Opinion Line Extra (Jan. 7)

01/07/2014 12:00 AM

01/06/2014 5:27 PM

I have to wonder how many Kansas state troopers have been reassigned to our state’s western border to catch travelers who magically transform from law-abiding citizens into public enemy No. 1 simply by entering our state. What a waste of a valuable, highly trained group of individuals.

It’s the beginning of 2014. Have you started paying your tax penalty yet because you can’t, didn’t or won’t sign up for Obamacare?

A “no guns allowed” sign makes a business a more unsafe place, because there won’t be any good guys with guns to protect you from the bad guys who won’t pay any attention to the “no guns allowed” signs.

We are told not to judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics. On the other hand, we are encouraged to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. How is that supposed to work?

Because Obama stopped the pipeline, I will vote Republican and urge others to do the same. As an ex-POW, I will never vote Democrat.

The person who referred to Romans and Corinthians and suggested that people should be “mad at God” instead of Phil Robertson because God “wrote the book” needs to understand that these letters were written by human authors who inserted their own dogmatic views and personal emotions into their writings.

God wrote the Bible? God inspired, yes, but men wrote the Bible. And they had the disadvantage of filters.

People protest against gay marriage and against abortion because they say the Bible says both are wrong. Where are the protests against divorce, which the Bible also says is wrong?

I boycotted the Rose Parade due to the fact that they had a gay couple getting married.

Yes, our gasoline is based on world pricing, even though most of ours now is coming from our country. Why do you think natural-gas companies are wanting the right to export our natural gas? So it can be based on world pricing, too. Pay up. Thanks, greedy corporations.

So columnist Cal Thomas can’t understand the most basic concepts of the income-tax law, but somehow feels that we should trust his opinion on far more complex matters, such as supply-side economics and Mideast politics.

If Cal Thomas (Jan. 1 Opinion) went back to school and took Algebra II he could understand the tax code.

Recent discussion concerning the interest of Chinese investors in Wichita reminds me of an appropriate quote from the late Albert Einstein: “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

If one twin is born on Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. and the other several minutes later, is the second twin one year older?

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