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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Positive results

FROM tax breaks for small business to young adults with children, the new health care bill is already being shown to have positive results. As a result, I humbly beseech all Missourians (politicians or otherwise) to drop efforts to end or interfere with its implementation in Missouri.

Street soccer

I used to think soccer was boring to watch. However, the version that I see them playing near the Arena Building is much more exciting because of the dodging and weaving necessitated by the fact that it's being played in the streets.

Flood coverage

THE Nashville region has had unbelievable flood damage, and so many people have lost everything. The people are not complaining and whining. They are helping one another to rebuild and are making every attempt to get their lives back to normal. The national media have not covered this disaster like they should have.

Help for homeless

IN response to the story "New homeless shelter operates at temporary location in Gordonville": I think it is great that someone cares about our homeless. Why do people think they are killers or something like that? Most people who are homeless don't choose to be that way. They are down and out. If you think about our jobless rate, you will see why so many people are homeless and need this help. I say thank God for all that is being done.

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good morning ..☺

Positive results ---- you're kidding , right ?...i gotta interfere , this new Obamacare is too big of a deal to ignore ..

Flood coverage --- Nashville is knee deep in flood water..i hope this means no more country music for a while...

-- Posted by ..Rick on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 5:42 AM

Rick, are you kidding? Toby Keith probably already had a song written out with blanks left to insert the next disaster. He's probably wrapping up production as I type.

-- Posted by Longstroker on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 6:55 AM


ya mean Toby Keith din't drown ?..one can always hope...

-- Posted by ..Rick on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 7:15 AM

Positive results - believe what you want, if it helps you cope. The more we finally learn about this legislation and the matter in which it was passed, the more we are concerned about the future of medical care in this country. We must stand strong and join other citizens to impress upon those who represent us to repair the damage.

-- Posted by blogbudsman on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 9:06 AM

Wow. You all are so condescending, without the need to be. I can tell you're Republicans with Rush Limbaugh attitudes. It's sad, and you're not impressing anyone. The reason you don't like the healthcare probably has more to do with the fact that you personally don't need it. Boy, I hope one day that you all will be without anything and people can treat you with as much kindness... which is to say, no kindness at all.

I'm not a Republican or Democrat. I think when you label yourself, whatever free thoughts you had are thrown out the window to gather lent from the herd of sheep-like mentality. It gets to the point where you don't know or care what the issue is or who it helps... or who it hurts. AS LONG AS your party is winning, right? Don't tell me I'm wrong because you all are a shining example of it.

You approach politics the same way you would a football game. Your team can do no wrong... even if they are losing. If the other team is winning, they are still losing. They, 'aint who you're rooting for, they can't possibly be right!' And then you go as far as calling the other team names because they have a different opinion than you. THAT is pathetic, my friend. Turn of Faux news (the hate station) and think for yourself.

-- Posted by TruthTalker on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 11:21 AM

TruthTalker thinks highly of him/herself.

It's not that we're staying strictly with our associated party, it's all logic. You cannot sustain off of the wealth of others for too long.

I have healthcare, provided through work that I pay into each month, my wife does the same. I'm fairly young compared to most on here and I have it. I feel the ObamaCare is unfair and not as glorious as others play it out to be.

-- Posted by vf43WRX on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 1:25 PM

I am a left leaning Democrat and I don't support the health care bill. I think it is the people who support it that are doing it for purely partisan reasons. Nobody knows enough about it to think it is wonderful, but it sure is easy to find stuff in it that is unsustainable.

-- Posted by bobby62914 on Tue, May 11, 2010, at 4:24 PM

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