Opinion Line Extra (May 17)

05/17/2013 12:00 AM

05/16/2013 5:48 PM

Teddy Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” is good advice our president has heeded in the war on terror. Drones are the big stick – a very long big stick.


Team Obama has a perfect defense against all the scandals: “I don’t have a clue! You mean those people actually work for me?”


Obamacare has more than 70,000 pages of regulations. Do you really think it’s going to be good for us? If so – well, you know the rest.


You don’t get the government you deserve. You get the government that the stupid 51 percent elect. Or in Bill Clinton’s case, the stupid 41 percent.


As part of the so-called middle class, I help pay a big percentage of the country’s taxes yet make too much to get a free phone or food stamps. I think I’ll get fired from my job and sit at home and draw freebies. Only in America.


Did we elect members of Congress to help our country grow and be the best we can be, or to play the blame game like little children? Do what you were elected to do instead of getting press and protecting your party and the next election.


Almost all federal actions are the result of congressional actions, as intended by the Founding Fathers. However, when an action is undesirable or ineffective, most congressmen and many Americans have been blaming the president. Is it possible for the congressmen and the American citizens to be more stupid?


I got tired of smelling all the dog poop and hearing all the barking in the neighbor’s yard, so I let out his dogs to run loose. Now I can sit on my patio and smell the flowers. And I will do it again and again.


Go ahead – it’s OK to swallow watermelon seeds.


On cable news I heard one of the NRA’s back-pocket Republicans say that instances of gun violence are so rare that for most victims it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event. Well, duh.


A government intimidated by the National Rifle Association is a government by the extremists for the extremists.


There is no reasonable gun legislation that would have had any impact on the Sandy Hook massacre. What part of that do the liberals not understand? The problem isn’t and won’t be addressed by Democrats.


Thank you to the person who turned in the Redbox video I left in my cart at Walmart.


In God I trust. In many others, not so much.


People are just downright cold.

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