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Speakout 9/1

Friday, September 1, 2006

I was just reading the newspaper and saw where they placed an article on the front page about a child getting bit by a pit bull. I was just thinking that if that was any other kind of dog it wouldn't even have been in the paper and they wouldn't even have put what kind of dog it was and that's why pit bulls have the reputation that they do because of the media. It's not the dog it's the person that owns it. The pit bull having a stronger jaw doesn't mean he's more likely to use it. That's ridiculous for placing something like that on the front page of the newspaper.

I'm calling about the dental insurance. My husband and I have been married for 25 years. We are raising two daughters. I work full time and he works full time and we have never in 25 years had any kind of dental insurance and I really don't understand the mentality of our country that the working people who are paying everyone's bills can go without dental insurance, but the people who choose not to work, choose to draw a check, expect me to pay for their dental insurance. If I was going to pay for somebody's dental insurance, it would be for my own family's and my children's. Good luck to you.

I'm calling about this Michael Jensen's piece in the paper about looking for the solution to illegal immigrants. You know I can remember, I am an older person than most people, some peoples younger than me not very many older than me, but I'm looking at the solution we had years ago. The only way you could get into this country was through New York, San Francisco out there. Now they are coming in and out of here like flies. And all of this stuff that is coming across the border, even going to Canada to get here, that should have been stopped years ago. Our country don't need to keep every deadbeat in the world living. I think when they come here there should be no welfare whatsoever. If they are caught stealing, do like they do in Turkey, cut their finger off. That might help some. If they get caught two or three times, cut their hand off, that would really stop them. Then send them back where they came from. Mike did write a good article and I just did want to tell him and thank him for writing it on our immigration problem.

I wanted to complain about the way Sikeston Kindergarten is making the car riders leave after school. My daughter gets out at 3:30 p.m. and by the time I pick her up it's almost 4 p.m. This is ridiculous. I can't afford to burn up my gas waiting in line 30 minutes to pick her up. When I park and walk to go and pick her up inside one of the school workers told me I couldn't do that. Something needs to be done about this issue quickly.