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Sound Off, Nov. 7

Published 10:33pm Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

Unfortunately for us, in every crowd there is a crude, insensitive jerk. To the person who is complaining about taxpayer money being spent by the Coast Guard searching for the lost captain of the Bounty, this person would probably be the first one requesting help if there was ever a time he or she was in need. If anyone needs to go overboard, it’s this person. Sure wouldn’t want to be on a ship with him or her.

As of this past Wednesday, you reported nearly 1/3 of the eligible voters had voted. Why are you still running candidate profiles? You are wasting trees.

Why don’t the TV and the newspapers, when they print small print, print it at least big enough for somebody to read and don’t make it look like it’s smeared everywhere. You know, my eyes are going bad just trying to look at the TV and the newspaper.

I have heard a lot of the different Sound Off things about Walter Williams and I really hadn’t even paid attention to whom I was reading or something. I thought he was a bigot or something. He’s a pretty smart guy, black or white. And I hope that we will keep him in the paper every day. I don’t know that I see it every day.

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