The woman that put in there about the people talking about them being on Medicaid. There are a lot of people that need Medicaid but there are a lot of people who are getting that don't need it. They get their heat bill partly paid, they get their insurance, they get their medicine for nothing. They get food stamps, and if you don't believe they get food stamps, go to the grocery store and shop. A lot of people live on a lot less than they do. I wonder what they spend their money on if you don't have to buy food, pay no insurance and pay nothing for medicine, hardly? They have a lot of money to spend. If they had to live like people who worked all their lives and on Medicare, they would find out how hard it is to live. Besides, if they had worked a little when they were young they might be drawing more. Most of them, under the Democrats, they didn't work much so they could draw more and they wouldn't have to be on Medicaid.
This is in response to the "More Facts" that is in Sunday's paper that is in response to "Back to Jail." I am a prison employee and have been for many years. They are complaining about the lack of medical care that offenders receive in prison. They need to realize that most of these offenders had no medical care on the street so when they come into the prisons they think all the problems they have had over the years should be fixed. That is not the way it should work. We are fixing them from many years of meth use, and many other medical and dental problems that they had. All of sudden it is the prison's fault or medical services fault that they are not being taken care of. That is not true. They are being taken care of the problems that are presented to our medical services. They are having a peachy time during incarceration because they are responsible for absolutely nothing except themselves and most of them have problems with this and it is parents like this who do nothing to promote it. So what if he has to buy his own stamps to correspond with his family. Yes, where their money comes from is none of our business beside the fact that if their family aren't working we are the ones taking care of these offender's families because we are taxpaying citizens and they are living on welfare and bringing drugs into these offenders. The problem with most of the offenders we have in prison in the state of Missouri is because they have never been made to be responsible. When these parents whose sons are in prison and they complain they are victims, you know what, maybe if you hadn't been covering for them all these years they might have been more productive citizens and making a living instead of giving their parents their version of what goes on inside. It is the same thing they did on the street, they only tell them what they want them to know. Their parents never stop and look back and say hmmm, it is always someone else's fault, shouldn't I see my son has a problem. As far as prisoners suing at the drop of a hat, you are right they can't. But there is a process they have to go through.
I would like to Speakout about the city of Miner and an ordinance issue about all dogs should be on a leash and they have a black dog running around city hall and sometimes riding in the back of the city pickup truck without a leash on it. We have to abide by the ordinances so I think the city employees should have to abide by the ordinance.
Will the lady that came over and got the bathtub and commode, would she please call me. She knows my name and she knows my number.
You are always griping about Medicaid. I'm an elderly person on Medicaid. I have lost filling in my tooth and I can't even find a dentist in Sikeston, New Madrid or anywhere that will even take Medicaid.