Opinion Line Extra (Oct. 17)

10/17/2013 12:00 AM

10/16/2013 6:12 PM

Instead of sending money to Egypt or the Middle East, let’s send it to the Dakotas, where they need some help after the blizzard.

In the debate over the government shutdown, President Obama has exposed his claimed desire for compromise as a fraud. He is determined to have his way. Think Wizard of Oz, a clever fake pretending to be something else but believing his way is best and everyone else is wrong.

I heard they were thinking of opening a new Disney theme park in Washington, D.C. Given what a Mickey Mouse operation our government has become, it would be a perfect fit for Disney.

I think Republicans will eventually become two separate parties between the tea party and all the other Republicans.

Is it going to take another civil war to get rid of the obstructionists? The tea party is set on destroying the country. I’m Republican but am ashamed. Let’s vote them all out.

Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Boxer are perfect examples of why there should be term limits for both houses of Congress.

After the Republican government shutdown and credit default, I would hesitate to put any Republican bumper stickers on my car in 2014.

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer says that the ACA will cost Kansas businesses and families? I don’t think so. It’s Tim Huelskamp, Lynn Jenkins, Kevin Yoder, Mike Pompeo, Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts. Let’s not forget Sam Brownback.

If you still can’t afford health care with Obamacare, you’re one of the folks who should be very angry with Brownback for refusing to expand Kansas’ Medicaid program.

What we need are truth-in-politics laws and term limits. But then what would Fox and CNN air?

If I am understanding Davis Merritt correctly (Oct. 15 Opinion), we have three co-equal branches of government, except that one branch is more equal than the others.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why America has the “fattest” poor in the world. Starch is a lot cheaper than protein.

My wife had a recent flight from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. After driving 100 miles, we hit Kellogg and Rock Road. From there to the airport, we had a hoot. The speeding, slowing down and jockeying for lane position on Kellogg was fun. Just like racing go-karts in Branson.

The Opinion Line is not the place to complain about Little Caesars at 13th and Maize. If you are a customer of one of the nearby businesses, complain to them. If you are one of the other businesses in the center, complain to your landlord. Maybe Little Caesars outgrew its parking and drive-through.

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