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Opinion Line Extra (July 4)

  • Published Friday, July 4, 2014, at 12 a.m.

A qualification for being president is that the candidate must be at least 35 years old. So why is Obama acting like an irate 2-year-old who needs a diaper change?


When I hear the president say he doesn’t pay attention to the polls, I hear, “Who cares what the people want?”


If Hillary Clinton isn’t elected president, what difference does that make?


It’s Congress that needs to be sued. Members of Congress “work” very few days a year. The rest of the time they are campaigning, complaining, voting “no” and obstructing. No wonder the president has to go ahead with appointments.


After starting the Iraq War because of Sept. 11, presiding over the economic crash of 2008, denying climate change, and opposing raising the minimum wage, equal pay for women, an assault weapons ban, and wind and solar energy, the Republican Party is behind and losing ground quickly.


Advocates of a government edict forcing employers to raise the minimum wage claim the move will reduce poverty. All evidence indicates just the opposite. Don’t be cowed by their bull.


Dear radical right-wing, tea party- lovin’, Obama-hatin’ contributors: When you sign up for Obamacare, the money you pay for your health insurance goes to a private health insurance company, which then manages your health care. You don’t write a check to the government and President Obama doesn’t become your doctor.


What would happen if all the women who disagree with Hobby Lobby’s treatment of women stopped shopping at Hobby Lobby?


Here is the number of women who are prevented from buying the birth control contraceptives they want: zero.


If national news media didn’t have Democratic and liberal chaos to report daily and news coming in “overnight,” what jobs would they have? They keep this administration in office to keep the pot stirred, and us all hyped up.


Rabid right-wing conservatism is rotting our country from the inside out with all its negativity, cruelty and lack of meaningful and constructive answers to our nation’s problems.


How entitled must you feel to complain that it is a lack of respect you only got a $250 bonus. The problem with our government is people whose vote can be bought with a bigger bonus.


I am a Korean veteran and when Pat Roberts starts shopping in Dodge City, I will vote for him.


Mike Pompeo has an ego the size of the moon.


Todd Tiahrt is a career politician, lobbyist and big-spending Republican. Plus, it looks like he is willing say anything to get re-elected. Why in the world do we want to send him back to Washington?


I received a call from “unknown name” and “unknown number,” and they left an unknown message. I cannot help them with the unknown.

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