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Speak Out 11/23/12

Friday, November 23, 2012

Chicago politics

As I read about the affair that Petraeus has been having and hear Eric Holder say he knew nothing about it, I have to laugh. This is coming from someone who has stone walled for months regarding what he knew about the gun mess in Mexico. This administration is so corrupt, you can't believe anything they say. But amazingly, 99 percent of the media will yawn and look the other way. Nothing should surprise me, but hey, it's Chicago politics at its finest.

Police cars

I am not a resident of the city of Cape Girardeau, but I am a resident of Gordonville and a proud resident of Cape Girardeau County. Over the past several weeks I've noticed Cape Girardeau Police Department patrol cars traveling on Route K and Highway 25. I've seen patrol cars both day and night, and what is alarming to me is the high rate of speed these officers are traveling when they're out of jurisdiction. One in particular will flip on his lights to speed around cars in front of him and then turn them back off once he has passed the vehicle in front of him. It is my understanding that police officers must obey traffic laws when they are not running their lights.

Jensen column

Mike Jensen apparently continues to believe presidents should be elected on the basis of square miles of the country, regardless of the population. It would be ironic if this was somehow implemented and, as predicted, Arizona, Georgia and, most importantly (in terms of square miles), Texas turn blue.

Catholic voters

That's impressive. Ever since 1972, a majority of Roman Catholic voters has voted for the presidential candidate who won.

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Police cars

If it bothers you, note the number of the car, date, time etc. and contact that department by phone or in writing and get the name of the person with whom you spoke.

-- Posted by 356 on Fri, Nov 23, 2012, at 2:44 PM

Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 304

Traffic Regulations

Section 304.022


-- Posted by 356 on Fri, Nov 23, 2012, at 4:21 PM

Me'Lange, suddenly it makes all of us realise we are older and closer to our own end than we would like to think.

-- Posted by voyager on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 9:50 AM

Thanksgiving turkey was "sooo goood".

Does the Indian ancestors of the original Pilgrim and Indian thanksgiving still celebrate "Thanksgiving"?

-- Posted by semo471 on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 12:04 PM

Here is an interesting article on Thanksgiving from a Native American.


-- Posted by 356 on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 12:45 PM

Mr. Food was 81. Had pancreatic cancer.

-- Posted by scared of the future on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 1:04 PM

Posted by 356 on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 12:45 PM

356: Food for thought. After reading this article....Black Friday should be in remembrance of all the Native Americans killed by the "Pilgrims".

Rick: Didn't know of you backing out of a fight.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 2:44 PM

-- Posted by .Rick. on Sat, Nov 24, 2012, at 1:18 PM

I took some Cultural Anthropology classes in college and found the study of different native cultures in North, Central and South America very interesting.

Like many, I have Native American Ancestors but know little about them.

-- Posted by 356 on Sun, Nov 25, 2012, at 5:03 AM

Guess from now on the editor won't post any new speakout comments on Sundays.....

The truce between the Hamas and Israel won't last till the end of this month. Hamas doesn't want peace when their and Iran's goal is to exterminate Israel.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Nov 25, 2012, at 9:11 AM

Okay..who gained the most pounds this week-end ? I came in at 5 and 1/2 pounds over...-- Posted by .Rick. on Sun, Nov 25, 2012, at 9:10 AM

Rick: Put me down for one pound.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Nov 25, 2012, at 9:13 AM

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