Opinion Line (May 14)

05/14/2014 12:00 AM

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So if I want to run for public office in a district I do not live in, all I need to do is rent a room or a recliner from a friend and register to vote in that district? Oh, and say my heart is in that district.

There are a lot of auto manufacturers recalling cars due to defects. Can we recall Congress?

I think we need to return to political positions being strictly part time and volunteer-based, except for president. His salary can be equal to the country’s average income.

We have elected our first black president. In 2016 let’s elect our first excellent black president. Ben Carson and Condoleezza Rice are the best candidates of any race. Let’s urge them to run, and then fight to elect whichever wins the primary and save our nation.

Instead of paying for a company or the hardware to back up my data and personal information, can I just use Obama’s spy network and personal gestapo, the IRS?

So which is it? Is President Obama a socialist dictator secretly and slowly destroying this nation from the inside out? Or is Obama so incompetent that he couldn’t run a lemonade stand?

Pope Francis sounds more like President Obama every day. Both men promote socialism and governmentally forced income redistribution.

Dear Koch brothers: Since you are powerful enough to cause global warming, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, please softly mist about three-quarter inch of rain over my vegetable garden.

When the future listings of extinct birds of Kansas are compiled, I wonder who will be held accountable for the demise of the lesser prairie chicken.

Mark my word – marijuana will be legal in Kansas, just 15 to 20 years from now.

“A” is missing from STEM. It should be STEAM. Don’t forget the art.

USD 259 has a dress code for teachers? The last few times I’ve been in high schools I haven’t seen the teachers dressed any differently from students. If it’s a profession, then dress professionally.

America’s obsession with cellphones and video games is lining foreign countries’ pockets, killing people because of texting while driving, destroying the country fiscally, and making kids disrespectful and illiterate.

Has anyone seen the city’s street sweeper? The west side needs it now.

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