Opinion Line Extra (May 27)

05/27/2014 12:00 AM

05/27/2014 6:43 AM

Al Gore should come to Kansas and show us how he predicts the weather. Or he should shut up and quit scaring the kids for his money grab.

We’ve had years with severe droughts, severe floods, tornado outbreaks, huge hurricanes (the list goes on and on) before. If you look into the past instead of what is right in front of your face, this “weather” just seems like weather.

Forget all the scientific data. Global warming is really caused by too many polar bears using hair dryers when they get out of the water.

I think Obama should go back to his community organizer duties planning Fourth of July picnics in Chicago instead of being president.

I knew Obama didn’t know how to drive a bus. He blames Bush for driving it into the ditch. So he has tried for 5 1/2 years to get the bus out of the ditch. Sad to say, the ditch is getting deeper and wider.

Veterans are saying that the VA is more interested in cutting services and costs so officials can get their bonuses. That’s what you get when the government has any involvement in health care. Repeal Obamacare before it’s too late.

I think President Obama should donate 50 percent of the money the Democrat Party gets from his numerous fundraising appearances to the VA hospitals. They would then be able to hire enough clerks and bureaucrats to solve the problems.

Surely it would be a conflict of interest for a Kansas secretary of state to get a bill passed to allow manufacture of certain guns in Kansas, then invest in the company doing that. Evidently anything goes within the current Republican leadership.

I could have told the Minnesota Guys that they were making a big mistake investing in downtown. This is a black eye for downtown Wichita, where governments and large financial institutions rule.

I can’t take the pope seriously about his plea for wealth redistribution when the Catholic Church is sitting on billions in gold and other priceless artifacts. It would seem to me he is promoting a double standard.

There is nothing sexier than a man with a perfectly trimmed beard and mustache, and nothing nastier than a guy who lets his lip hair grow into his mouth and whose unkempt facial hair is a food and fly catchall.

If the garbage you’re listening to has to have an “explicit lyrics” sticker on it because it’s laced with profanity and vulgarity, then one thing’s for certain: It’s not “music.”

Columnist Leonard Pitts is a breath of fresh reality. He brings balance to other Eagle columnists who think wearing culture blinders is fashionable.

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