SOUND OFF July 15, 2012

Published 6:27 pm Saturday, July 14, 2012

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

Once again, kudos to Gene Lyons in the column about public responsibility. Congratulations, Gene. People, if you have insurance, you can keep it. Don’t’ believe the lie that you won’t. If you’re a small business and you give health insurance for the employees, you get a tax credit. Don’t believe the lie. No illegal immigrants are entitled to the insurance. Once again, learn the insurance policy or if you want to call it Obamacare. It’s good. It’s good for Massachusetts — Romney created it. It’s a shame he now wants to get rid of it for the rest of the country.

If I can’t afford to buy insurance, how does Obama think I can afford to pay a fine?

Brian and the rest of that staff that wrote that article on the sports page “An inspirational effort,” that was one great article. I thank you very much for writing up that article. It gives folks a real uplift. It made me cry when I read it. Thank you, Brian, for a very good article. It appreciate it. God bless, y’all.

Well, it’s always about the deadbeat dads. When are Beaufort County, Pitt County, going to start doing something about deadbeat moms?

Why can’t the Daily News print the ongoing journal of Steve Ainsworth’s interesting journey and the incredible pictures as he hikes the Appalachian Trail? Thank you Steve for sharing this amazing journey with us.

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