Tonawanda News

Opinion

November 13, 2013

Sound Off published Nov. 13

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Tonawanda News — •••

How interesting that Obama is still out there campaigning. This time he is trying to resell state’s on Obamacare, the fiasco Obamacare. Does this guy ever stop campaigning? And does he ever give press conferences where people can ask him questions on all the problems he has brought to this country. The answer is no. 

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This is to the person complaining about the bank robbery at First Niagara on Niagara Falls Boulevard near Kohls not being reported by the Tonawanda News. First of all, it happened in Amherst. This is the Tonawanda News it covers the City of Tonawanda, the Town of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. Excuse them if they can’t cover the whole country. 

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I attend council meetings in NT on a regular basis. And I’m a bit annoyed by the snickering that goes on when certain people have something to say during the audience participation. Maybe what they have to say isn’t important to certain city officials but it is obviously important to the person that chooses to get up and speak. So Mr. Andres, let’s show some respect. Because there are a lot of us out here that can’t wait till you are gone as you have done little for the ward that you represent.

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