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SpeakOut 8-11

Monday, August 11, 2008

I'm sorry

I noticed today that our Democratic controlled Congress passed a resolution apologizing for slavery. I find it interesting with gas prices hovering around $4 per gallon, that Nazi Pelosi will not allow and vote on off shore drilling. However, she does find it necessary at this time of crisis in apologizing for slavery. What are the thoughts of our Speaker and what is our Congress thinking?

Dandy ditches

My compliments to the Missouri Highway Department. They've been cleaning out ditches in eastern Stoddard County using their excavator and a laser to check elevations. They do so much better a job with their laser. I appreciate it.

Works both ways

You tell us we can't have tinted windows in the front or the side of our car, but these cops have got dark, tinted windows. You can't even see inside them. How come they have tinted windows and aren't breaking the law, but if we have tinted windows, we're breaking the law? That works both ways. Now which way is it going to be?

Tourney talk

We enjoyed our stay in your fine city and were treated great by everyone. It would have been nice to add people to our squad too. However, after they were on other teams already eliminated. Sounds like sour grapes. But put the shoe on the other foot. Everyone else in the tourney felt exactly the same way. Wish you the best however and hope you win it all. Our nephew plays for the Iowa team. We have googled and searched and cannot find a tournament schedule online. More people might come to Sikeston if they knew when teams played.

Tan lines

I had an appointment to tan at TNT today and when I arrived there there was a note on the door stating that they were out of business. I've recently purchased a new plan and I was wondering if anyone has any information. Are they planning on giving refunds or how is that going to work?

Trash cans and castor beans

I'm calling about Sonny's Solid Waste. I just wanted to say they've been real good about putting the trash cans back upright after they've dumped them on Benton Street. They've been doing a good job and I appreciate them being considerate and doing that. I'm glad that the mole solution with the castor beans worked for the person that put it in SpeakOut. We don't have any moles either.

Stand up for U.S.

It would be nice to be liked by the world, the other countries. I believe that our presidential election is for the United States. I want a man that will stand up for the United States, not the world, because sometimes it's not the same thing.

Sew what

I am looking for somebody to do some alterations. If you do, leave your number in SpeakOut and I will call you. Have a good day.

Love seat

Whoever picked up the love seat on 223 East Gladys on Sunday the 27th, please give me a call. My number is 471-5684.

Molly fan

Molly, I enjoyed your columns a lot. Hope you come back next summer.

Christian conduct

It's interesting that, while political "conservatives" often preempt the term Christian for themselves, the Democratic philosophy comes closer to Biblical advice on how we should conduct our lives.