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Monday, September 17, 2012

Beautiful Broadway

The new Broadway is beautiful. It's going to have trees, walkways and curved little areas for the cars to park. It's pretty obvious there's less room for parking, and there's no room for all the traffic that's going to go to the casino. What did it improve? There's going to be less parking and traffic will be constricted; how are people going to get to a concert at the new casino? This didn't make sense.

Obamanomics

What a hoot! Some economically challenged Obamazombie wrote in to condemn "trickle-down" economics and to praise the "on the right track" Obamanomics. Could you explain exactly what "Obamanomics" is? What is the premise? And how do you explain the very successful economic performance that has held the unemployment rate above 8 percent for almost four years? By what strange standard do you come to the conclusion that Obamanomics is successful? And oh, wouldn't it be terrible if some big company opened a new plant in the area and 500 well-paying jobs with benefits "trickled down" to 500 unemployed people?

Jewish support

What is with the Jewish people in America? Barack Obama thumbs his nose at Israel, repeatedly snubs Benjamin Netanyahu, takes the Palestinians' side in the discussion of relocation, virtually ignores the threat of Iran, and yet the polls show the American Jewish community to be strongly in Obama's favor. I do not understand it.

Redundant districts

Recently there was an article pertaining to building a new courthouse and combining the two locations they have now. According to the commissioners this would save money for the county. Why doesn't the county combine the two road districts to save money? They have a Cape Special Road District and a Cape County Road District. Why does this county have or need two road departments?

Cars in yards

I've lived on South Main Street in Chaffee, Mo., for 35 years. We have always had cars parked in the yards along the way, but they always mowed under and moved them once in a while. But now they just leave junk cars on the lawn and it looks bad for our street with people coming and going to the ballpark and all.

Can't fix government

It is entirely impossible to fix government or anything pertaining to government. It slowly gets worse, we take money away from the poor people, we make the rich richer and we have so much corruption. I guess we just go with the flow and hope it comes out all right.


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Beautiful Broadway: Less parking will be a selling point for future tenants for business on Broadway (jk).

Obamanomics: Is this a new exercise program whereby 92% of Americans can take part of while the other 8% have to sit on the sidelines?

Jewish support: I don't understand Obama's stance on Israel maybe it's a plot to confuse Iran and let them think that the USA won't do anything to help Israel and then at 3am some morning bombs away (IMO).

Cars in yards: Attend the next city council meeting and voice your concerns.

Can't fix government: Like Ron White says "You can't fix stupid".

You can say what you want about the South, but you never hear of anyone retiring and moving North!

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 7:21 AM

Andy Warhol. Most likely the only original thing out of him. I drew a can of Donald Duck orange juice for art class and got an F because I copied it and he made millions for doing the same thing with a soup can. Guess it was all about product placement.

As I recall the Broadway upgrade was to be a promenade of sorts " where people could stroll and window shop".

Finding a spot to park before promenading and peering through dirty windows into empty buildings wasn't considered.

Outside consultants never worry about silly things like that.

-- Posted by dab1969 on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 2:32 PM

For the country music lovers, tonight on ABC at 7pm is the Country Music Festival with various stars performing.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 6:19 PM

Yep, but at least if one plays a country song backwards - no Satanic messages, but instead a happy ending.

You get your car back, your house back, your dog back, your wife back, it quits rainin', momma's outta jail, and .... you quit drinkin'!

:-)~

-- Posted by fxpwt on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 7:22 PM

Broadway

What people dont realize is they will go straight to the casino and straight home. Parking is not an issue.

Obamanomics

But Obama is likable. Isn't that enough?

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 7:24 PM

Posted by fxpwt on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 7:22 PM

fxpwt: The perfect country song has momma, trains, pickup trucks, prison, women, and beer drinking in it.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 8:13 PM

semo471,

The perfect country song ever by David Allen Coe- You Never Even Call Me By My Name. You Tube it

-- Posted by dr.pob on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 9:12 PM

Well rick isn't that the best reason to have him serve 4 more years? The economy can wait. We need a nice guy.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 9:19 PM

Posted by dr.pob on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 9:12 PM

dr.pob: Amem....he is one of the best.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 9:41 PM

Beautiful Broadway;

The theater in the new casino is only 750 seats so I doubt traffic for concerts there will be much of a problem.

-- Posted by Data48 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 4:50 AM

Agree with Rick. I would rather stick an ice pick in my eye than listen to country music. It's like the special Olympics of music.

-- Posted by Moonchild64 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 5:10 AM

Can't remember who said/sang these words but it pretty sums up my feelings about the "new" country music:

I rather hear a fat girl f*rt than listen to a pretty boy sing.

-- Posted by dab1969 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 6:51 AM

Sounds like alot of you are wearing eye patches from sticking an ice pick in your eye.

Due to budget cutbacks, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 7:44 AM

Moonchild64, the special olympics of music, eh? Would you care to share more of your ignorance with us?

-- Posted by Turnip on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 1:16 PM

1986 Academy Award winner had to be Marlee Matlin. I think it was for Children of a Lesser God.

Carpenter had a rib removed? Was it used to make a spine for the rest of the team?

-- Posted by dab1969 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 2:04 PM

Carpenter had a rib removed? Was it used to make a spine for the rest of the team?-- Posted by dab1969 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 2:04 PM

dab1969: The rib was used to make a women.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 2:34 PM

Posted by Rɨck on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 5:04 PM

Rick: I'm sorry but that does not seem to be a perfect country song.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 5:36 PM

Evening Wheels. ☻

-- Posted by Turnip on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 6:36 PM

It's fine by me . I saw Willie the last time he was in town. Posted by Rɨck on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 7:50 PM

Rick: If you remember I saw him too at the Show Me Center. Don't know if you know it but he wrote one of the best songs in country music...."Crazy" sung by Patsy Cline.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Sep 18, 2012, at 8:31 PM


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