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Updated: January 2, 2013 6:06AM



I have a friend who teaches school. She doesn’t think we should kill flies, because they have feelings, just like everything else. Good thing she’s union or they would lock her up.

Don’t call me “Hey, you” if you don’t remember my name. Fess up and take the hit. Say, “Sorry, I forgot your name.”

We’re on the doorstep of BP, and we’re paying more for gas than all these places where gasoline has to be shipped. Maybe their shipping costs are free, because they make up the difference by ripping us off.

If everyone would make less of a deal about which political party you prefer and put that energy toward finding solutions to our problems, we would be a much stronger nation. So much wasted time and anger for nothing except adult egos.

People seem little concerned that Lake County government has us in debt for more than $100 million and officials now want to borrow $15 million for next year’s spending. If you keep voting the same people in office, you keep getting the same results.

Recently, at a street corner, I saw a man with a sign reading, “Unemployed with children to feed.” Two hours later, I saw the same man walking down the street with a 12-pack of beer.

Remember those long hooks they used to yank bumbling vaudeville performers off the stage? I wish I could use one on Fred Thompson the next time I see him make a pitch for those reverse mortgages.

People from Indiana buy liquor in Illinois on Sunday, and people from Illinois buy gas and cigarettes in Indiana seven days a week. Looks like Indiana’s winning that game.

If you’re wondering who is hurting on Cyber Monday, it’s the local businesses. That’s who’s hurting.



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