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Sound off, Nov. 20, 2014

Published 8:35pm Tuesday, November 19, 2013

To whoever called in and said they want to bet that those who didn’t vote will scream the loudest when elected officials in the county and seven municipalities vote for something that they don’t like: well, it don’t matter whether you vote or not. If you pay taxes, you’ve got a right to holler about what they spend money on. If you want to vote, vote. If there aren’t people on there you want to vote for, don’t vote for anybody.

We’re still waiting for our jobs in eastern North Carolina. Where are the jobs that Gov. McCrory has promised eastern North Carolina? The governor is lying. He did not keep his word, and we should remember that.

I’m concerned over not getting my mail. You see, I live in Smallwood and it seems like it’s getting later and later.

I’ve decided what I’m going to do about Obamacare. I’m going to pay the penalty and not get the insurance for the Affordable Care Act. Yes, I need insurance. But I can’t afford it. That’s why I don’t have insurance now. It’s kind of stupid, this whole thing. Penalty for the year: way cheaper than the monthly premiums for insurance. I want other people to think about it, too. Boycott the system. Maybe we could run this Affordable Care Act out of business. Don’t have nobody signing up, nobody in the system, the system breaks down.

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