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November 22, 2017

To the senior citizen who lives in Northgreen complaining about the men who raked the pine straw in front of his house, the street is public property.

They can do that if they want to.

If the caller wanted it done, they should have had someone to do it earlier or the caller could have even gone out…

November 21, 2017

The new event center under construction does not justify a $40 million price tag.

$400,000 maybe but $40 million, never.

November 20, 2017

Oh for pity sake.

Of course the rich have it made in this country. The majority of them worked and saved for all the money they earned.

If they want to try to drive to the moon, then let them. Let them try to drive tomorrow if they want to.

We poor people can do the same thing.

You just…

November 19, 2017

When I say this in no way do I want to diminish the importance of anyone’s life because no matter how rich, poor or any situation in life, a life is precious and God given.

I know that it needs to be aired when these terror acts occur.My problem is the news media prolongs and keeps it running…

November 18, 2017

War is the biggest cost to the U.S. Treasury and there is nothing else that really comes close to it.

We spent $2 trillion in Iraq alone. We spent probably a trillion to blow up Iraq and another trillion to put it back together.

How insane is that?

The entire food stamp program is not even…

November 17, 2017

I would like to thank the VFW of Rocky Mount for adopting N.C. 97 west of town and doing a fantastic job of cleaning up litter on the roadside.

This area would look horrible without their efforts.

I wish more organizations or churches would adopt roads and pick up litter the way the VFW does.…

November 16, 2017

John McCain has come out recently and said that the four Army soldiers who were killed in Niger were killed because of budget cuts.

Sen. McCain, you should be ashamed of yourself. Even if you think that, you shouldn’t pour salt into the wounds of the grieving families.

If you want to get…

November 15, 2017

Liberals think that all evil resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

In fact evil resides at the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

Hollywood is completely decadent.

November 14, 2017

I am a U.S. veteran and I don't like all this racial divide in our country.

I have one question.

How can you hate me when you don't even know me?

November 13, 2017

Shame on the congressional representatives from Florida who tried to make political hay out of the call from President Trump to the fallen widow of the U.S. soldier.

You don't politicize such things.

That is out of bounds.

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