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When my grandson was a small boy I watched him playing video games one day on what I assumed was an X-box. I asked him what was the object of the game and he told me "To kill as many people as you can.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:53pm

I can't be the only one who thinks like this. I don't care to read Keith Hansen's opinion every day. I want to see the opinions of several readers. I would like to see open forum back instead of reader opinion.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:16pm

The opinion offered by a writer on July 18 includes these words from a quotation attributed to Rev. William J. H. Boetcker: "You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:14pm

I recently received a mailing from the, "Just let them die," wing, of the pro-death party, trying to enlist my support for repealing the affordable healthcare act.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:13pm

On Tuesday Fed (Federal Reserve) Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the Senate Banking Committee. When Sen. Charles Schumer D-N.Y. was finished questioning Mr. Bernanke his parting comment was "get to work.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:12pm

The Dispatch's Keith Hansen quoted Wall Street Journal editorialist Stephen Moore in "Obamacare costs to fall mostly on middle class," July 3. Alas for Mr.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:54pm

How naive does Romney think we are? He keeps talking about how the super rich can't lose the Bush tax cuts because they are the job creators. Well, they have had this tax cut for a decade now.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:53pm

Discussions surrounding ObamaCare are keeping our focus away from the real problem we all face. Like a red herring dragged across trails to lead dogs away from game, we are being led to believe the Affordable Health Care law is still open for debate.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:29pm

Vote yes, on marriage amendment Vote yes! Target and J.C. Penney just lost out on any shopping I might have done at their stores. The word, marriage, at least in my dictionary is - "the union of a husband and wife" - man and woman.

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 4:29pm

The election I hear over and over again the phrase that our vote this fall will not be so much a vote for Romney but a vote against Obama. Reading between the lines this says to me that it is a vote for the lesser of two evils.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:24pm