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Let’s make a deal

I think President Donald Trump should do the prisoner exchange with Russia. After all, the guy we have in custody is just a low-level pilot smuggling drugs. That’s not even worth one Marine.

Corps concern

As long as the Corps of Engineers is working to protect the pallid sturgeon, the piping plover and the least tern from going extinct, while they’re working on that, why don’t they bring back the dinosaurs instead of saving all the people, their farmland and their livelihoods? These things, I’m sure to the Corps, are much more important than people losing their livelihoods, their homes and all their surrounding farmland and territory.

Best and nothing

On the subject of the situation on the border, I think Trump is doing the best he can while the Democrats do nothing to help. If these people don’t like living in these conditions, why don’t they go back where they came from? The Democrats won’t give him money to build a wall but appropriated money to care for these people. Think of that.

Move on

I’d like to say to all you people who hate St. Joseph so much, and think that this is a horrible place to live, please move. Then the rest of us who do like it here will have a better place to live.

Way, way back

Yes, Trump certainly does stand behind our men and women in uniform — a long ways behind. In fact, he’s not standing back there at all. He’s sitting down, with bone spurs.

No concern

To those of us who are paying attention, the controversy about our director of state health is not news. It’s followed him to Missouri from North Carolina. He’s been the topic of controversy and lawsuits from the beginning. It just says to me that our leaders in Jefferson City are not really concerned about the welfare of the people, because this man is not good for the people of Missouri.

Card country

I’d like to compliment the editorial person who wrote the opinion in Sunday’s paper, “Permission to speak, sir?” I applaud this editorial, reminding the City Council they should be available for spontaneous speaking at City Council meetings. A lot of people have been intimidated by having to fill out cards in advance.

How much?

I’m getting tired of seeing this commercial all the time about if you play the Missouri Lottery, it helps the school district. I’d like to know how much does the St. Joseph School District get out of the lottery, or does it all go to Kansas City and St. Louis and other places?

Cut it off

I have a few comments regarding the shooting of illegal fireworks. My advice to the people doing it, please stop at a decent time and not into the wee hours of the next morning when other people have to go to work.

Send a bill

All the houses that are being demolished, the people who own the houses should have to pay for it. It’s their property, they didn’t take care of it, and they should have it demolished. If you don’t mow your yard, the city mows it and sends you the bill. So if they don’t demolish it and the city demolishes it, the city should send them the bill.

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Colo

Lying Donnie says he’s not a friend of Jeffrey Epstein but Dozens of photos on social media tell a Very different story!!🤡🤡🤮🤥🤥

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Sociallyunacceptable

So you want Fox to imitate the left wing media?

zzsnot303

cats_pajamas umm sounds to me you have two worthless degrees, anti american... wasted your free school money eh ?

cats_pajamas

When I was in college working on my advanced degrees, Obama came to visit. He assured many of us that those were excellent fields in which to obtain degrees. And if we voted for him, he would make sure we all had high paying jobs. I just don't know what happened. I can't get a job anywhere - they say I'm overqualified to work at McDonalds, even at Walmart. It's all Trump's fault!

zzsnot303

haha... you're just another fool that believed Oburner. that's what happened. stop blaming Trump for the misery you created for yourself. be a cook, a janitor, something you MAY be able to accomplish in your lifetime. The party atmosphere of college was a waste for you. Trump didn't make your stupid life, YOU did it

zzsnot303

cats_pajamas blame yourself, accept a job that has upwards movement whereby YOU can work harder and get better. blaming others is a waste of your time

Sociallyunacceptable

I hope you understand that cats_pajamas is satirical. Sounds a whole lot like gimme_more

jdw64485

Has anyone noticed it after 10am and nothing but clean discussion no insulting of other commentators. Let's see if it continues.

aj0201

“Democrat clown sho” isn’t insulting?

JohnQTaxpayer

It's the Truth. Try to grow a little spine.

