Amtrak routes shouldn’t be extended. Service should stop wherever Amtrak doesn’t break even without government subsidies. This largesse has gone on for 40 years. Enough – we’re bankrupt. Same for airplane ticket subsidies.
After someone mentioned that the river needed to be mowed, I saw the city guys down there spraying the weeds where the river is low. What? I hope it was something like vinegar and garlic to keep the mosquitoes down, because I’d hate to think pesticides were used in our waterways.
Folks who vote for President Obama will be voting to give him four more years of paid vacation before he has to grow up and figure out what he’s going to do for a living.
Those of you who believe everything said at Republican National Convention: I have some oceanfront property right here in Kansas I will sell you.
Unless you are a millionaire, you should be voting Democrat. The Republican Party is now the 1 percent party. Republicans want to cut taxes for the rich and put the tax burden on the middle class. Oh, yes – and deeply cut your Social Security and Medicare.
Romney this, Romney that. It’s so amazing that everyone fails to report that Obama is also a multimillionaire.
If the Democrats have sold their souls to the devil, as proclaimed by a letter writer, then the Republicans must be choking on the enormous profit they’ve made selling theirs to Grover Norquist, Rush Limbaugh, radical tea partiers, the Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson, and so on. Now they’re beholden to so many masters.
It seems the news media are going to give Obama the benefit of the doubt on anything he says, and give Romney the doubt of the benefit on anything he says.
Trying to pick a president is like choosing between Daffy Duck or Donald Duck. Neither is a good choice.
An Opinion Line contributor asked, “Why do we make guns so easy to get?” Answer: We still allow the NRA and gun dealers to promote the almost unlimited proliferation of them.
A big welcome to the Democratic Party to Jean Schodorf. Like her family, all my ancestors were good Republicans. George W. Bush caused me to switch. The GOP is just not the same. It’s very sad.
Though he’s been gone four years now, George Carlin’s plea to “Keep your religion to yourself” is as pertinent today as ever.