Thank goodness the weather is cooling down. Those five weeks of summer were brutal (yep, that’s sarcasm). I’m not ready for cold wind, slippery roads, high heating bills and snowed-in cars.

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Every generation, while in their 20s, believes they are the best and brightest ever, while their elders despair over them. Every generation is different, because every generation is the product of their time.

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Want a good, non-biased indicator on the health of the economy, pay attention to all the help-wanted signs posted at area stores. Lots of signs equal great economy. No signs equal poor economy.

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Thank you to the Holly Athletic Boosters. People do not realize how much you do for our athletes and school.

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I HOPE WE can all agree that an income-based fine for traffic violations would be amazingly good for the community, state and country. Also, I hope bureaucratic capitalism fails.

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IN REGARDS TO the Hot line in the Wednesday, Aug. 28 paper saying ‘Come on Fenton Crossing!’ Hair Play Designs is still open in the plaza behind Sagebrush.

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I JUST LOVE the people who claim their right to own an arsenal of weapons of their choosing is guaranteed by the Constitution, while quality, affordable health care is not. What is wrong about this situation?

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THE SUBJECT MATTER of a sentence is defined at the beginning of that sentence, not the end. The Second Amendment is not about gun ownership rights. It is about providing a means for a young nation to defend itself.

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JAMES BOND HAS approved our roads; ‘Shaken, not stirred.’

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ACROSS THE ENTIRE nation, the worst cities for poverty and crime have been run by Democrats for decades. Detroit, Baltimore, Chicago, LA, etc. Republican’s aren’t typically anti-equitable laws. ‘Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness’ doesn’t include cable TV, smartphones or flat-screen TVs.

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RED FLAG LAWS are a blatant attack on the second amendment. If an individual is deemed a threat, then why not also confiscate their ability to drink alcohol, drive, attend public school and move about freely in society? Because red flag laws are not about public safety, they are about seizing guns.

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WOW, SUCH HYPERSENSITIVITY from Democrats. Don’t like being called a Socialist? Address your complaints to your party leadership. If the party keeps sliding left, you are going to have to vote Republican pretty soon.

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IN THE TERMINOLOGY of the 1700s, a ‘well regulated militia’ means volunteers well equipped with their personal arms.

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IF YOU ARE speeding and riding my butt, I suspect you are late. Maybe try waking up 10 minutes earlier and then you can take your time. I did. Is your mind blown?

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ALL PEOPLE ARE created equal but it stops there. If everyone remained equal, what would be the incentive for creating new things? Would everyone be happy not to have any special goals to work for? That way, our society would have died many years ago.

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HOUSE BILL 4727, introduced by a Democrat, would require taxpayer money to provide legal aid for illegal or undocumented aliens subject to deportation. So, a person is here illegally and about to be deported and the people who are here legally are supposed to pay for their defense?

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BRING ON FALL. What a great summer, but autumn is the best season ever.

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OH YEAH, TODAY’S rich are those that have generated successful business and innovation and they have even more now that Trump gave them a tremendous tax cut. But somehow, the ‘poor’ are poorer. I never heard of the ‘poor’ having more than previous generations. ‘Poor’ is poor.

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LET’S HAVE A show of hands to indicate how many people with air conditioning in their home are going to set it at 82 degrees at night. The folks at Consumers Power must be losing their minds. And we all should be worried about the Green New Deal?

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Scott in Linden

I missed the amendment to the Constitution that anything to do with "quality, affordable health care". Can someone please cite it?

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