I said a prayer for the man in the black car, who was speeding past a gravel hauler on the curve north of Clyde Road on the double line and missed my car by inches as I was going home traveling north. Please slow down and obey the law.

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Picked up my Bottles, Brews & News tickets this week! The countdown is on for this awesome new event on Sept. 28. Can’t wait to try some new beer and wine while enjoying live music and the beauty of our community. Plus, it’s for a great cause — FARR.

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Does anyone know why the worst half of Lobdell Road was not resurfaced? I don’t get it.

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I don’t mind you picking through my garbage at 2 a.m. but it would be nice if you had a vehicle that didn’t wake up the entire neighborhood.

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NO ONE UNDERSTANDS climate. The data we have today shows climate change is due to both natural variation and human activity. Carbon dioxide is just one part of the human part of climate change.

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YOUR SPECIFIC IDENTIFICATION of the AR-15 as a target of restriction proves your ignorance of both guns and crime. But good job on learning and regurgitating the CNN and Democrat party lines.

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IMMUNIZATIONS ARE A matter of public health and sometimes can be the difference between life and death. Vaccination is the safest, most effective way to protect not only your child, but also our entire state from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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THE HOT LINE about Democrats not being Socialists is partly true because actually, they are closer to being Communists. All of the proposals by the Democratic candidates can be found in the Communist Manifesto. Yes, the Communist Party is alive and well in America.

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MANY AMERICANS ARE burdened by high healthcare costs. The liberal Democrat socialists demand free healthcare for illegal immigrants. It’s logical and not unkind to give Americans’ healthcare the highest priority with the limited resources available. That’s a privilege for being an American. Remember that in the next election.

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REPUBLICANS HAD FULL control of congress for Trump’s first two years. Many of them were elected based on their complaints about health care. Yet they did nothing. If you still have problems with health care, you should be questioning the Republican leaders.

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TO THE PERSON complaining about having to work two jobs to pay bills and feed his family. You understand that you’re in the position you’re in because of choices you made to get there. It’s not anyone else’s fault. Also, the Obama healthcare has hurt more than it has helped.

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NO MATTER WHAT folks say about Fox, CNN and MNSBC, they are the only ones that covered today’s 9/11 ceremonies live and in full. Channels 2, 4 and 7 ran regular programming. How sad they didn’t care enough to put aside their moneymaking priorities.

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THE GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE program saved ‘everyone’ money? Well, here in the real world, I know that my insurance cost and premiums went up thanks to Obamacare along with every single one of my co-workers who use the employer insurance program. My wife saw increases in her employer plan as well.

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TO THE HOT-LINER about the Texas gunman, what’s your source? Every media source I looked at said the shooter was denied purchase due to failed background check. The gun may have been acquired through a private sale. You can purchase almost anything via a private sale but that doesn’t mean it is legal.

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ALL GUNS ARE weapons. So are knives. A baseball bat can be a weapon. So can a frying pan. It is the intended use that determines the classification of an item.

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RED FLAG LAWS are a violation of everyone’s civil rights. They are punishment without proof or a chance to defend one’s action before the court. If your ex-spouse decides to ‘get even’ for anything they can claim anything with no proof required. Is this what you want in your community?

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GUN BANS? NO new law will prevent gun violence. A person intent upon violence for some perceived insult will always be able to obtain the means for revenge. As a nation with nearly half a billion people, you can’t lock up all the crazies. The way to cut down on violence is respect for all people and vigilance.

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OOPS, I MEANT three road entrances into the circle, two from North Road and one from Torrey Road.

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GUN PURCHASES: IF you think that more background checks will prevent illegal gun sales, when did more speed limit signs stop speeding? Does a bigger STOP sign make more people stop? You can’t stop human nature and it’s respect for the law that makes safe drivers. That and respect for other people.

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I WORKED TWO jobs for years to pay off debt and build a nest egg. Never felt like I had to, I wanted to. I doubt those working two jobs have any impact on employment numbers. Some people need to find fault with the economy simply because their candidate lost, which is simply ridiculous.

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FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES licensed gun dealers to run a background check on anyone who attempts to purchase a firearm. However, anyone who fails a background check can fairly easily purchase a gun from a private seller.

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SINCE WHEN IS securing a border considered ‘extreme?’ I bet you have a fence around your property.

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KNIVES, CLUBS, HAMMERS, rocks, guns, fists, cars, can be ‘used’ as ‘weapons.’ Statistically, guns are most often used as a deterrent to intimidate, not a weapon to injure or kill, and for sporting activities and collecting. Taking good private citizens’ legal guns wouldn’t eliminate bad people with illegal guns.

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I CAN’T WAIT for Halloween. I love all of the decorations.

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I SEE THAT Governor Whitmer’s ban on flavored e-vaping has caught on in Washington. Even Trump is supporting a ban. I guess the Republicans will be supporting her efforts now.

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NOT EVERYONE HAS access to a gun. There are restrictions. There are logical and legitimate purposes for AR-15 style guns (hunting, sport shooting, home defense). Most gun crimes take place with handguns. The problem with taking guns away is that you are taking guns away from legal, responsible gun owners.

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