Log Out | Member Center



Opinion Line (April 11)

  • Published Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 12 a.m.

E-mail comments, 50 words or fewer, to opline@wichitaeagle.com.

The Blue Angels have canceled their entire season due to budget cuts. But the parties go on at the White House. The president speaks to the 99 percent but lives like the 1 percent.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is neither.

I hope Jerry Moran doesn’t spend any of his time filibustering a vote on gun-safety measures. We sent him to Washington to do real work, not run his mouth like Rand Paul.

Having legalized gay marriage and marijuana on the same day, the state of Washington appears to be adhering to biblical principle – where it reads in Leviticus that if two men lie together they must be stoned.

Oh, no, a stabbing at a college. We should have a ban on all knives, except butter knives that are only 4 inches long. All purchasers should go through a background check and a waiting period. I hope the media and President Obama get hold of this most scary situation.

In light of the stabbings at Lone Star College, I’m even more embarrassed that Kansas has a bill on the governor’s desk to legalize switchblades and stilettos. Who is supporting this bill? What is the opinion of our police and sheriffs?

After spending 15 years in the U.S. Senate promoting our federal government’s agenda, our Rubik’s Cube governor is now spending his time telling us that the federal government is all wrong for us. Flip or flop?

Republicans like to argue that they are Christian conservatives. However, a true conservative would not cut taxes before cutting costs and a true Christian would not cut funding for the disabled and poor.

My son makes more than $500,000 a year, and his family has a membership at the YMCA. I’ll bet the average income of members at the West 21st Street location would make everyone think twice about the YMCA’s nonprofit status.

With USD 259 considering closing yet another urban school to be replaced by another facility well away from any development, one has to wonder if USD stands for “Unlimited Sprawl Desired” or if the school board and administration have a share in First Student.

Wow, the Shocker basketball team did great. I can’t wait for football season – errr, never mind.

I am tired of people’s butts. If you are going to smoke, take care of your butts.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs