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What an absolute disgrace and indictment on our society that people would actually get in line and fight to buy a pair of overpriced tennis shoes.
Has the world gone mad? Getting in line at midnight in below-freezing weather waiting for a store to open at 7 a.m. just to be among the first to buy a new style of shoe? Some getting arrested? Come on – they’re shoes.
Never miss a local story.
Two of the most dangerous places I know are Dillons and Walmart parking lots during a rush period. Management needs to do something before someone is physically injured.
Warmest thanks to the woman at Aldi who paid for my groceries when I forgot my PIN. Did you see distress in my face? I felt old and foolish. I hope your kindness returns to you a thousandfold.
It started with government deficit and overspending, class warfare against the wealthy, occupying of the streets by the discontented, unemployed and hungry. It was the 1789-94 French Revolution. Sound familiar? Obama is playing the part of Maximilien Robespierre.
President Obama could cure cancer and you Obama haters would keep on hating. No matter. He’s going to be re-elected, so get ready to spew your venom for the next four years.
Members of Congress can make financial trades based on nonpublic information learned during the course of their work. What a shame that they can’t find their way clear to stop such an offense. But, hey, they are doing what comes naturally to them.
Speaking as a retiree with 35 years of investment experience, I can promise you that there will be a lot of unhappy public employees in a few years, as they approach retirement with only this new 401(k)-based retirement plan to rely on.
Real men don’t tweet.
When government agencies require a utility to install costly pollution controls, customers understandably will be asked to help pay the bill. Several other factors are involved in Westar Energy’s rate request, too, including a proactive effort to prevent tree limbs from causing outages. People need to really listen when explanations are made, not just automatically think Westar is sticking it to them.
As a Vietnam veteran, I am getting tired of all these surprises for returning Afghan and Iraq veterans. Enough is enough.