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Opinion Line (Nov. 1)

OK, the rich and successful millionaires give up. The Wall Street protesters win. We're going to sign an armistice with the protest organizers and agree to earn $40,000 per year. Everything will be fair now. Maybe you can hire us.

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What scares me is that the Wall Street occupiers might vote.

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We, the 99 percent, should show our disgust with government by voting all incumbents out of office, and keep doing it until they get the message: Work for the people, not corporate America and the top 1 percent.

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Thank you, President Obama, for encouraging us to improve our infrastructure and for stimulus money. Wichita is becoming a pleasant place to drive around in.

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Obama can definitely talk the talk. But when it comes down to walking the walk, he fails miserably.

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The economic recovery was headed in the right direction until Republicans took control of Congress and started blocking all legislation that did not favor the rich.

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Doesn't Sedgwick County Commissioner Karl Peterjohn know that you have to pony up the dough to get close to congressman Mike Pompeo? You pay the money, and then you get to talk to him and tell him what you need to get done. It didn't take Pompeo very long to learn how to be like all the rest of those jokers in Washington, D.C.

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Peterjohn should realized that they don't call him Mike "Pom-pay-to-play-o" for nothing.

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Note to gun-control people: It's over. You get to go sit at the same table as racists. We're not going back there.

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The planned Heartland Preparedness Center has many pluses. However, I have concerns about putting so many eggs in one basket, and above ground. Building partly or entirely underground, or with high berms around the exterior walls, might offer some protection from tornadoes and terrorist attacks, plus save on heating and cooling.

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Go, Wichita Thunder. It's great to have an event at Intrust Bank Arena that I can afford to take my whole family to.

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Once again K-State suffered from premature elation.

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I miss the days when Halloween was about showing your costume to everyone rather than your cleavage.

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