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Opinion Line Extra (Jan. 22)

  • Published Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at 12 a.m.

Let’s save money by getting rid of the 165 members of the Legislature and just have the judges make all the laws, as in school financing.


Taxing churches would violate the separation of church and state.


Abortion clinics kill more children each year than do guns.


You can lead a person to knowledge, but you can’t make him think. This certainly applies to Republicans.


We should all cancel our home insurance, and have the federal government bail us out if disaster should occur, just like New Jersey.


I didn’t vote for Obama in 2008 because I had him pegged as a socialist. During his first term, I became convinced he was a Marxist. It becomes more evident with each passing day that he is a closet communist.


Every single person I have talked to who is getting a raise is going to bring home significantly less money this year, and it is almost entirely because of Obamacare. Where are the promised savings?


While the American Bar Association has no legal responsibility, one would think it has a moral and ethical responsibility to not allow plea deals in any capital murder case. When there are eyewitnesses and the perpetrator is apprehended at the scene by law enforcement personnel, why does it take years for a trial to take place?


Shooting victims shot by high-powered guns should sue gun manufacturers and the NRA, because it is obvious the purpose of such guns is to do great harm to people.


I can change magazines in my AR-15 in less than one second. Ten-round magazines? What a joke.


Automobiles don’t cause car accidents. People cause car accidents. So why do we register cars, require driver’s licenses and car insurance, or have traffic laws?


I’ll be willing to give up my guns when the Secret Service, FBI and other law enforcement agencies stop carrying theirs. Or maybe when I can sue the government due to its failure to adequately protect me. Until then, that bulge seen in my pants may or may not be put there by Mother Nature.


Let’s assuage the proponents of automobile seat belts by requiring gun owners to wear gun belts.


From an old-timer vet: When the speed limit says 40 mph, it doesn’t mean “40 if you see a marked law enforcement car.” We fought for a country obeying the laws set up by duly elected representatives. Get some morals.

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