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Speak Out 9/30/12

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Vote the person

I wish people would vote for the person they think would do the best job rather than the political party or race.

Obama Kool-Aid

Another drinker of the Obama Kool-Aid wrote in to tell us how wonderfully successful Obamanomics has been and how it has overshadowed Reaganomics. If that's the case, then how do you account for this being the slowest economic recovery in U.S. history? Oh, I know, the recession is bigger and deeper than anyone realized, right? So, because Obama wasn't smart enough to figure out the depth of the recession, we are supposed to give him a pass and give him four more years in office to fumble around and completely destroy our economy?

Understanding

Anyone in politics can write words on a paper and call it legislation. It takes experience to understand the hurtful ramifications to humans and American citizens and our seniors and military.

Use blinkers

This is a comment about the scooters in town. It's horrible that there have been accidents and people have been getting hurt. One thing would help. I was pulling out from a local store and a young man on a scooter had blinkers on the scooter, and I didn't know if he was going straight or what. He almost ran into one car, and when it was my turn, I didn't know which way he was going and he turned right in front of me. It would be helpful if scooters would obey the law and use their blinkers so other cars and motorists know what they're doing.

Motorcycles

I'm reading about the man who remains in critical condition after the motorcycle accident. People have no respect for motorcycles. They want them to ride on the sidewalk. I rode motorcycles, and I tell you they need to have more rights.

The Clintons' rhetoric

I see Hillary is following in Bill's footsteps. When he was president and we had seven terrorist attacks against us, every time he would say that those responsible would be hunted down and punished. Not a thing happened! Now Hillary is saying the same thing about the recent attack against us. Bet nothing happens this time either! I don't feel safe anymore. Wish we had W. back!


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Since motorcycle riders are so tough and choose to ride an inherently more dangerous vehicle, everybody else needs to give them more rights and pay closer attention to them than other vehicles?

That sounds kind of whiny, Harley guys. We already put up with your deafening f*rt machines so that you can be heard better (or maybe it's just because you're attention-seeking jerks). It's time for you either to ride more defensively and take some responsibility for your decisions or to settle down and buy a nice, safe Corolla.

There are a lot of horrible drivers out there who will not notice you no matter how loud and obnoxious you are. More traffic laws won't change that even if we could actually count on them being enforced (it is illegal to run a red light in Cape, isn't it?). It's up to you to manage the risk you take out on the road.

-- Posted by commenter on Sun, Sep 30, 2012, at 9:22 AM

Vote the person: That is what Independents like myself do every election.

Obama Kool-Aid: I don't like Kool-Aid.

Understanding: I don't understand your point.

Use blinkers: Not only scooters, signal lights should also be used on automobiles....you know where you are going but I do not.

Motorcycles: Don't weave in and out of traffic, wear your helmet, and turn your lights on and you will get my respect.

The Clintons' rhetoric: Maybe Hillary was Bill's speech writer. We don't need a war to hunt down the terrorist, all we need is Seal Team 6 and more teams like them.

Nov. 6 and Dec. 21 are fast approaching.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Sep 30, 2012, at 9:29 AM


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