JohnQTaxpayer

All the Leftists are still in bed following their LGBTQFA 'meeting' with Democrat leadership last nite. Colo & the gang will wake up soon enough, & civility will be lost, as usual

aj0201

Best and nothing, I believe it’s our people who are concerned about conditions. Why is it so troubling to want to provide decent care for fellow human beings?

jdw64485

I believe that care should and needs to be provided. But all care should be re-evaluated. Some it will be a life time care. Others it should end at some point.

aj0201

That’s what they do now. And nobody coming here illegally gets “life time care.”

jdw64485

How do you know they don't? One's who come here illegally only the children should get help. Not the adults. Not until they get their legal status.

aj0201

Good grief jdw, look it up. Illegals actually get very little in welfare. They aren’t eligible for much. They get emergency medical care when they first get here but that’s to tend to wounds and other immediate issues. They get fed some food. But none are eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, social security, SNAP, etc.

zzsnot303

provide care to citizens, NOT illegals. that alone will reduce migrant masses

Colo

Yes.... & Melt Down the Statue of Liberty!!! Build more Metal Cages for Brown children.... Republicans Motto

jdw64485

To find out how much money goes to Saint Joseph School District and Buchanan County. Go to the Missouri State Lottery web page you can find this information

WakeUpUS

'The Democrat 'Clown-Show' 2020 Election Platform' 1.) Tear Down the U.S. Security Border Wall. 2.) Kill Babies at the Time of Birth. 3.) Let Illegal Aliens Vote & Get Welfare. 4.) Teach Children They're Probably Gaye & Don't Know It Yet. 5.) Erase Memories of Democrat Racism in America. 6.) Eliminate the Electoral College. 7.) Bring Back NAFTA & the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreements. 8.) You Must Pay HIGH Taxes For Imaginary, unproven, 'man-made' Climate Change. 9.) God Doesn't Care How You Live Your Life. 10.) Identity-Politics/Racial/Gender/Class/Religious Division is GOOD. 11.) People Who NEVER Owned Slaves Must Pay 'Reparations' to People Who Never WERE Slaves. 12.) Guns Are Evil, Not the People Who Murder. 13.) Free Speech is GOOD As Long As You Say What WE Want. 14.) Our Opponents Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent. 15.) We Hate Donald Trump. 16.) hiLIARy is our Demagogue. 17.) Let the 16 Year-Olds Vote For Us. 18.) Let the Convicted Felons in Prison Vote For Us. 19.) If Elected We'll Promise to Give You Free Stuff. [tongue_smile][tongue_smile]

B4

The Democrats are working hard to get President Trump re-elected! [thumbup][thumbup]

beelog

Best and nothing---illegal immigrants stream north by the thousands. Which political party is inviting them?

WakeUpUS

The DEMOCRATS.

Marty_Chuzzlewit

Texas Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar is sending staff members into Mexico in order to coach migrants returned from the United States on how to exploit a legal loophole that would allow them back inside the country. Escobar, who replaced former Texas Rep. and current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke in the House, is sending staff members to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to find migrants returned from El Paso, Texas, under the ‘remain in Mexico’ policy, then coaching them to pretend they cannot speak Spanish to exploit a loophole letting them return to the U.S.

B4

A criminal case could be brought against Escobar but she has an ironclad alibi - she's a Democrat....

zzsnot303

and hispanic, and speaks spanish, and wants more spanish to be here

beelog

Corps concern--Well, it's about fairness. Why is the least tern endangered while the greater tern is thriving? How unfair! Let's get some equality here. Take away territory from one and give it to the other. Where are the reparations? Geez, you conservatives just don't care---you are r acist bigots, preferring the greater over the lesser. Where's Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar? Do they know about this oppression?

beelog

way, way back--(Trump)--thank you for your call, Colo.

