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Sound Off Feb. 14

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“Dr. Perry, why are some of the schools recognizing students with A’s only? They have some of these children feeling as though their efforts aren’t good enough. I understand they want them to succeed, but they have to do better. We need to let these students know their efforts are not in vain.”

“If Trump is such a bad president, why do things seem to be getting better here and around the world?”

“A few weeks ago, someone wrote in wondering why we were losing people to other counties and asked the question as to why we also had unqualified leaders at the BOE. The majority of these people are somehow related to someone either past or present and that’s how they started. It trickles down from the BOE...”

“If you are military retired and wonder where your 2 percent COLA is, remember the government has not approved a budget for 2018. And the COLA was part of that budget along with the active duty pay increases. You may have seen a $20 increase due to the lowering of the federal taxes. And there may be another government shutdown on Feb 8.”

“GOP (Trump) memo, just shows why Trump needs to be impeached.”

“To the caller who used the word Snowflake- do you know what this word means? The Nazi’s used it when the ashes of the Jews were coming down from the sky. So are you a Nazi or just an uneducated Trump supporter?”

“Fifteen to 30 people employed by the White House are handling classified information and don’t have the proper security clearances. This White House is a risk to national security. When is Congress going to do their job and cancel this reality show called the Trump Presidency?”

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