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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am

On television there was a big splash because a host on cooking, Chef Paula Deen, used the N-word. I don’t see that word as that bad. I was raised in St. Paul, Minn., and it was 1925. I was of German descent and I was called a “Kraut.” I never thought anything of it. I think this subject is way overboard.

The president is on another vacation in Africa at the taxpayers’ expense. Guess he wants to get to his grass-roots because his trips don’t accomplish anything else — all talk and no action. Why isn’t he looking at the major things happening on the homefront? I’ve said it before: We need a good house cleaning to get us on the right track.

Gay marriage — what a big farce. Marriage is a bond between man and woman. Just read the Bible! God created woman as a partner for man, and anyone who thinks differently is a freak — enough said

Seniors, if you haven’t found LOEL Center you have missed out.come meet other seniors and find out what you’re missing. They have lunch five days a week and many programs to keep you busy. On Tuesday, they have Bingo. You can spend an afternoon and enjoy yourself. Check all the activities that go on everyday of the week. Check it out. Also, it’s cool on these hot summer days.

The civil war in Egypt is going strong and we as the United States still give aid — $1.3 billion. Who gets the money? The rebels who are overthrowing the government. Ask yourself, what’s wrong there? In my opinion, we should cut them off and look after our own.

Ira Senecal

Lodi

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