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Speak Out 12/30/12

Sunday, December 30, 2012

The Washington way

How many working households that keep their bills paid use the same premise as our government regarding spending? You're right: None. So why is it so hard for many of our elected officials in Washington to realize you cannot spend more than you take in? I doubt if any of us could tell our bosses that we have decided to increase our spending so they need to give us a raise to cover that. Somehow I don't think that works, but that only makes sense to those of us who have common sense. It's obvious that many in Washington, including Obama, lack any type of balance and common sense.

Liberal media

The expertise that Mr. Romney could have offered the United States in job creation and small business morale boosting would have been such a benefit. But as successful as Mr. Romney would have been, the liberal media would not have given him any credit. We will see how the ultra liberal media that got Obama re-elected spin a second Obama term as Obama will eventually have to take ownership of the failed policies his administration has enacted. Blaming others during a second term will get harder and harder, even for our arrogant incumbent.

NRA's silence

The NRA said it initially remained silent out of respect for the dead children and their families. Baloney. The NRA remained silent in hopes this latest tragedy would blow over and there would be no lasting cry for meaningful gun-control legislation. In fact, a case could be made that remaining silent in the initial days after the Newtown tragedy was despicable.


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Interesting the #1 ranked 4A and 11-0 Sikeston Bulldogs are mot mentioned in the SE Missourian although just 26 miles down I-55. The Bulldogs win the St. Dominic Tournament for the third straight year, remain #1 in 4A and undefeated and do even get a listing or a box score. What is the editorial policy?

-- Posted by smcpheeters on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 7:09 AM

The Washington way: Treat the citizens like mushrooms....keep them in the dark and feed them sh**.

Liberal media: I don't pay much attention to the media....that's why we all have brains to make our own decisions.

NRA's silence: They can have my guns when they pry them from my cold dead hands.

Posted by smcpheeters on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 7:09 AM

smcpheeters: Cape is biased against Sikeston.

Let the sun shine!!!!

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 11:17 AM

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 11:17 AM

They can have my guns when they pry them from my cold dead hands. But it will be hot and empty.

-- Posted by 356 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 12:17 PM

But it will be hot and empty.-- Posted by 356 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 12:17 PM

356: Do you mean the gun will be empty from firing all the ammo at the person/people trying to take my guns away?

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 5:46 PM

What has happen to "Me'Lange" on these forums....no past posts are showing up,it's as if Me'Lange never existed.

-- Posted by semo471 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 6:41 PM

Come up with a bill to take away all guns to stop shootings in the same bill that takes away all Booze and drugs, so we stop all DUI's

-- Posted by CNN_MAN on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 7:22 PM

Well we better stock up on some turnips, as we could very well go over the fiscal cliff tonight at midnight.

-- Posted by swampeastmissouri on Mon, Dec 31, 2012, at 6:17 AM


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