Opinion Line Extra (March 17)

03/17/2013 12:00 AM

03/15/2013 4:23 PM

I do not believe that taking the fruits of one man’s labor to give to another is either good or Christ-like. I have not been able to make the connection in the New Testament between a bloated, inefficient and ineffective government bureaucracy and the personal commands of Christ.

Government seeks to provide almost everything to the poor for fairness’ sake. Yet by deficit spending, we are making our children and grandchildren poor for decades to come. Where is the fairness in that?

“The mainstream of American thought” is a fancy way of describing the liberal viewpoint.

After 12 years of war in Afghanistan, consuming thousands of lives and trillions of dollars, I wonder what a President Gore would have done. We’ll be paying for Bush v. Gore for the rest of our lives.

Liberals: Stop blaming President Bush for all your failures. When will it stop? And when he dies, what can you blame him for then – that he didn’t turn to ash quickly enough for you?

Congress sets the tax rates and controls the federal spending, not the president and not the Supreme Court. So this budget deficit is the Congress’ fault. It needs to quit blaming everyone else.

If you claim you are not a puppet of the National Rifle Association, most likely you are one. It exists for gun manufacturers and dealers, not for you.

I think the amount of media coverage for the election of the pope was perfect. It’s not every day that a leader of more than 1.2 billion Catholics is elected.

I have been waiting for the tag office to improve its service so I can go in and get my trailer and car titles cleared of liens on loans. You cannot do a lot of things online concerning personal property titles, and those things take a lot of time.

I had to go to the tag office, as I have a new car. You cannot get tags online for a new car. I ended up going to the office at 21st and Woodlawn, and they were fast and very nice.

Why do people speed up on a yellow light? Doesn’t yellow mean to slow down?

This stupid city needs to do something about its traffic lights. Every morning I’m burning fuel and time, stopping for red lights with no one else around.

Should kids really have to suffer smaller lunches because some overweight kids eat too much? I think Michelle Obama should go take care of her own kids.

Why are some movies rated R, when other movies are way worse and rated PG-13?

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