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Speak Out 3/23/12

Friday, March 23, 2012

Voter ID

THE only people who are against voter ID requirements are people here illegally, people who want to vote more than once and the dead people who somehow voted in 2008.

Limbaugh protest

MORE power to those who came out to protest Limbaugh's lewd comments about a young woman's comments. Limbaugh has relied on innuendo, outright fabrications and outlandish statements to make himself a fortune. He is infamous, not famous, and does not deserve a place in the hall of honor at our state's Capitol. He is not someone we would wish our children to emulate.

Left in dark

AS a resident of 47 years on Big Bend Road, I might say yes, the new project looks great, except some of us have lost our corner lights. These lights are needed for safety for the pedestrians using our new sidewalks, for the auto and truck drivers to see the road, and it's also security for the neighborhood. As taxpayers, we would like to see our pole lights reinstalled. We don't like being left in the dark.

Ben Bernanke

THOUGH reviled by those on the left and right, I would like to publicly thank Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke for helping to save our economy.

Fathers, children

ALL you fathers out there who are getting a raw deal from the mothers of your children need to make your voices heard. God gave children a mother and a father for a reason. These children need the father in their lives. It's wrong when our judicial system takes the father away. Something needs to be done, and you fathers are going to have to make your voices heard loud and clear.

Obama's visit

RECENTLY in the Southeast Missourian, the "Our Opinion" listed names of presidents visiting Cape Girardeau with no mention of Obama. Didn't he stop here on his run for president?

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Voter ID: Why not show your picture ID, you have to show it for a list of things that are not near as important as voting.

Limbaugh protest: Didn't call this in but my thoughts exactly.

Fathers, children: Maybe a prenuptial agreement to share raising the children should be in order in case of divorce.

News Flash: According to Fox News: Rick Santorum says if Mitt Romney is GOP nominee voters won't have a clear enough choice and 'we might as well stay with what we have,' as Romney expresses disappointment with remarks and Gingrich says Santorum 'dead wrong' to suggest Obama a better choice than GOP nominee

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 7:48 AM

Should the election judges be required to show phot ID as well? They make more mistakes than any amount of voter fraud.

-- Posted by howdydoody on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 11:39 AM

Wheels: Thanks for asking. Of course I plan to vote early and vote often. Got me a whole fistful of photo ID's and I aint afraid to use them. It's really not as difficult as you might think. Just takes a little thinking through.

-- Posted by howdydoody on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 12:24 PM

Just got back from St. Louis, if you plan to go there make sure you fill up here first because unleaded is $3.98 gal.

Rick: When you jumped did you yell Geronimo...j/k

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 8:22 PM

Limbaugh protest

Limbaugh told the truth, I feel the same way he does on this issue. Some times the truth hurts but you have to except it and go on. A lot of the people who voted for Obama in the last election now see the mistake they made but now they have to live with it. Will they make the same mistake in Nov. 2012.

-- Posted by grandpa3 on Sat, Mar 24, 2012, at 8:39 AM

Ben Bernanke

Ben Bernanke is a poor choice for the job he has.

-- Posted by grandpa3 on Sat, Mar 24, 2012, at 8:41 AM


"Voter ID .....what happens if it's determined my photo ID doesn't look like me...what next ?"

You keep your picture up to date, if you get a face lift get a new ID card with your up to date picture on it. The only people against voter ID is Politicians and Illegals

-- Posted by grandpa3 on Sat, Mar 24, 2012, at 9:05 AM

I would just like to say "Shame on YOU KFVS for not covering the Iraq Victory Party!!! You missed out on a very important event! This was not a Political Thing!! This was about our Service men and women that Fight in WARS to Protect our Rights!!! Which Freedom of Speech is one of them that keeps YOUR JOBS!!! Even if it were sponsered Politically it would have still been for the Men and Women whom fought for YOUR Right of Speech!!! JUST SHAME ON YOU!!!

-- Posted by pandabear55 on Sat, Mar 24, 2012, at 3:43 PM

I would like to comment on the Middle School Play at Central. I think the kids did an excellent Job!!! As did their Director. What I did not like was the fact that no one could see the play! Why could they have not had the play at the Jr. High Gym? I know alot of parents and grandparents missed alot of picture taking and movie taking because of this situation and also standing out in the hall before the doors opened was rediculous! I'm glad middle school is only 1 yr.

-- Posted by pandabear55 on Sat, Mar 24, 2012, at 3:51 PM

As Iraq never threatened our freedom of speech or any other rights that US citizens enjoy, how was it that our soldiers fought to defend our rights? Best I can tell, the only thing our soldiers fought for was politicians, same as Korea and Vietnam.

-- Posted by FreedomFadingFast on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 7:59 AM

No new Speakout comments in the paper today.....the world must be at peace.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 10:06 AM

semo471: That can't be.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 1:42 PM

Heheheh - either that, or the SO comments are being saved in order to fill out the Monday edition of print.

Thing's been getting so thin lately, it's becoming the second way only one side of the story is told. :-)~

-- Posted by fxpwt on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 3:28 PM

Many newspapers are going to the web all the time eventually you will see the print copy fade away.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 4:56 PM

Tonight's western sky, Venus at top of the new moon and Jupiter at the bottom.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Mar 25, 2012, at 8:04 PM

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