WakeUpUS

way, way back--(Trump)--thank you for your call, munchman.

beelog

How much---(lottery/schools)---it may or may not help the schools, but it certainly doesn't help the players. How much does an individual spend to earn one small jackpot? I have a good friend who goes to Vegas 6-8 times per year and loses around $3000 on most trips. Occasionally he wins a couple of thousand. It doesn't sound like a good investment to me.

zzsnot303

keep in mind casinos are businesses. they exist to make money, YOUR MONEY. casino patrons, unless very disciplined, lose their shirts. only a few lucky people walk away winners.

jdw64485

Even those lucky few most likely lost before they won anything. If the truth was known their losers well

zzsnot303

definately agree. casinos are simply high priced entertainment

aj0201

Makes you wonder about how a person can bankrupt a casino doesn’t it?

jdw64485

Casino go bankrupt caused by poor business decisions. Not from the winning of the gamblers.

aj0201

Amen! jdw, you nailed it. Poor business decisions.

aj0201

So how bad a businessman must you be that bankrupts a casino?

jdw64485

aj, actually not very bad at all. Most casinos loose patrons on a daily basis. The casino's spends millions trying to draw people into their casinos. Besides the money used to gamble very little is spend on others things like food and drink. Casino's are their own worst enemy when it comes to their finances.

aj0201

Are you crazy? That isn’t true at all. Casinos are busier now than ever before. They make tons of money on their food and beverage. They are literally cash machines. And this is all documented. The American Gaming Association puts out an annual report. 2018 was a banner year for casinos and gaming in general. Don’t just make stuff up jdw. You’re better than that.

Sociallyunacceptable

We all know who you're hinting at. The fact is that quite a few casinos have gone bankrupt. The one right here in St Joseph was in bankruptcy and Trump was nowhere near that one.

beelog

Move on--The highways are all open again, the road is clear.

beelog

Cut it off---(fireworks)---the people who stay up all night shooting off fireworks are generally unaware that some people must work for a living. But I do wonder where they get all that money to buy the fireworks. Ultimately it comes from those who must get up and go to work.

zzsnot303

stupid people do stupid things. set a dollar amount to waste before you buy. when it's over, it's DONE, go to bed

zzsnot303

pssttt.they sell the EBT card to others for 50 percent cash, go out and buy fireworks, then blow up that 50 percent and end up with fun, fun, fun, but broke that month

B4

....and the kids go hungry for another month.

Sociallyunacceptable

Few things irritate me more than a thirsty child and a parent telling them no and buying cigarettes instead or lottery tickets

beelog

good observation. It is less how much money you have than how you use it.

B4

Great news! Food stamp participation is the lowest in 10 yrs. The most up to date enrollment data from the USDA showed that in April 2019, the most recent data from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), 35,993,281 individuals were on food stamps. (https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/resource-files/34SNAPmonthly.pdf) It's almost back down to where it was before the disaster of the Obama years increased the numbers by 70% and more than doubled the cost. #TRUMP2020!

aj0201

How is Obama responsible for an increase in SNAP participation?

cats_pajamas

Speaking as a Proud Democrat... I still don't have a job and I am still on food stamps.. I have 2 advanced degrees, one in transgender studies and the other in anti-American journalism, and I still cant find work... I blame you people and Trump.

zzsnot303

another thought... food stamps provide money AND stipulations. hooking at $100 an hour is far more money and the hooker makes the rules, not the government...

aj0201

Psssttt, the people shooting them off a few houses away from mine last night I guarantee didn’t sell an ebt card to get. They just tend to be unconcerned about people around them in general. He’s a local business owner and goes to work every day. Usually 6 days a week. But he was shooting fireworks til about 11:30 last night. They have fireworks three or four times a year.

Sociallyunacceptable

That might be true about your neighbors but I can assure you where I live it happens all too frequently by people who don't have any visible means of support

zzsnot303

and your neighbor doesn't care about your concerns, right aj.... there are those people also

Sociallyunacceptable

I've been approached at several gas stations offering to buy me something food related in trade for me buying them cigarettes and beer.

Colo

Megan Rappione....... Winning without Russian Help!!!

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