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April 9, 2014

Speakout: April 9, 2014

Wage

Regardless of tips, servers deserve at least the minimum wage because they make up the foundation of the restaurant industry. If owners cannot afford to pay their employees, then they can wait on customers themselves or go out of business altogether.

Tips

I work in New York for tips. I use these tips to meet my needs; however, when our French neighbors visit without tipping, I lose money and cannot meet my needs, so I develop deep resentment and contempt for all of Canada.

Ingredients

Most sodas contain caramel color and corn syrup, two ingredients that greatly increase your chance of getting a cancer, rotting out your teeth or simply multiplying fat-cell production.

Change

The thinking process in some individuals never changes. This lack of change fabricates weak minds and paves bumpy roads to the future. The ones who think witlessly never surface to the top in life, compared to ones who think openly and welcome different views.

Highway

Building a rooftop highway in New York is waste of taxpayers’ money when there are much better priorities to deal with. Quit asking the broke state and federal governments for money when we have a huge deficit. Let’s create jobs so taxes can be paid.

Marijuana

If marijuana was dangerous, people would be dying, like they do from car accidents, heroin overdoses, pills and other stupid decisions. But, in fact, it seems I can’t find one pot-related death. Some people frown upon dope, yet smoke two packs of cigs a day. Enjoy your cancer.

Insurance

These many years, my wife and I have only been able to afford health insurance for our children. Now that we finally have insurance, I’ve been treated for high blood pressure and my wife for pre-cancerous cells. Thank you, Mr. President, for Obamacare. We believe it may have saved us.

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