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Speakout 10/28

Thursday, October 28, 2004

I have been following the $6 million project at Ste. Genevieve and I think it will be very important to that area as well as the surrounding area for probably 125 miles. This will mean lots of jobs. It's too good an opportunity to pass up. You environmentalists need to get off your high-horse and be reasonable for that company. I feel in my heart like they will do everything possible to make it environmentally safe. The place is good to the river, good transportation, lots of limestone rock west and north of Ste. Genevieve and that will be very important in making cement. I want to hear more good on this. Whoever is elected governor of Missouri, give your attention to projects like this and give us your support down here in the Bootheel. We've been neglected by Jefferson City for too long. I feel strongly that we'll get some help from Washington, D.C., regardless of who is elected president.

Eyes are watching vandal

To the young man who was seen trying to pick the lock and get into my Toyota, and who then stole the hubcaps off of it, I hope you enjoy them because you can't do anything with them. You just did that for meanness. You are going to be watched from now on. I have alerted people and told them if they see you to let the police know and to call me. So don't do anything else to my car. Straighten up!

What's the difference between charging $50 for a sheet of plywood or 10 times the amount for flu dosages? Plywood is available; flu vaccine is not.

Well, the old saying is true, that the law is for the bad. That goes for the flu shots. Honest, hard working people can go to the devil and let the people in prison in Charleston get flu shots. Of course, they all have it made over there.

An Associated Press article from Washington, D.C., explained the reason why this was done - to prevent flu epidemic. You can read the article in the Oct. 19 Standard Democrat.

"Not a pretty sight" was published in the Oct. 18 paper in SpeakOut. I'm a working person and I may not be home after the garbage truck runs. So you be a good Samaritan and put my trash can up under my garage or carport for me.

When I walked into a Sikeston store and saw an inflatable witch at the entrance. This image is displayed elsewhere in Sikeston. The Bible says the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom and people say Halloween is "kids' night." Think about what you are teaching your children. Exodus 22:18 says , "Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live." Also, please read Deuteronomy 18:10, II Chronicles 36, Revelation 18:23. Jesus said, "If you love me, keep my commandments." St. John 12:46, Jesus said, "I come as a light unto the world that whosoever believeth in me should not abide in darkness."

I'm a senior citizens and missed the puzzles in Monday's paper. Today is Tuesday and there wasn't one in yesterday. Please put the puzzles back in the paper. It gives me something to do.

Who is going around town tearing up Democrat political signs? My sign was stolen and my neighbor's sign was torn up. Another neighbor's sign was also destroyed. This isn't right. We have the right to display our signs, no matter if it is for Republican or Democrat candidates. Isn't this the same thing as vandalism? If I catch them, they will be arrested.

Why is city hall closing an hour early on Tuesdays and Thursdays? They just got a huge, huge raise in their salaries the first of this year and now they're already cutting their time.

City hall closes at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for cleaning. The city no longer contracts cleaning services and the staff at city hall does it.

The seniors are going to get a little raise and they taking out more for Medicare. The reason they're taking out more for Medicare is because so many on Medicare don't pay a premium at all. Then they have Medicaid. That's why the working people have to pay so much for Medicare.