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Speak Out 8/31/12

Friday, August 31, 2012

Obama's distractions

I was just reading an article. It was titled "Obama camp offers to pull back on tax attacks if Romney releases five years of returns." What a joke. This administration has nothing substantive to run on, so it resorts to making distractions such as the tax returns. This shows how desperate Obama is. He can't say he's done anything constructive for unemployment or the economy. He is such a sad excuse for a president.

Stolen shelf

Last Saturday at an auction in Jackson, someone took the shelf I had bought and paid for. When you unloaded your purchases, I'm sure you noticed something that was not yours. Please return it to the location you took it from. I hope this was not done intentionally as I can't believe anyone would steal something like this. I will be checking to see when you return it. Thank you.

Cleanup needed

In Jackson my property is considered the Highway Department's concern. Why is it never swept on the curb like the rest of the city? It looks disgusting driving into Jackson.

Info on Internet

I think it's wrong that they put all your information on the Internet. They can type your name in there and put up who all you are some kin to. Some people, that's how they get killed. That's how Sabricia Eckerton got killed by somebody who found where she stayed at. And I think your personal life is nobody else's business. The people who invented putting everybody's information on the Internet should be blamed for her getting killed. Thank you.

Traditional music

Amen to the person who called in about the church music. I realize the younger generation likes the loud noise, the repetitive music, but there are some of us who like the music we were brought up with. You would think that there could be a blend between the two, or one service with the traditional and one with the contemporary. It appears that churches have abandoned the older generations and before too long we will all be gone. Perhaps then we can hear the traditional music in heaven.

Deer, ticks

How much of the recent increase in tick-borne diseases would controlling the deer population prevent? Deer are one of the main carriers of many diseases. Hopefully this is taken into account in discussing the need for control.

Repeal ordinance

Hello, city council members. Please consider repealing the deer hunting ordinance. There are too many problems with it; it isn't wanted by the people of Cape Girardeau; and we need to move forward on other problems.

Slow down

Consider when you are impatient with the car in front of you, maybe being slower to enter traffic or make lane changes, that the driver in front of you may very well be a new driver, like my daughter, who just got her license. So quiet with all the honking and rudeness, please. I had no idea until I started teaching my daughter to drive just how uncaring and so in a hurry Cape Girardeau drivers can be. Please slow down and consider these younger drivers.

Softball seasons

The only redeeming thing about the summer's end to Cape Girardeau's city league slow-pitch softball season is that just around the corner is the fall season.

Coburn, Ryan

If U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn writes that Paul Ryan is not a radical, then Paul Ryan is, indeed, a radical.


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Traditional Music

Churches are in the business of making money. They make their money off their parishoners. As the older parishoners die off, they must cater to the wants and needs of the young to keep the pews full and the money coming in.

-- Posted by FreedomFadingFast on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 6:09 AM

Obama's distrations are nothing compared to Eastwoods last night, with friends like that, Romney is in trouble.

-- Posted by foxtrot007 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 7:56 AM

Clint Eastwood is an actor, and therefor irrevelant with regards to politics.

-- Posted by FreedomFadingFast on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 8:04 AM

I believe Eastwood supported Obama in the last election, I don't pay any attention to celebrity endorsements one way or the other.

-- Posted by 356 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 8:32 AM

Obama's distractions: A good defense is a good offense.

Info on Internet: What have you got to hide?

Traditional music: If you don't like it leave that Church and go to one that has traditional music.

Slow down: Very true, slow down especially in the parking lots.

Clint Eastwood: Why?

The Cardinals need Mitt Romney to hit a home run for them like he did last night.

Don't know what to do when it's a rainy day, it's been so long since we had one.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 8:37 AM

Obama's distrations are nothing compared to Eastwoods last night, with friends like that, Romney is in trouble. -- Posted by foxtrot007 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 7:56 AM

And here we have the entire reason Obama is president. Liberals are always looking for stuff like "cool" president who has "cool friends" like actors and NBA players and Michael Moore and Jay-Z. Hey, with all those friends he MUST be qualified to be president, right?

Let me steal your quote - "With friends like Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayers and communist professors (his words from his book) he is in trouble. He applied his skill set to turn the country around - socialism and black liberation theology - and his american experiment is a disaster".

-- Posted by Dug on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:06 AM

The RNC,hmmm. I don't get down and slobber over ANY politician. Clint was spot on if a bit shaky. He backed Obama and realized it was a mistake. His spot could have been placed differently in the lineup. Everyone has been hammering Romney to reveal more of himself and I think he did exactly that. Switched over to the Obama Network/MSNBC after the speeches and the very first word I heard was "liar" coming out of that little smarmy Chris Mathews mouth. Between him Ed "I want to be a stupid version of Rush" Schultz and Al " Internet preacher" Sharpton, it was hilarious listening to them "critiquing" the evening.

-- Posted by dab1969 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:16 AM

Eastwood supported McCain in the last election...356.

-- Posted by bball15 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:50 AM

Good morning! ☻

Stolen shelf....wasn't me.

Cleanup needed...you have a couple of options here, you can either do it yourself or quit driving into Jackson.

Info on Internet...it is a lil' creepy.

Traditional music...different strokes for different folks.

