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Speakout 1/11

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

On Feb. 2, 1980, reports surfaced that FBI personnel were targeting members of Congress in a sting operation. The media dubbed the operation Abscam after the name of the company. Of the thirty-plus targeted officials, one senator, Harrison A. Williams, Democrat, and five members of the House of Representatives, John Jenrette, Democrat; Richard Kelly, Republican; Raymond Lederer, Democrat; Michael "Ozzie" Myers, Democrat and Frank Thompson, Democrat were convicted of bribery and conspiracy in separate trials in 1981. Democrats-5, Republicans-1. So, the conclusion would be that Democrats are five times as corrupt as Republicans. Democrat's political strategy has always been an eye for an eye, payback and punish. Democrats want to claim the label "moral authority". Face it. Democrats are politicians. Politicians are corruptible.

I'm calling about the smoking in the jailhouse. They got them in there. They got them locked up. They half feed them and they don't treat them right. Now they gonna take their cigarettes. Why? Don't take everything they got. I bet the ones that work there smoke. When they get home I bet you they smoking like a choo-choo train. Why take the inmates cigarettes? I don't think it's right. I just don't think it's right. Think about it when you get home and you get to smoking your cigarettes. Thank you.

I live in East Prairie and was watching TV and they were talking about taking cell phones to school. When school started in East Prairie there was an article in our local paper that stated there would be no cell phones allowed in school by the students, which I think is very correct. I agree with it completely. But, everyday when I pick my child up at school in East Prairie, I see one of the workers over there with a cell phone strapped to her hip. It is there everyday. I'd like to know what kind of message the school system thinks this is sending to the children. I think this should be addressed and cell phone shouldn't be packed on the hip by a worker at the school. I think she is an assistant teacher or something. I think it's wrong that a teacher should be allowed to walk around with a cell phone visibly strapped to her hip.

If anyone is interested in buying some arrowheads, I have a collection that I would like to sell. My number is 258-1514. Call after 7 p.m.

This is to the person who called in about the SpeakOut entitled "Got milk?" Jan. 3rd. Shame on you. Someone needs to stand up for the mother you are trying to belittle. There's absolutely nothing wrong with doing this in public. It is the most natural thing a mother can do, feed and bond with her child. Not to mention the health benefits and immunities the child receives. I do agree that all mothers should use discretion, but sometimes this can't be helped. A breast will pop out on occasion, under no control of the mother, blanket or no blanket. If you saw this mother's breast on one occasion, shame on you for insinuating that this is an on-going ordeal at school events. Too often people make judgments about others when they need to focus on their own problems. It's much easier to point your finger at someone else, isn't it? Although there is some controversy over how long a child should be breast fed, or to what age, just like other issues in this world, you need to mind your own business. You have a right to your opinion, but you should also be respectful for the decision that mother has made to give her child the healthiest start possible. If it is that bothersome to you, then I suggest you stop looking at her and set somewhere else next time.