veterans who gave so much to keep this country free. I'm a wife of a Vietnam veteran and darn proud of him and all the hardships he had to endure. May God continue to bless and protect all of our young men and women in our armed forces all over the world who serve and protect.

Immigration bill

KUDOS to Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles who compared Arizona's recently passed immigration bill to Nazism. Amen.

Misused words

I agree with Ron Rosenbaum (author of "Explaining Hitler" and other books) that the media have been giving tea partiers a pass lately, pointing out their above-average education levels and wealth, even patronizing them. If they do have more formal education, it seems obvious to me that many of them never took a history or comparative government class. To characterize our president as a communist or Nazi, as many in the movement do, betrays not only a woeful misunderstanding of the words, but trivializes their meaning to the extent that it must horrify the survivors of Hitler's Holocaust and anger beyond words the living ancestors of Stalin's purges.

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good morning ☺

..you know it's a bad day when the trailer park perv passes you up...

-- Posted by ..Rick on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 12:49 AM

Ron Rosenbaum talks too much...he can make his point in a paragragh or two but he uses a long , drawn out tirade...he shoulda been a politician...

-- Posted by ..Rick on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 12:53 AM

Misused words,

I am sure you will be as or more critical of the violence and swastika signs displayed by the illegals in Arizona. There is no violence in the tea party movement and most if not all of the nazi and hate signs are displayed by infiltrators. Many of these signs you see on the internet are photo shopped.

Immigration bill

"KUDOS to Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles who compared Arizona's recently passed immigration bill to Nazism. Amen."

I plead my case....Liberals love to accuse those they disagree with of being what the Liberals are.

I would ask Immigration Bill this. How many killings of American citizens and how bankrupt do we as a country have to become before you would concede that illegal immigration is out of control? Are you pleased to see the violence displayed by these wingnuts?

You have totally mischaracterized the Bill It is an Illegal Immigration Bill and very closely mimics existing Federal Law which is not enforced.

-- Posted by Balmy on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 8:29 AM

S-t-r-e-t-c-h, ~yawn~

-- Posted by Hawker on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 9:41 AM

Duncan, I find it very impressive that you have found 9 whole incidents from 10 years ago to support your gloom and doom predictions. Wow! And, I am sure cities of size comparable to Las Vegas with no casinos are meccas of lawfulness! I don't really care if a casino comes here or not, but you should really try to post something better than attacking the original poster and a bunch of useless stories if you're going to take up that much space.

-- Posted by sgodwin23 on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 1:38 PM

Cisco Kid huh Duncan..you are a true wacko..probably setting around in your fatigues peeking out windows...I thought David Koresh was dead,I guess not.

-- Posted by Chickenlips on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 4:15 PM

Wheels, glad to hear you are doing well. ☻

Rick, that camera/seatbelt post was too funny, I sure hope you were joking! ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 6:58 PM

When someone doesn't have a reasonable argument the Nazi comparisons quickly appear. Comes from extremist kooks from both sides.

Just remember, when you feel the urge to compare a large percentage of fellow Americans to Nazis your own opinions most likely have gone past reasonable to the extreme.

-- Posted by bobby62914 on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 7:24 PM

Immigration Bill,

For your reading enjoyment...


-- Posted by Balmy on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 7:35 PM

""KUDOS to Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles who compared Arizona's recently passed immigration bill to Nazism. Amen.""

I'm sure he is as concerned and vocal about all the crime and destruction these illegal persons are doing in that area. Or is he a one sided blow hard?

-- Posted by ChiRho on Wed, Apr 28, 2010, at 9:38 PM

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