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Opinion Line (Oct. 31)

President Obama announced that all U.S. troops would withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year. The American people will announce by the ballot box that Obama will withdraw from the White House by the end of next year.

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I believe in God, Jesus, the Constitution and the tea party. I am not crazy. Give up being nasty Democrats.

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Entitlements dull one's appe-tite for productive endeavors.

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How come Republicans won't believe in taking care of the Earth as much as they believe in the creator of it?

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I think it's disgraceful that Kansas came in 48th in energy efficiency (Oct. 21 Eagle). If only we would all join together and get behind Gov. Sam Brownback's efforts, we'd easily make it to No. 50. I mean, Mississippi? North Dakota? Well, at least we beat Oklahoma by one.

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Why do the Sedgwick County commissioners want to practically give away the Kansas Coliseum so someone else can lease it to the National Institute for Aviation Research? Why don't we just lease it to NIAR directly and eliminate the middleman?

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I'm not house poor. I'm health insurance poor. And with the price of food continuing to rise, soon I will have to decide whether to keep my home, pay my health insurance premiums or eat.

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When is the court system going to take responsibility for putting innocent children in the hands of abusers, all in the name of being fair to the parents?

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Sing the national anthem as it was written, and with respect for our nation.

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Has "God Bless America" become the de facto national anthem?

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Can anyone tell me why certain stores around town force me to listen to music and announcements in Spanish? Do they not realize they are part of the problem, not the solution? I think I will take my buying dollars elsewhere.

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I wish there were separate parking lots for huge SUVs. You cannot see around them to get out of your space. They should all be together.

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I am a cashier, not a therapist, so don't act surprised at my lack of interest in your problems. I don't get paid enough for that.

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Restaurant servers: Please be conscious of touching your face, messing with your hair, or rubbing or blowing your nose and then serving me my food. If you must do these things, do it off the restaurant floor and wash your hands afterward.

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