Opinion Line (July 5)

07/05/2014 12:00 AM

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I am greatly offended by the suggestion that Americans died in Iraq in honor of our country and God, and that some still think Iraq was responsible for Sept. 11. Iraq had nothing to do with it. The whole thing was based on lies about weapons of mass destruction.

Historical revisionism is at its worst when people who refer to the Iraq invasion manage to forget how Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, etc., all supported and voted for the involvement. There were 23 writs in Congress authorizing that war, passed with bipartisan support.

This IRS scandal is an incredible abuse of power. Americans in Benghazi died because it was going to damage Obama’s re-election campaign. Obama makes Richard Nixon look like a Boy Scout.

Impeach Eric Holder. Impeach Barack Obama. Only the gutless will not start the ball rolling.

Some people are quick to blame Obama for everything that goes wrong. I have nothing but admiration for the president. He has been criticized since he took office, yet he has kept his head held high above all the attacks. Can you say the same about yourself?

I don’t expect all lawmakers to have degrees, but I do expect them to know how to count. Unfortunately, too many are learning from Gov. Sam Brownback’s supply-side arithmetic book that tells them six minus four equals 10.

Gas prices – up a dime, down a penny, up another dime, down a penny. When are the people going to take control of these money-grubbing oil executives?

If we know “Rachel from cardholder services” is a scam, why can’t somebody file some charges against this company or group, at least for harassing phone calls? What good is the no-call list?

Will the Chick-fil-A in the new food court at the airport be open on Sundays? If not, what use will it be?

Does the city of Wichita have a time set aside as quiet time? I have a neighbor who started cutting his yard at 7 a.m. Maybe I should cut my yard after I get off second shift.

I am appalled at the number of people who walk dogs through the neighborhood and never pick up after them. Especially disgusting are the ones who leave their dogs’ calling cards on school grounds. Do those people send their children to play in outhouses?

If everything advertised as Angus Beef was Angus Beef, you would not see a black cow anywhere out in the pastures and feedlots. The best meat I ever bit into was from a Charolais beef farm in Ohio.

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