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Friday, July 29, 2016
Speakout (07/28/16)
Get your hands off my gun, Hillary. If black lives matter so much, why are so many blacks killing one another? That's what they are doing to one another. It's time that they opened their eyes and see what's going on with the blacks in this United States of America...
Speakout (07/27/16)
This is in response to "Not a mathematician," in regards to going into a restaurant and the bill was $16.24 and the person gave a $20 and then said here's a quarter and he had to call the manager to get his change. She wasn't confused. She thought that was a tip. Can you believe it - a quarter tip? That would be so insulting...
Beware of the left, both here and abroad (07/27/16)
As the political season heats up, we are beginning to learn the extent to which the progressive left will stoop to get their way. A massive batch of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee this week revealed an extensive, sophisticated and highly-orchestrated plot to undo the growing success of rogue candidate Bernie Sanders in favor of their anointed hopeful Hillary Clinton...
Speakout (07/25/16)
I stand amazed at the gullible stance that blacks and hispanics take on Hillary Clinton. They think she is for them. The truth is she would not allow her daughter to go to school nor college with blacks or hispanics. Nor would she encourage her to interact with them. ...
Polls don't always reflect voters' intent (07/23/16)
I'm not sure when polling became an "important" part of each political campaign but at this point in the cycle of politics, I have zero confidence in virtually any poll, especially national poll results. I have long been convinced that issues don't drive poll results - poll results drive issues...
Speakout (07/23/16)
I stopped at a small store on my way home from work. I needed a loaf of bread and thought it would be faster to stop there than go into a larger store, stand in line, etc. There were very few people shopping so I thought I had made the right decision. ...
Speakout (07/22/16)
Well, I see crooked Hillary got out of the email scandal. I knew that there was a reason why Mr. Bill Clinton met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on her plane one day last week. That woman purposely and knowingly lied and deceived us the American people. ...
Speakout (07/20/16)
I would like to speakout about the person who said that Hillary Clinton cannot tell the truth about anything. Donald Trump has took bankruptcy four times, so that makes him a thief. So we don't have very much to choose from - a thief or someone who hasn't told the truth. ...
New approach needed in facing our problems (07/20/16)
Given the warp-speed of rapidly changing world events, there is always concern writing a newspaper column two full days in advance to meet a publication deadline. Over this past weekend, as would be expected, I had hoped to focus on the GOP nominating convention...
Speakout (07/18/16)
Black lives matter chants - Pigs in a blanket, fry them like bacon. What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Right now. And they advocate their followers to go out and murder policemen. Obama has the Black Lives Matter group in the White House meeting with them. ...
Speakout (07/17/16)
Barack Hussein Obama, our first and last Muslim president. I would like to know how come Bush wasn't investigated on his email? He made lots of them. Also, why wasn't he called with all the killings of 9-11? He sure didn't show any emotion. He didn't act like he was surprised. ...
Government overreach extends into churches (07/17/16)
The Obama administration's constant overreach of the federal government continues unabated. The overreach is threatening our military with transgender mandates and the removal of all religious themes within the military. The overreach is threatening our education system with federal programs like Common Core. ...
Speakout (07/14/16)
I was checking out of a Sikeston restaurant today. My bill was $16.24. I put out a $20 bill, and then said, "Here's a quarter." This girl was so confused, she had to call over the assistant manager to get my change. Call Congress with your concerns. The number is 1-800-756-6191...
Speakout (07/13/16)
I'm calling referring to a house in Morley that has trash in the yard. I think the city needs to do something about it. This has been going on ever since they've lived there. I think the city needs to give them a citation.People from out of town come to visit the cemetery and they see this yard with all the grown up weeds and trash. ...
Some use tragedy to push own agenda (07/13/16)
By any definition, this past week has been both tragic and unsettling in countless ways. Yet by now we have come to reluctantly accept the growing polarization along racial lines that erupted once again this week. Pundits galore have opined with their views on the underlying cause of this division and yet, even in the arena of competing opinions, there remains a deep divide...
Speakout (07/11/16)
America has officially slipped down Alice's rabbit hole. Up is down, down is up. Women are men, men are women. Transgenders, before the new extreme were referred to as cross dressers, are now allowed to serve openly in the armed forces. The national news also stated that men who are wanting to be women, will be using the women's showers and restrooms and vice versa. ...
Speakout (07/09/16)
I'm calling in regard to the SpeakOut, "I'm watching you." Just because someone does not look disabled does not mean they're not. My son, he's not 6'6'' or 6'8" and doesn't weigh 225 pounds, but he is 100 percent disabled due to a transplant. To look at him, you would never know it. So looks don't mean they are not entitled to park in the handicapped area...
It isn't the guns but mindset of shooters (07/09/16)
Like everyone else, I (hopefully) get up every morning and go about my daily routine. Our days are built around our own personal priorities - family, work, church, etc. All of us would like to think we are doing the right thing - we volunteer, we try to help others in need, we try to be honest and we know the difference between right and wrong...
Speakout (07/08/16)
I just read your story about the hiring of a Chamber of Commerce director/economic development director, Mr. Sellers from Arkansas. Congratulations to him. We, as taxpayers, have a question. Your story did not spell out what his salary would be or what his benefits would be which we taxpayers pay for. ...
Far left seizes control of Democratic issues (07/06/16)
Just four short years ago, when Barack Obama was running for re-election, the Democratic Party platform addressed the sticky question of illegal immigration this way: "Undocumented immigrants should 'get right' with the law, learn English, and pay taxes in order to get on a path to earn citizenship."...
Speakout (07/06/16)
We've been reading about this transgender issue for 3 months, starting in North Carolina. No authority has ever defined the difference between a transgender and a transsexual. Is it possible for your column to address the difference between a transgender and a transsexual? I believe it is an operation...
Nixon's budget cuts are welcomed effort (07/02/16)
Gov. Jay Nixon looked more like a small-government, conservative Republican than a big-government Democrat this week when he sliced $430 million from the recently approved state budget. And, I like what I saw. You can argue all day long about the specifics of the Nixon budget cuts but what you can't argue is that Nixon wants the state to tighten its financial belt...
Speakout (07/02/16)
This is to "Honestly," who said if you are a Christian you should be honest and not play hypocrite games, and that it's wrong if Democrats do it but alright for Republicans because that's they Republican way. You never say if you are a Christian or not. No Christian could vote for a Democrat, a party this bent on destroying our Christian values...
Speakout (07/01/16)
Sikeston Elks Lodge is once again sponsoring the Fourth of July fireworks display for the community. It will be held at the old Bootheel Golf Course and will begin at dusk. We want everyone to come out and enjoy the display. Thank you for checking on us and seeing if there is someway we can get rid of these IRS telephone scams. ...
Speakout (06/30/16)
It is a crying shame what has happened to all these Noranda employees, their families and the communities due to the closing of Noranda. But more importantly, if these employees had not voted for Obama, they may still have their jobs today. It is the Obama regulations, the EPA regulations, the willing effort to move our corporations out of the United States that has caused Noranda's closure. ...