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Speak Out 11/5/12

Monday, November 5, 2012

Pets, lead poisoning

To pet lovers: Do not let your cat or dog chew on cardboard boxes from China or any other foreign country. China is notorious for using paint on toys or anything else that has lead. My cat went blind because he chewed on a box that was from China that had lead paint in it. He is totally blind now. It is my fault; I had no idea.

On the cheap

I am so tired of all these companies saying they're not going to send me this form because they're going green. They don't care about going green, they're just cheap. Just say it. A little honesty is all I ask.

Plant flowers

I have a question for the city planners. Why can't we have some flowers planted where we come in or leave town? There are plenty of places to plant like medians; it's not expensive and it would make people feel better when they come into town.

Post office

Why is it that every time I try calling the post office in the morning about business related matters the phone is busy? Maybe they should invest in multiple lines.

We're all human

Everyone is human and makes mistakes. If you get a piece of mail misdelivered into your mailbox, do not write all over it. Put it back in the mailbox with the flag up. It is not a plot to misdeliver mail -- it is a human mistake. Do not ask if your mail is going to another mailbox. One mistake does not make other mistakes. Do not call your post office and complain where your mail is. The mail is delivered each day. Nothing is held back just to bother you. We are doing the best we can with what we are given. If the mail arrives at the post office late, we get it out as soon as we can.

Forget the Yankees

I just wanted to say, who cares about the Yankees, Boston or the Mets. That's all we ever see on TV. How about the Cardinals? Forget the Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Mets, you people in New York can have them. We have the Cardinals.

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When the Cards have a TV audience as large as the Yankees, Red Sox, and Mets, they'll get equal TV exposure.

Why let your cat chew on any cardboard box?

-- Posted by FreedomFadingFast on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 5:36 AM

Hey, we're all human. It happens about twice a week where I live. It does make you wonder where your mail is being delivered. We have changed everything we can to online pay because we know our neighbors are getting our mail. Why don't you pay attention to what you stick in a mail box? I do complain but the post master does nothing!

-- Posted by truthdetector on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 6:34 AM

Heard on this morning's news program: "God must have created pollsters just to make astrologers look good."---Gov. John Kasich of Ohio.

-- Posted by voyager on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 8:31 AM

Pets, lead poisoning: That's how come China makes cheap products, there are no laws keeping the consumer safe.

On the cheap: We are saving trees and the companies are saving money.

Plant flowers: Who will pay for them, plant them, and care for them? Maybe a garden club could do this.

Post office: Must be alot of complaints of the postal service.

We're all human: Some "humans" make more mistakes than others.

Forget the Yankees: That's where the big tv markets are at. Money speaks.

No matter who is elected President tomorrow, we Americans must get behind him and get on to correcting our financial and social problems.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 8:41 AM

Hey, hey, hey. ☺

No, I did not dress up like a turnip on Halloween, that would be silly. ☺ No, I'm not campaigning. As usual, love, love BCStoned's thoughts. oh, and fxpwt..great point about the batteries/smoke detectors/campaign. I do know local firefighters have been in our schools/assembly, literature has come home & drills have been performed. Hope that makes you feel better. ;o)

-- Posted by Turnip on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 1:07 PM

if i hear one more republician ad today ill puke that 5 million dollars that was given to the republicans is trying to lead the sheep to the slaughter. go little lambs go. the is how stupid they think you are.

-- Posted by tipsi on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 1:24 PM

Since Missouri doesn't have an ID system for voting, vote early and often. The election won't matter because a big change is coming on 12/21/12.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 3:17 PM

Post office, I had a priority mail package sent to my home in Mo and it was delivered to some one in North Branch MN. I called with the tracking number and was told it was too early to file a claim on it since it was before the scheduled delivery date. Even with proof the US Post Office messed up they dont want to take the blame for it. This was an item that is highly unlikely for the other person to turn in and say this is not ours. Another package was sent from Memphis Tn to St Louis then back down to this area. With the price of fuel you would think they would cut out that extra 125 miles or so.

-- Posted by mightymo on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 3:36 PM

What do you get when you spell 'tipsi' backwards...

-- Posted by fxpwt on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 4:20 PM

No matter who is elected President tomorrow, we Americans must get behind him and get on to correcting our financial and social problems.

-- Posted by semo471 on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 8:41 AM

Sorry but I will be busy selling equipment and retiring if Obama wins. I don't have enough four more years to catch back up if I stay in the game.

If Romney wins I will be investing a fair portion of those retirement funds and expanding.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 9:22 PM

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