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Updated: June 16, 2013 6:03AM



Let’s put real criminals — like bankers — on the chain gangs

Russell Beals — Love the idea of bringing back chain gangs to our prison system.

Rather than griping about nickels and dimes why not start putting the REAL criminals in chain gangs — how about the Wall Street whores and Big Bank thieves — the cost of their extremely illegal activities range from $6 trillion to $12 trillion.

Throw in a couple unfunded wars at $17 trillion and counting plus another $2 trillion for tax cuts — what did you say our current deficit was, $16 trillion? — not bad considering the circumstances.

My point is please forget about thousands and even millions — think in trillions and go after the big pigs hard and yes put them in prison chain gangs.

In most civilized countries these animals would be looking at the death penalty.

Wil Struggard

Lowell

Why did business people, lt. governor meet in secret?

Lt. Gov. Ellspermann has visited Northwest Indiana implying that she wants to get to know the area and its officials as well as its problems! But some actions by her raise some doubt about her motive for being here. The glaring worry is that her meeting with local officials and business members was closed to the public. If elected public officials attended this meeting it raises the question, why are these officials

Involved in discussions behind closed doors that impact the voters that elected them without any openness as to what was discussed?

If the lieutenant governor and government officials are discussing any problems of a public nature with private business groups behind closed doors in a secretive manner a full explanation is in order to Indiana citizens and voters!

Gerald E. Jawor

Hobart

Don’t let anyone change the Constitution, destroy U.S.

I notice that the pretentious potentates trying to take our guns away are now trying to destroy our Second Amendment gun rights, and turn us into victims of criminals, by destroying our U.S. Constitution by organizing a U.S. Constitutional Convention, also known Con-Con, among our states.

So, the subversive elements who hate our country will have a chance to gut the Constitution to pieces. Their efforts will destroy our country and our enduring Constitution, which has proven to be the most liberty-minded in history and has repeatedly saved our country from enemies throughout history. I wish to urge all Americans to contact their state representatives and say no to a Con-Con!

Ed Nemechek

Landers CA



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