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Opinion Line Extra (Sept. 24)

I’m a lifelong Catholic and I have a message for the Catholic bishops. Your attacks on our president under the guise of religious freedom won’t work. I will be voting for President Obama in November.

Does anyone find it hypocritical that Hobby Lobby filed suit to resist paying for birth-control and abortion coverage for its insured employees, yet purchases merchandise from China, thus supporting the economy of a country that forces women to have abortions and limits families to just one child?

Socialism isn’t government providing communal things we all use like roads, airports, public schools and the military. Socialism is giving free stuff to people like food, housing, health care, and on and on and on.

Communism isn’t called communism anymore. It’s called whatever Obama wants it to be called.

In 1986, Libya killed Americans. President Reagan bombed its leader’s house. Libya was quiet for almost 25 years. Then somebody apologized.

The Middle East is on fire, we have Americans dead, and our president is missing in action. Is this the kind of leader our country is going to re-elect?

Does any other country borrow money to give to its enemies? Thanks a lot, Uncle Sam. You should have bought a dog. I’ve heard that’s the only love that can be bought with money. We really need a watchdog.

Mitt Romney’s candidacy is so disappointingly huge, it can be seen from space.

The leader of our great nation should a person with strong convictions who is forthright in his manner, honest and upstanding, knowledgeable, compassionate and charitable, to name just a few. So far, Romney has demonstrated that he is devoid of all of these characteristics.

If people think the only reason I’m voting for Obama is because he is African-American, does this mean that the only reason they’re not voting for the president is because he is African-American?

Can anyone rationalize a vote for an incumbent senator or congressman? Throw all the bums out. Put someone in who will at least do something. What a disgrace.

New evidence suggests Jesus was married – perhaps to a female disciple. But what if further evidence reveals he was married to one of his male disciples? That’s just something to consider.

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use is the answer to reducing the national debt.

Congratulations to the parking-meter cop at the downtown library. You can have a ticket on a windshield and disappear faster than I can go inside to get change. That has got to be some kind of record.