Opinion Line (Aug. 22)

08/22/2013 12:00 AM

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On Saturday morning it was so nice to open doors and windows for a while to let fresh air in. But that didn’t last long because many neighbors’ dogs were barking. Can’t they hear their dogs barking all the time?

I’m trying to talk the principal at my daughter’s school into putting her in an English as a Second Language class. Her primary language is cellphone.

I attended the Grand-Am races at Kansas Speedway and realized on the drive back that I can see the same thing for free on Kellogg every day.

Any police officer who wants to make a quota should focus on people driving too slowly. Those people are probably texting and need to be taken off the road.

What good are traffic laws? A vast majority of drivers do whatever they please, whenever they choose, and our police show no interest in enforcing the law. Most drivers are libertarians when behind the wheel.

William Quantrill was not a terrorist. He was a military genius who laid a raid into Lawrence in retaliation for Jayhawk atrocities. Get your history straight.

Who gets upset about something that happened 150 years ago? I’d say “get over it” but that’s just too obvious.

When applying for a job, you have the right to dress the way you like. As an employer, I have the right not to hire you.

I don’t care about what you want to do with your body. But I think tattoos are ugly, and they give me a bad impression of the person.

Why is it so hard for people who are born in the United States to get a copy of a birth certificate as proof of citizenship? All one has to do is write to the Bureau of Vital Statistics in the state of one’s birth. The address is easy to find.

Please stop pushing your religion on others. Your choice of religion is as arbitrary as the sport teams people root for. At least I can justify rooting for a particular sports team with a win-loss record.

Evidently Sept. 11 and the stock-market crash were not enough evidence that God is taking His blessing and protection away from America. It’s not too late to repent.

If athletes hug their same-sex coaches after the Winter Olympic events in Russia, or if teammates embrace after a performance, will they be arrested for spreading “gay” propaganda?

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