Opinion Line Extra (Aug. 26)

08/26/2014 8:34 AM

08/26/2014 8:34 AM

Only Harry Reid could sit on more than 200 bills passed by the House of Representatives and try to convince everyone the House is doing nothing.

Is a person who is a socializer automatically a socialist? Perhaps some of our public figures need to be educated as to the difference.

In World War II, when I was growing up, there was a statement: “Slip of the lip will sink a ship.” Maybe that is what is happening in our nation’s capital.

So the left-wing idiots are dredging up the old lie about Bush saying the mission was accomplished, which never came out of his lips. Saddam Hussein was removed. These idiots will say anything to distract from Obama’s abysmal record of not keeping Iraq free from terrorism.

It’s so funny to see Gov. Rick Perry start wearing glasses to appear intelligent.

Gov. Sam Brownback has a tax plan whereby fast-food franchise owners pay no state income tax while their hourly wage employees do. This is discrimination in its worst form.

Westar Energy wants me to pay for its customers who use credit cards. I am tired of paying for services I do not use or will never use. In today’s world, the minority controls the majority. It is time for the majority to speak up.

Attorney general candidate A.J. Kotich is right when he says the state should not spend taxpayer money to defend unconstitutional laws. That Derek Schmidt insists on doing so shows he is a political hack who only seeks to use his office to run for governor.

“Heavy pot use in teens predicts disability in later years.” Read about this before you even consider making marijuana legal.

Just to again let you and the City Council know: 15 of my retired friends and I get together frequently, and we will all vote “no” for the new proposed sales tax. Bring it on. The City Council has been informed several times of our “no” votes. Retired people do vote in off-year elections.

I am thinking about submitting a bid to be the halftime entertainment at the Super Bowl and am asking for your help. Please be generous with your donations, I may need singing lessons.

Johnny Football has turned into Johnny Finger. All the Aggies are so proud.

What kind of world do we live in if I’m the minority for not ever having played Fantasy Football?

Diane Sawyer and Charlie Gibson: Please come back.

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