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Quickly, Oct. 31

Would you not think a nurse would understand why she needs to stay home so others don’t get sick from her should she get Ebola? She is a nurse. On Tuesday, Mike Pence was in Madison, Indiana, celebrating the opening of a bridge largely made …

Quickly, Oct. 30

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Let me think ... Someone has been to a country with an infectious disease or has been in contact with people who have been to such a country. Yet you think it is a violation of their civil rights to quarantine them when they get …

Quickly, Oct. 29

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Three cheers for Costco for resisting the greedy corporate trend to treat Thanksgiving as just another working day. Their decision to remain closed on that beloved holiday should pay long-term benefits. I’m sure employees appreciate their thoughtfulness. Two more outstanding columns from Fred Niedner and …

Quickly, Oct. 27

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Boy, I see the county doing street repaving in South Haven. Just wondered when Park Avenue in Wheeler was ever going to get that. It is like a wash board. Really get a kick out of all the Senate and House races. Most legislation takes …

Quickly, Oct. 26

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The NHL can build an entire outdoor hockey rink in a stadium in a matter of days but Deep River Waterpark can’t repair their ice rink cooling system before winter? Seriously? Free market, trickle-down economics, free trade, illegal immigrant and foreign guest workers, right-to-work laws …

Quickly, Oct. 25

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Please, let the election for governor in Illinois be tomorrow. I am so sick of hearing the names Quinn and Rauner. I live in Indiana and wish they would ban the ads from our airwaves. We have no say in the matter. Instead, maybe they …

Quickly, Oct. 24

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You’ve got to get a laugh from the TV commercial where Indiana state Rep. Ed Soliday’s wife claims that his support for public education is proven by the fact that, more than 50 years ago, he attended Valparaiso High School. Unfortunately for us, there’s nothing …

Quickly, Oct. 23

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I implore all voters in Lake County to vote all incumbents out of office. For just this election, vote straight Republican. Next election you can go back to voting straight Democrat. Let’s send a message to these incumbents that we are tired of their scandals …

Quickly, Oct. 20

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What is with all the raccoons in Hobart? As cute as they are, some are aggressive, rabid and damaging residents’ property. We are being invaded. Cry me a river about Republicans and Fox News. All Obama has done for six years now is blame Bush …

Quickly, Oct. 19

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Where are the honorable state Sen. Earline Rogers and state Rep. Charlie Brown on the issue of getting help for the Gary school system to pay its outstanding school bus service fees? If they cannot help, they should promote the process to allow the city …

Quickly, Oct. 18

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The mayor and her team have started meeting with the Gary police and fire unions. This is the first mayor I’ve seen taking action on a salary matter that is seven years overdue. Have to agree about the flu. I didn’t realize until a few …

Quickly, Oct. 17

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There is no reason for anyone other than the two people who are infected with Ebola to be concerned with getting it. What is more important is the flu, which killed 56,000 people in the U.S. last year alone. Get your flu shot. Gary schools …

Quickly, Oct. 16

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For those deeply concerned about the Ebola virus and who want to know more, there is no better book out there than “The Hot Zone” by Richard Preston. It’s by far the most terrifying yet informed book on the subject I’ve come across. Quip: Cops …

Quickly, Oct. 15

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Everybody needs to know that every time a cop pulls someone over and walks up to the car, he never knows if he’ll walk away alive. Because of this it’s best not to be a jerk. The Gary mayor is more interested in demolishing the …

Quickly, Oct. 13

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I think if I get one more phone call or one more piece of mail I will either not vote or I will vote for the ones who did not bother me so much. I’ll be snuggling my 22-month-old closer as I pray for the …

Quickly, Oct. 12

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Did he think by not doing what all of the rest of us have to do when a cop asks you to do something that he’s special? Clogging the courts with stupid lawsuits is not the answer to your problem. Does any one know if …