Opinion Line (Aug. 18)

08/17/2014 7:05 PM

08/18/2014 12:24 AM

The next time you buy something made in China, thank a government regulator.

The next time you buy something made in China, just remember that if you want to work for 50 cents an hour you can move to China. Otherwise, thank a union for better wages and benefits here in America.

The new Sprint CEO says he will “extensively” look at the company’s costs. If he’s any kind of decent human being, he will include his own probably massive salary package in the consideration for cuts. The suffering should be borne by all levels, not just the little working guy.

The Kansas Values Institute advertises that Kansas schools are closing because of Gov. Sam Brownback. Schools are closing in Kansas because people are leaving. They are leaving because there are not enough jobs. There are not enough jobs because schools are causing taxes to be too high.

At least Joan Finney made Bill Koch an admiral of the Kansas Navy. What exactly has Sam Brownback accomplished?

If Brownback’s vow to add 100,000 jobs follows his economic predictions, there are going to be a lot of “going out of business” signs going up in the next four years.

I’m amused at the left-wing editorials from around the state excerpted in The Eagle on Mondays. It’s interesting to see how far out of touch those editors are with the majority of their readers. Fortunately, their opinions don’t hold much sway when it comes to putting good conservatives in office.

To Leonard Pitts and others who cry foul on enhanced interrogation techniques: Shut your pieholes. Anything that doesn’t break bones, draw blood, dismember appendages or blind a cold-blooded killer terrorist is fair game when extracting information necessary for our country’s protection.

State law says that on multilane highways outside cities, vehicles shall not be driven in the far left lane except when “overtaking and passing another vehicle.” Please don’t lollygag in the left lane.

The Wichita Art Museum’s landscaping plan is beautiful, the regional weather this summer has been beautiful, and heading into fall is looking beautiful.

Maybe it’s just me, but few things are as satisfying as pulling on a brand-new pair of underwear for the very first time.

The later in the day it gets, the farther I have to stand from the urinal to avoid stepping in bodily fluids. Come on, guys. Would you do this in your mom’s bathroom?

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