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Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015
Speakout (03/04/15)
A bill before Congress regarding our national security should exclude the Obama Administration plans to give 5-10 million illegals green cards to work. We already have 92.5 million unemployed. We can't afford to give them voting rights, drivers licenses, college education and health care that we can't afford ourselves. ...
Republicans show a lack of leadership (03/04/15)
Like many of you, I am sorely disappointed with the leadership in Washington, D.C., that has plunged this great nation into a fiscal and international mess of historic proportions. But the lack of leadership that disappoints me the most is the miserable failure and continued incompetence of the Republican leadership - and I use that term loosely...
SPEAKOUT (03/02/15)
I live on a dead end street with only 8 houses on the east side of the street. We are seniors and handicapped people with medical problems. After the recent snow, we had our driveways cleaned. We were able to get in or out as needed. Five days after the snow, a city salt truck came with a front blade turned toward the houses spreading some salt. ...
SPEAKOUT (02/28/15)
I don't know where in the world a woman gets that when she gets a divorce a man should keep her up for the rest of her life and they should just lay around and do nothing. That's the most ridiculous thing I ever heard of. Get out and get a job. That's probably why they got a divorce anyway, they were lazy and just sat around on the couch and wanted the best of everything and didn't want to get out and do anything. Good grief, that's ridiculous...
SPEAKOUT (471-6636) (02/27/15)
I am calling because I want to speakout about agreeing with the "Liar in Chief" on TV. I totally agree with this person about the so-called 44th president. He is totally no good as being our president. The other thing I'm calling about in is the "No name calling." I think it was very awful what you did. ...
SPEAKOUT (02/26/15)
During this hard and wet winter weather and this snow, I've seen neighbor helping neighbor everywhere I go. I have some neighbors that just moved here from Cairo, Ill., and came and insisted that they help me get my car out of the driveway. They shoveled the entire driveway. ...
SPEAKOUT (02/25/15)
I purchased a vehicle last year from Satterfield Wrecker Service in Sikeston. The owner gave me a verbal warranty on the engine, and unfortunately there were unforeseen problems with the big diesel engine that required it to be completely rebuilt. With no written contract, he kept his word and paid for the entire rebuild and labor which totaled in the thousands. ...
Speakout (02/23/15)
I'd like to speakout about the city of Morehouse. There are so many nice buildings that are all boarded up. We need a nice restaurant in Morehouse, so we could have a nice place to eat. We need these buildings that are boarded up, we need them with some businesses in them. I'd like to say to the aldermen and the mayor, get on the ball and clean the city up, get some businesses in here and make this a city again...
Speakout (02/21/15)
I was just wondering why if The Knead is sponsored by the church, why is it open on Sunday? Simply Swirled, Bo's Barbecue, Dexter Barbecue, Chick Fil-A, to name a few, are not open on Sunday. Why are they, as part of a church, opened on Sunday? I was just wondering if anyone can tell me where you can get rid of old cellphones you don't need anymore. Thank you very much...
SPEAKOUT (02/20/15)
I just heard our Liar in Chief on TV. He may be the 44th president, but as far as I'm concerned he's the No. 1 liar and has spent more money than all the rest of them put together. This is about the response to "That's a crock" statement that was made in SpeakOut. I don't know why you thought you had to call that person a moron. He didn't call you a name. He just made a statement. Just because you disagree with his statement, you shouldn't be name calling. You should be more adult than that...
Speakout (02/19/15)
I was wondering about the case in New Madrid about the beating that was supposed to have a hearing on Feb. 4. I've heard nothing about it. I just wonder why there's not been anything in the paper. We typically don't cover arraignments on assault charges. Any action will be included in the Associate Court Record from New Madrid County...
Speakout (02/18/15)
This is regarding the roach burger that they said was brought into the restaurant by the women who work there. How in the world would you know that? Why would you think a woman that worked there would bring a roach into the establishment? Maybe the roach was already there. I don't understand that comment...
