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Updated: October 16, 2012 2:02AM

Cab vouchers

If you accept taxi cab vouchers from the Warren Township Senior Center and you don’t get identification of the person with the voucher, it will come back to you if they are stolen taxi cab vouchers. So cover your back and don’t let the criminals get away with anything.

Signing pens

Seems like every day on the newscasts we see Gov. Pat Quinn signing a new law to go into effect. And behind him are the proponents and supporters of the law he’s signing. He makes a small mark as part of his signature and gives the pen away. These are not 10-for-a-dollar cheap pens, but expensive and nice looking push-button pocket pens. He must give thousands of these pens away per year. Hey, governor, let’s start using cheap pens and save me some tax dollars!

Better off — not

In response to “Positive sign” in TOTC. It talks about how U.S. employers posted the most recent job openings in June and this is a accomplishment for Obama. I don’t believe that’s true because every time there’s an increase in jobs there are two jobs that decrease for each job that’s increased. A lot of people are out of work and it’s not getting any better. Motorola Mobility just announced that they’re laying off a bunch of people. You have to ask yourself when it comes time for the election, are you better now than you were four years ago? I can say for me and my family we were better off four years ago. So please, when you vote, think about that.


Regarding the TOTC item “The Trumpster.” Donald Trump is not an elected official and he doesn’t have to show us his tax returns. Obama is an elected official and he has to be a U.S. citizen to be president. I don’t think it’s out of the question to ask to see his birth certificate.

Shopping taxes

It’s amazing that people have such sarcastic wit. Mitt Romney shopping means that he’s paying taxes. With his income level at even 10 percent would be way more than 28 percent of nothing. A lot of people around here don’t make any money at all and are living off of my pocketbook.

The wealthy

Anybody who thinks that Democrats pay more taxes than Republicans are in need of psychiatric Obamacare real bad. Every person who pays taxes tries to find every loophole they can not to pay their taxes. The wealthy Democrats take the same advantages as do the wealthy Republicans. That’s how they got rich and stay rich, and you can take that to the bank.

Campaign pitch

President Obama went to Iowa the other day and told the farmers that the House of Representatives and Paul Ryan were holding up the farm bill that would give relief to drought-stricken farmers. The truth is that the House passed the bill two weeks ago and is being held up in the Senate.

Important vote

Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan. Is that the best you can do for vice president? It’s very important of the 99 percenters, who are not rich, to vote for President Obama.

Radical Republicans

Seniors beware of Romney and Ryan. These guys are out to trash Medicare, Social Security and all the other benefits for seniors. Don’t vote for them. They’re radicals.

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