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Sedline for Feb. 16-17

February 16, 2013

“Smithton school board members, please listen to the district patrons when you cast your vote Wednesday night.”



“Hat’s off to Mayor Elaine Horn’s column in Sunday’s paper and all those who volunteer. Instead of being so critical about how our city operates step up and volunteer. You, too, can make a difference.”



“Please leave God and religion in the American society. Our forefathers knew to do that for a moral and just country to live in.”



“I don’t mind showing a photo ID at the Air Force base, businesses or to vote. I have nothing to hide or be ashamed of.”



“All we hear is ‘Happy Valentine’s Day,’ but it’s not happy for those of us who have lost a loved one.”



“If everyone who reads Facebook would spend as much time reading the Bible, what a change in the world it would be.”



“Thank you for printing Deroy Murdock’s excellent commentary about the feds’ guns.”



“People, wake up. Other countries are warning us what happened to them when guns were taken away. ... It’s communism.”



“When Khruschev visited a farm in Kansas, he was asked if Russia would ever invade the United States. Khruschev said no country could ever invade the United States because the citizens are too well armed.”



“Well, I guess the president’s speech didn’t go too good last night because I see the gas prices went up again.”



“There’s no draw to people wanting to come to Sedalia. There is no middle class, there is the rich and the poor. The rich live out in the county and don’t pay taxes. It’s a sham.”



“Does anyone know where I can get some fresh guinea eggs?”



“I was wondering why that five-car wreck wasn’t on the front page of the Democrat the other day that would have made great news plus a big picture.”


“Here we go again. The city is holding budget talks and the only two departments they know anything about are police and fire. Nobody else seems to exist.”



“I was wondering if Ted Nugent is such a big-time conservative and NRA member ... how come he didn’t join the military?”



“I really enjoy the new format for the weather, and there is only one thing I find missing, unless I am overlooking it, and that is precipitation. (It runs below the weather graphic each day on Page A2.)”



“Barack Obama is setting himself up as a socialist dictator. First he wants to go after assault weapons, now he wants to go after your homes with a bill ... with state inspectors .. to inspect roofs, leaky pipes, electric, septic tanks, paint. I hope we have a revolution. He also wants health codes — that’s (garbage).”



“How dare Dr. Ben Carson, world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon speak truth to power to Lord Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast? Off with his head, I say.”



“So what, President Obama likes to skeet shoot. So do I.”



“Republican John McCain is pressing


Congress for approval of some $480 million in new assistance for Egypt. ... What about our own American economy? Why not spend that $480 million on our own


people?”



“This gun control situation is getting way out of hand, I believe, when really we should take away the match, because I believe it has killed more people than the guns even thought about killing.”



“I’m a nurse and I had worked 16 hours on my feet today ... and I read the story in the Sedalia Democrat about the Schmidts ... and it really brightened my day. I’m only 19 years old, but I was really inspired by the story.”



“When Stoney Ridge Village closed last year, we filled out the official Post Office mail forwarding change of address form for our parents, who had resided there. We received a letter from the postal service in St. Louis informing us that they could not forward personal mail from a business address and Stoney Ridge was listed as a business address.”



“I really doubt that this will be printed.”



“Well, I’ll tell you this much ... (30 seconds of coughing).”