Slow down....get out of the way! ☻

And last but not least, brown recluse spiders. ☺

-- Posted by Turnip on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 11:03 AM

Good morning Turnip, have a great "Blue Moon" tonight....next one won't be until July 2015.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 11:23 AM

Which bug is the hardest to eliminate inside the home? Posted by Rɨck on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:11 AM

Rick: It's the IRS bug that takes a bite out of you.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 11:26 AM

-- Posted by bball15 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:50 AM

I stand corrected and will put myself in time out.

-- Posted by 356 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 11:45 AM

Something wet is falling from the sky......what could it be, maybe it's a once in a Blue Moon rain.

-- Posted by semo471 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 5:11 PM

Clint Eastwood is an actor, and therefor irrevelant with regards to politics.

-- Posted by FreedomFadingFast on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 8:04 AM

I think the Republicans agree with you. I'm sure that's why they built up the appearance and put him in prime time. LOL

-- Posted by username1 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:47 PM

-- Posted by Username1 on Fri, Aug 31, 2012, at 10:49 PM

"Switched over to the Obama Network/MSNBC after the speeches and the very first word I heard was "liar" coming out of that little smarmy Chris Mathews mouth. Between him Ed "I want to be a stupid version of Rush" Schultz and Al " Internet preacher" Sharpton, it was hilarious listening to them "critiquing" the evening."

-- Posted by dab1969

These are very typical left wing reactions. If an actor says or does something outrageous in support of a liberal politician they're merely exercising their First Amendment rights. However if one does the same thing supporting a conservative candidate he or she is a liar and MUST BE DESTROYED!

-- Posted by Data48 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 10:22 AM

Wheels wins again, my ars. When did he win the first time? ☺ ☻ ☺ ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 10:41 AM

"Todays question :

Who invented the "Sherman Tank" ?"

-- Posted by Rɨck

I don't really understand the question. Are you looking for a person, company or country? It was developed by the U.S.A. to replace the M3 Lee but the turret configuration was based on the British Grant medium tanks. I don't think there is any one person, country or company that can claim they invented it. It was pretty much a joint effort.

-- Posted by Data48 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 12:05 PM

Rick: It was Mr. Tank that invented the Sherman Tank.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 12:10 PM

Rick;

During WWII the British named all the tanks they received from us after U.S. Civil War generals. They're the ones started calling the tank a Sherman and it just stuck. Before they came up with the name the U.S. called it the M4 Medium Tank.

I saw you ask a chess question the other day. Here's one for you. Which chess piece is the only one that under a specific set of circumstances can capture it's counterpart without actually occupying the square it was on and what is the name of this special move?

-- Posted by Data48 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 1:25 PM

"Did "Sherman" come from General Sherman ?"

-- Posted by Rɨck

Yes. As I said in my last post the British named all the tanks they got from us during the WWII after U.S. Civil War generals.

It is indeed the pawn. The move is called capturing "en passant" French for "in passing." Rather than type in the rather long explanation of this move those interested can just click on the link below. It's rarely used by casual players. I've been playing chess most of my life, have never used it and only had it used against me during a game one time.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/En_passant

-- Posted by Data48 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 2:53 PM

Traditional music;

Being that Christianity is over 2000 years old and most of those songs you're talking about were written around 100 to 150 years ago I'm sure your ancestors complained about them being "new-fangled" noise!

-- Posted by Data48 on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 3:47 PM

Yes, I am. I can finally get some sleep during the day! ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Sat, Sep 1, 2012, at 11:31 PM

No new speak out comments, guess the editors were trying to keep dry and forgot about updating S.O.

Wonder how long it will take before the gas prices go back down, the hurricane is long gone from the Gulf area and production should have started back up by now.

Big Nascar race tonight at Atlanta Motor Speedway starting at 5:30pm on ESPN.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Sep 2, 2012, at 8:43 AM

It will cost a dollar a pack more to kill yourself .-- Posted by Rɨck on Sun, Sep 2, 2012, at 11:30 AM

Rick: That's legal suicide.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Sep 2, 2012, at 11:44 AM

I just read the letter about Melaina's magical

playland a very touching story.I added it up and If every one in cape girardeau contribuited $3.65

for every person in the household or $1.82 for every resident In cape girardeau county.We could finish paying off this playground.I can't think of a better way to show Gods work in action than this.So come on Cape County residents lets show how we can serve our lord by this small gesture.donations can be made on line at www.magicalplayland.org thank you and god bless

-- Posted by CSMITH02 on Sun, Sep 2, 2012, at 4:26 PM

To all the Mothers and soon to be Mothers, have a Great Labor Day!

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 3, 2012, at 9:03 AM

You all have a good day . It is the "official" end of summer and time to get down to business again after today .-- Posted by Rɨck on Mon, Sep 3, 2012, at 9:53 AM

Rick: The business of America is Business.

Wheels: Glad to see you are up, late night?

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 3, 2012, at 12:31 PM

Wheels: It's must be 5 o'clock at the Cardinal game, see lots of beer being sampled. I've got a good seat 4 foot from the TV.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 3, 2012, at 1:59 PM

And if you got or getting any kind of business loan from a bank or the government or you use our public streets to get to your business, use our public lights to get to work or allow people to see in your business or anything to do with the government's money.....then you did not build it yourself....so Obama was right. So get off your high horse and face reality. Quit trying to twist up Obama's words. You know you knew what he meant.

-- Posted by kcknown on Tue, Sep 4, 2012, at 9:50 AM


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