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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Carbon monoxide

All area schools should install carbon monoxide detectors.

ATMs, Braille

I can't believe area banks are so backward that few have complemented their ATMs with Braille.

American dream?

It seems that anyone who has made any money in their life is vilified by the Obama administration as mean old people who don't pay enough taxes. What happened to the American dream of working hard to have more? Instead, the Obama logic is to let government take care of you. Something has gotten out of whack with this administration, and it seems many are drinking their Kool-Aid.

Waste of time

I never shop on Black Friday. Time is money, and when you waste time you don't make money.

Broadway looks great

You people who want to gripe about the way the new Broadway looks, just blow it out your hat. I was down there taking pictures the other day, and it is beautiful. We drove down from Pacific to the river, and there were people everywhere, and it was gorgeous. I want to commend Fronabarger for all the hard work they did.

Mr. Food

We lost part of Americana that most of us took for granted. After 81 years of doing his thing, I suspect when he entered the gates of Heaven he said, "Ooh, it's so good."

County tax

I see that we have two county commissioners who have misled us about being Republicans. According to this tax we have, they're acting just like Democrats in Washington, D.C.


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ATMs, Braille: IMO all ATMs should have braille so all the "Blind" drivers can get cash.

American dream? It is now the American dream to take some of others American dream.

Waste of time: Looks like Mr. Scrooge called this one in.

Broadway looks great: While driving did you notice the roughness of the pavement.

Brrrr throw another log on the fire.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 6:52 AM

American Dream-

So when did the American Dream become hoarding every dime you can, and hiding it all in banks in other countries?

Just curious since some of you seem to think this is about simply punishing people for being successfull.

It's NOT. It's about holding people accountable.

Everyone should be taxed equally.

Put the rates back to what they were in the 90's when this country was much better off, and businesses were still making money and hiring people.

The "if you raise taxes on business you'll kill jobs" is a load of garbage.

Rates have been lower for 20 years. Where's all the jobs???

Exactly.

-- Posted by the_eye on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:41 AM

the__eye --

Ditto!

-- Posted by grisgris on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 8:27 AM

Wheels: grisgris & the_eye are people too and they need encouragement and patience from all of us and just maybe they will be responsive and productive people. We need to overlook the faults of others and be their mentors.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 10:18 AM

So when did the American Dream become hoarding every dime you can, and hiding it all in banks in other countries?It's about holding people accountable. Everyone should be taxed equally. -- Posted by the_eye on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:41 AM

I would suggest you open your "eye" and look around. Google has sheltered BILLIONS in income in offshore accounts to avoid taxation. They are huge Obama supporters and there is talk that a google executive is going to get an Obama admin job.

A "fair" tax would be equal - 17% for everyone? Obama and you want an unfair tax. It's the new liberal definition of "fair". Look up the word in the dictionary.

-- Posted by Dug on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 10:47 AM

I wonder how Have Wheels knows if someone works or not. Is he a stalker? I mean, he is on here more than most everyone else. I assumed that was because everyone else is working.

There is nothing "fair" in a "fair" tax, Dug. Do your research.

-- Posted by Reasoning on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 11:55 AM

Wheels --- right on! Wealth envy hit the nail on the head!

-- Posted by America First on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 12:41 PM

Oh, yeah - I forgot - I am 65 and work at least 60 hours a week - I am NOT wealthy but I make it from month to month - that is getting more difficult as prices on just about everything go up!

-- Posted by America First on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 12:44 PM

Everybody: We are supposed to believe everything Wheels says. Why, because he is almost 75 years old. Who is he trying to convince with all his blathering? You would think him and Regret were the only two people to grind out a living. So, believe everything he says. He disputes everything a liberal says because they are evil people

-- Posted by left turn on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 3:36 PM

I always pay attention to people that have worked hard, paid taxes and don't like entitlements. I especially pay attention to those people (givers) when they are debating the opposition (takers). They are punching your ticket. Don't bite the hand that feeds you.

-- Posted by Dug on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 5:21 PM

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

Take a look at the above link left turn and really take a very close look at it let it soak in real good because that is what we are facing right now today. If you got a solution to that mess would you let me, Wheels and Regret know. What you see in the debt clock is reality and I mean real reality. No cheerleading about that or class warfare it is the fact.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 5:24 PM

I'm am for all posters who have "Built" something and those who have worked long and hard for a living, my self included age 66.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 5:31 PM

Wheels they don't want to face the facts, they believe this is the Wizard of Oz raining paper money in a society of gimme gimme and gimme well guess what the gimme days are about to come to a end because the gimme well is dry and broke.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:04 PM

"Put the rates back to what they were in the 90's when this country was much better off, and businesses were still making money and hiring people."

Find the next Tech boom. That was the reason thing were great. Not higher taxes.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:31 PM

- Posted by left turn on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 3:36

Poncho you would have a hard time keeping up with me.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:43 PM

Wheels

The payroll was tough. It must be paid on payday regardless. There was a many times I had to face my wife and tell her to go into conservation mode until I could pay myself.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:50 PM

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country" (JFK). This is what every American needs to do, enough said.

-- Posted by semo471 on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 8:52 PM

Wheels, Dug, and the rest of you that spend all day, every day, on this forum have the nerve to accuse anyone else of not wanting to work, and whining and complaining?!

You're hilarious.

I don't see how you can find the time to work all these hours when you can't seem to pull yourself away from this website.

You don't know me. You know nothing about me.

I work hard. I raise two kids. And I do it by myself.

I am envious of no one.

I have everything I could ever need or want.

And I did it on my own.

Your pathetic lord and messiah liberal nonsense is just that: Nonsense.

It's people like you who coined the "messiah" talk, and now use it as some sort of insult?

Why are you using the lord's name in vain? Didn't the bible teach you anything?

I didn't vote for Obama this year. So now what's your excuse?!

Your constant complaining is old and boring. You're preaching to the choir on here.

And those of us who disagree with you, will continue to do so and nothing you say will change it.

This sudden infatuation with debts and spending and all the rest is funny considering you were nowhere to be found during the last administration's reckless spending, which is what got us to the point we're at now.

Not Obama.

It's almost as funny as the never-ending "you liberals" crap.

The fact I can come on here once in a blue moon and make a statement that makes you all so angry, just proves my point.

Get a life. Go help someone in need. Do something productive, because crying on here about our "horrible" president (the guy who WON the election AGAIN) will get you nowhere.

-- Posted by the_eye on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, at 9:58 AM


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