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Letters to the Editor

August 30, 2012

The Romneys, Isaac and Samuel Jackson

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God bless America, and how's everybody?
Mitt Romney plans to reveal his life story at the GOP Convention when he accepts the nomination for president. He's a man committed to one woman who doesn't drink or smoke or ever use caffeine or drugs. After the speech Prince Harry will deliver the rebuttal.
New Jersey's delegates put Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan over the top on Tuesday. All conventions are jokes but this one lays it right out. An auditorium full of Protestants nominates a Mormon and a Roman Catholic and a hurricane named after a Jew happens by.
Hurricane Isaac approached Louisiana Tuesday night carrying eighty-mile-per-hour winds. The federal response was swift. Before it arrived, President Obama ordered FEMA to begin running TV commercials showing Paul Ryan pushing granny into the storm surge.
Mitt Romney arrived in Tampa for the GOP Convention Tuesday, leading in the polls for president. His numbers are definitely improving. According to one poll, his support among African-Americans is zero percent, but that's up ten percent from the month before.
Ann Romney gave an interview to Fox News Sunday in which she described how she and Mitt like to shop at Costco. It makes total sense. It seems only right that of all the huge discount stores, Republicans shop at the one which requires you to be a member.
Mitt Romney drew howls of disbelief from Democrats Sunday when he confirmed his wife's statement that they shop at Costco. However, it's true. Just the other day Mitt Romney was comparison shopping at Costco because he's thinking about buying WalMart.
Tropical Storm Isaac officially became a hurricane as it headed toward New Orleans Tuesday. The storm surge was the biggest fear. Democrats rushed FEMA to the Gulf of Mexico and Republicans ordered Chris Christie to cancel his morning swim in Tampa Bay.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about food prices. Are you paying more than you were last year for certain food items? According to a survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, "the cost of 16 food items" increased by 3.5 over 2013, as reported by the Des Moines Register. So, the question of the week is, "Are you feeling the food price increase pinch?"

A. Yes, and it hurts.
B. No, I don't feel a thing.
C. Not sure.
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