Opinion Line (Oct. 29)

10/29/2012 12:00 AM

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Am I the only one who heard Mitt Romney say in the third debate that his five-point plan will turn around the economy in eight to 10 years? How then can he question what Obama has done in the past four years?

The food-stamp program started small but now has 46.6 million people enrolled. Under President Obama, it has expanded dramatically, but he has no plan, no intention, of trying to bring costs under control.

Instead of whining about a commonsense law requiring proper ID to vote, why not organize volunteers to help those you claim are being denied their vote to get the ID needed? I bet most volunteers would be registered Republicans.

If life is a gift from God, why are so many people using birth-control pills and condoms, and having hysterectomies and vasectomies? You won’t get pregnant unless it is God’s intention.

Rape is an act of man. It is nothing “intended” by God. And if it were, God would no longer be worthy of worship.

If you want to prevent abortions, you make sure everyone has health care, a high school education, and birth control. Not the exact opposite.

American women need to realize how fortunate they are to live in this country. To see a real “war on women,” look at the Middle East. Use your votes wisely to protect our military might and save our economy, because when times get tough, women become victims.

Are you kind and respectful? Then don’t vote to force fluoride on others. It’s egotistical, totalitarian and the most inconsiderate act I can imagine. Respect the beliefs of those who are just as convinced against it as you are that it’s good.

I’m sure delinquent taxpayers would like to pay their property taxes. You can’t get blood out of a turnip. What about the interest due on the taxes that keeps compounding? How about a compromise? A penny or dime on a dollar to clear their records?

My house is older than the airport terminal. I guess, going by the Wichita City Council’s reasoning, that I should not make repairs to it. I should bulldoze it and build new. How do I get someone else supposedly to pay for it, though?

I saw my first Christmas shopping ad on TV. Let the Christmas-buying orgy begin.

Now that Bonnie Bing has retired, can we wear socks with our sandals?

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