SOUND OFF: 3/11/12

Published 5:13 pm Saturday, March 10, 2012

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

I guess the pour souls will get more respect in Oakdale Cemetery than they do now from the church on Second Street. The only thing I see is children playing on the graves, sitting on the graves. I even saw one urinate on a grave.

As a direct result of Hurricane Irene, I must now sell my home that I’ve lived in for more than 50 years because I cannot afford to fix it. Insurance wasn’t enough. FEMA did what it could. Hurricane Irene will always be remembered by me as God’s wrath. It destroyed me physically, mentally and financially. So, now my home must be sold, and I must pack my bags and go.

Older people in this area: be very careful when checking out of supermarkets. Check to make sure that everything you bought and paid for is in your cart or in a bag that you’re carrying out of the store. My wife and I, in the past few months, have had to return to a supermarket because we were shorted items we had paid for and were not with us when we got home. This is probably our fault, but, on the other hand, when we returned to get the items replaced that we had missed, the clerk on duty was off duty, the items we had missed were no longer on the counter or under the counter. That makes me wonder. So, older people, take your time, don’t let people push you. Check to be sure you have everything you paid for before you leave the counter.

Oh, no. The poor man who has to support a child he fathered. Perhaps he should have used a form of contraception. It exists, and it’s easy to find. Or, did he forget that it takes two to conceive a child?

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