Opinion Line Extra (Sept. 4)

09/03/2014 7:03 PM

09/04/2014 12:03 AM

Back in 1951, when President Truman fired Gen. Douglas MacArthur, that is when I became a Republican. And looking at the present president, I am glad that I am a Republican.

President Obama is golfing while America burns.

Someone pointed out that ISIS declared itself to be a state and that Americans who fight for it should lose citizenship. Go further – treason charges for the individuals supporting ISIS and declaration of war against it as it claims to be a nation state.

Ostensibly our president was elected to elevate our international standing. Unfortunately, that hasn’t happened. Bush mustered coalitions of several dozen countries for Middle East fighting. Obama has been lucky to assemble a half dozen countries for his excursions.

You know the Republicans are out of ideas when they resort to complaining about the color of the president’s suit.

Our democratic form of government is the only thing standing between us and the handful of rich and powerful people who would otherwise run the country. Is it any wonder that those people want the rest of us to believe that government is evil?

The more proper name for conservative Republicans would be corporate Republicans. Their unified goal is to diminish our bargaining power. Yea, I’m voting for that.

The government’s helping poor people does not have any connection to the meaning of socialism. The government’s helping poor people is simply the responsibility of a civilized society. “Socialism” is the most inappropriately used word in the English language. Look it up before you expose your ignorance by throwing it around.

The U.S. has the highest corporate income tax in the world, and yet the imbecilic Democrats in Congress are whining that Burger King won’t be paying its “fair share” of taxes. They don’t understand that not all of the citizens in this country are as dumb as they are.

I think columnist Charles Krauthammer should run for president, since he seems to know how to fix everything.

When watching network “news,” remember that the announcers are not there to inform you or encourage you to think. Their job is to read what’s given to them, tell you what to think and look good doing it. They’re not crusaders for Truth.

Note to restaurants: A serving of bacon is two strips, not three or four, and a half serving is one slice. Let’s not get too fat.

As-seen-on-TV products don’t work. I bought some InstaGone, sprayed the wife, and she is still here.

The singer Chris Brown must have a fuse that is shorter than Chinese fireworks. That will not serve him well in the long run.

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