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Speak Out 1/31/13

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Handball court

I'm outraged at the university's plans to demolish the handball court, the oldest of its kind in the country. Their halfhearted plan to preserve some of the bricks is a joke. If the university had saved some of the bricks from every other historic landmark they've destroyed over the decades, they would probably have enough material to build a dam across the Mississippi by now.

Cutting taxes

As Missouri joins Kansas and other states in a race to the bottom to see who can cut corporate income taxes the most, ordinary Missourians will pay the price for this scam and social services for citizens will become virtually nonexistent.

Cut water bills

As city officials try to spend the casino money, it should be for something that will benefit all the citizens. How about taking the trash fee off our water bills? This would help everyone. Please do not waste money on nonessential items like a dog park.


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Handball court: Every building 75 yrs or older is historic, some more so than others. A Hand Ball court to me doesn't deserve the money to keep it up.

Cutting taxes: Cutting the corporate taxes will reduce their products prices....right.

Cut water bills: Since Cape is good at hiring people to do studies, why not see what the public wants to do with the casino money.

I bet you $10 that the city will do what the public wants....not.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 8:03 AM

The Winds of War are blowing again in the Middle East, this time it just might start WWIII. Get your guns ready.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 8:43 AM

We can send all the gun nuts we have in this country to the front lines. It will be a short war.

-- Posted by jayrod on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 12:06 PM

I served my time in the military defending this county. I would like to hear you say you served your country also.

-- Posted by jayrod on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 12:48 PM

I have been absolutely offend by the drunkness of our city representatives. They cannot wait to spend this money. Why not pay down our debts or projects, but instead we are looking at trains to nowhere and more city jobs. Save, pay off bills, what has happened to all of us. Can we no longer save for a rainy day?

-- Posted by chris51home on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 2:56 PM

We can send all the gun nuts we have in this country to the front lines. It will be a short war.-- Posted by jayrod on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 12:06 PM

jayrod: Why prolong a war, the shorter the better. Thanks for your service.

-- Posted by semo471 on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 5:51 PM

-- Posted by jayrod on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 12:06 PM

Why not send you back instead.

-- Posted by We Regret To Inform U on Thu, Jan 31, 2013, at 8:05 PM


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