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Opinion Line Extra (Dec. 14)

  • Published Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at 12 a.m.

I see the GOP is forming a committee to figure out why it lost the last election. Really? You need a committee for that? You ran a flawed candidate who was wrong on the issues and ran a poor campaign. There now – was that so hard to figure out?


In the Christmas spirit, send a fruitcake to Washington and tell them to place it under the holiday tree.


If the government needs money as badly as politicians say, tell them to go get a second or third job, like the rest of us. This crap of Congress only working 100 days a year then whining about money is a joke. Taxpayers pay for results, not whining.


If the current tax rates go up on Jan. 1, it will be President Obama’s fault. Obama owns the fiscal-cliff mess lock, stock and barrel.


To the uninformed who think the “fiscal cliff” is noise about nothing: I suggest you pull your head out of the sand and read “Aftershock” by David Wiedemer before it’s too late for you.


No, you didn’t pay for your entitlements. If you did, the government would not have to borrow $4 billion every day.


Why doesn’t The Eagle report what the unions do to help people, like the gifts the Machinists union is helping get for the Salvation Army? All we hear about are the Koch brothers. I guess money talks for you, too.


The Mayan culture promoted human cannibalism. It is foolishness to think of their doped-up prophecies pertaining to an apocalypse as valid.


Anyone who drives through a red light or stop sign should lose his driver’s license permanently. Those acts are no different from someone firing a gun into a crowd of people. They might harm someone or they might not, but the possibility is there.


Gov. Sam Brownback wants to organize his staff into weight-loss teams with prizes for those who lose the most weight. What about those staffers who are already at a healthy weight? Are they to starve themselves to be team players?


The Eagle’s front page Thursday read, “Permanent casino welcomes gamers.” It should’ve read, “Permanent casino welcomes smokers and those other gamers who have to inhale the crap.”


Cal Thomas is the best columnist The Eagle uses.


Cursive writing is like counting back change. No one does it.


Dear Christians: I respect you as fellow human beings even though we do not share the same beliefs. Love, an atheist.

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