SPEAKOUT (02/14/15)
I'm writing in response to these caregivers stealing from their clients and for not doing the work they're supposed to be doing in their homes. And what's even worse is when they take advantage of the elderly and handicapped. These care companies shouldn't never allow a worker to be in a home no more than two years at the most. And these clients shouldn't treat these workers like they're a part of the family. They sure won't do anything then...
SPEAKOUT (02/13/15)
I just heard on the weather that the weatherman was calling for snow on the 5th of February and that he liked snow and he hoped it was coming. Well, if he likes snow so much, let him go around and pick people up and take them to work. I'm not a snow lover. I slip and slide and have nearly slid into people. If he likes snow, then let him drive a bus and come pick people up and take them to work. Snow can be dangerous and can cause accidents and death...
SPEAKOUT (02/12/15)
Your editorial of Wednesday, Feb. 4 is just about the biggest bunch of b******t I've seen you put out. Union money and racial politics? Come on. Unions make up less than 8 percent of the workforce in this country now. Don't give me anything about union anything, because they are virtually nonexistent. ...
So much to learn about women (02/11/15)
Spending the last couple years around my girlfriend and her daughter has been quite the learning experience. The saying is "you can't teach an old dog new tricks," but I have been learning more than a few new tricks. The more I am around women the more I realize that there is a ton of things that I know nothing about. Especially when my girlfriend and her daughter were chatting with my mother recently...
Slow news week still had its bombshells (02/11/15)
By Washington, D.C., standards, this past week was fairly quiet. The week before, we joined with the whole of civilized humanity in mourning the barbaric murder of a downed Jordanian pilot by the junior varsity group ISIS. But this last week, the focus had turned to Bruce Jenner's "he-to-she" transformation and the well-earned departure of Brian Williams and Rosie O'Donnell from the airwaves...
Speakout (02/11/15)
My name is Darrel Cates and I am trying to locate Mickey Baker. I used to play music with him. I am scheduled to record in Branson and I would like to talk to him about using some of his songs. He can contact Edward Lesley or call me at 417-554-2218...
Speakout (02/07/15)
Why is it that Charter Cable cannot deliver a Super Bowl game without a dozen outages, the longest of which has been a good 20 minutes during the biggest game of the year. The outage was from Channel 6, WPSD in Paducah due to a house fire in Ballard County that was near one of their substations. ...
LCRA is clearing way to better community (02/07/15)
I have been a longtime supporter of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) and their efforts to remove substandard housing from our community. And now, as a member of that Commission, I am even more convinced that the removal efforts are clearly the best path to move our community forward and improve neighborhoods long neglected...
SPEAKOUT (02/06/15)
This is a response to "Emergency, dirty diapers." Someone was throwing dirty diapers on someone's property and they want the police to come out and pick them up. Are you kidding me? It's your property. You pick it up. I saw on the news this morning where all these new parents and little gals and stuff are getting worried about the price of Pampers. ...
SPEAKOUT (02/05/15)
I was wanting to know when they print telephone books, why can't they print writing a little bit larger for old people who cannot see? Are they afraid to use paper? Please respond. This is for the person who called to complain that they did not get a free plate of food for Thanksgiving or Christmas. ...
SPEAKOUT (471-6636) (02/04/15)
I've got a message for "Drone gone." It ended up in Washington on the White House lawn. It didn't quite get the job done. This is in response to "Free Ride," about depending on who you are everything can be free. That's not right. It does not depend on who you are, it depends on your circumstance. No job, nothing, absolutely nothing - that's how you get Medicaid and food stamps. It's not who you are, it's your circumstance...
SPEAKOUT (02/02/15)
Our country is experiencing a silent "coup." Communism's 100-year plan for world domination has enslaved billions of people in Russia, China, Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea. Muslims have over 1,300 years invaded the Middle East, Africa, Indonesia and Europe looting and killing, now forcing billions to accept sharia law. ...
SPEAKOUT (01/31/15)
This is to the woman that lives in the housing project. You are lucky that they gave you 30 days to get out. They gave me 10 days. Thank God I had a way to get me a home. If it wasn't for my kids, I don't know what I'd do. All they think of is themselves...