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December 10, 2012

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The Eagle-Tribune

---- — One lump or two?

To the thief who stole the lights from my front yard in Haverhill: May Santa leave only coal for you this year! Shame on you.

Bah, humbug!

I just want to say thank you to the powers that be for ruining my son’s birthday. He was so excited to find out that the Haverhill Christmas Stroll was on his birthday this year. Well he was sad when he got to the stroll to find barely anything fun. Really, why is it every time the city has any fun things, they always change it and it ends up in disappointment? Signed: Unhappy citizen.

Double standard

Jamie Foxx, a staunch and loyal Obama supporter, was on “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend. He said something quite outrageous and inflammatory about his joy in killing whites in his upcoming movie and received huge applause from the audience. If I were Obama I would immediately disassociate myself from Jamie Foxx and would call for an immediate stop to that kind of inflammatory rhetoric. But I can guarantee he won’t. Where are Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson? Guess it’s fine if it’s whites you are killing. Absolutely outrageous and disgraceful.

Reefer madness

Oh, great, we have another new freedom so we lose more discipline. I am referring to the fact marijuana is now legal. This is going to cause more headache. Just watch all the trouble it will cause. That is why there is so much hollering about SS, unemployment compensation and all the other things that were added. These were added for the good of the people that needed them, but of course there are always the deadbeats lurking in the shadows to take advantage of them. Marijuana will be no different. It is going to be a mess someday, and you can take that to the bank.

Man up, Lawrence

Lawrence Fire is so undermanned and equipped it took 15 other departments from as far as Danvers to help at the scene of Friday’s fire and cover the city. Time to man up. The Lafayette Street fire could have been a lot worse.

Hungry hound

I hope that the owner of that poor dog that swallowed the heroin gets his stomach sliced. If someone did not feed you, you would eat anything, right? Your dog is trained to not eat or drink anything because it has to fight for your gang money. Your dog ate your heroin because it was hungry.

No competition

I find it a little comical that the city of Lawrence was only one of two cities out of over 300 that voted against the legalization of marijuana for medical use. Without being too politically correct, let’s face it, Lawrence has had its share of drug-related problems. I think that maybe the drug dealers are afraid of the government cutting into their business. Just saying.

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