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Sound Off, Nov. 16

Published 9:38pm Thursday, November 15, 2012

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

Attention state employees who just received a letter about your Blue Cross/Blue Shield drug plan being changed to Medicare D: If you wish to keep your Blue Cross/Blue Shield drug plan, you need to phone 1-888-234-2416 before Wednesday and be sure to have your Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance health card handy when you call.

Can someone explain why gasoline jumped 18 cents a gallon the other day? There’s been no rise in oil prices in the news, and Greenville’s gas prices are still at $2.34.

This is in regard to the Turnage Theater. I hope the city can find some way to buy it. It belongs here. I’ve been going there for 80 years, and I would love to see it stay. I love that place.

Why did you bother putting in an article about the magnitude of the October deficit in Wednesday’s paper? Who cares as long as the free stuff keeps coming.

So glad that eating column is gone, for whatever reason. It was lame. Now, let’s get rid of Ms. Pollock’s and Mr. Houston’s columns for being just stupid. I like Mike Voss’ column. His column can stay. Maybe get rid of Walter Williams’ column, too.

Could somebody please get word to Washington, D.C., to have the president do his speeches and mess up some other TV time other than when “The Young and the Restless” is on? That comes ahead of the president.

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