SOUND OFF / July 16, 2011

Published 12:53 am Saturday, July 16, 2011

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

Yes, Smallwood is getting some preferential treatment. If you had city council members that lived in your neighborhood you would get it, too.

Most Americans have a government-issued photo ID. It’s ridiculous that the Democrats don’t want all American citizens to have a free photo ID to vote, bank and to receive government assistance.

Why are most of the Your Take pictures blurred? Surely, you can do better. I prefer the local photos of birds and flowers to what you are printing now. You have destroyed every section of the paper. Today was only six pages. I guess subscriptions are still falling. Wonder why?

What a wonderful story in the paper about Zack Smith’s donation to Eagle’s Wings. Thank you so much!

To the people that complain about beer gardens, smoking in restaurants and pets on the waterfront: Be careful, one of your rights may be taken from you, like banning children under age 6 from restaurants.

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