The Mercury’s Sound Off from Sunday November 28 – The Mercury

Ahmaud Arbery’s dad couldn’t have said better: “For real, all lives matter. I don’t want daddy to watch his child get shot like that. That’s our whole problem. So let’s keep fighting. to make this place a better place for all human beings. ”

Robert minninger

Thanks to the Montgomery County Commissioners for hiring Larry, Curly and Moe to oversee the paving project on Swamp Pike. It only took from April to December to dig a trench, lay a pipe, reseal it badly, dig it up again, reseal it badly again, and now mill and resurface. Keep in mind that this is only about a mile away. I think I wasted 24 hours waiting in 1 lane traffic. No wonder Montco has to raise taxes.

New Hanover resident

The Shuler House, the Bahr Arcade, and the Racecourse have all been gone for decades. Unhappy, yes. But instead of dwelling on the past, let’s be thankful for the countless beautiful old buildings and homes that Pottstown still owns.

Oh thank you, thank you, Joe Biden. What a stroke of genius! You have released a 2.5 day supply of oil from the Strategic Oil Reserve. That drop in the bucket will lower the price of the pump by at least one nickel. Then at some point in the future, taxpayers will have to replenish the oil reserve at a much higher price. Just a clown show at the White House.

Rick M.

On July 4, 2021, Joe Biden’s administration said the cost of barbecue this year was down 16 cents from 2020. They were very proud of the 16-cent drop. Fast forward to Thanksgiving and the same administration says that a 20-pound turkey costs “only” a dollar more, ignoring all other increases in food. Meanwhile, Biden will be on vacation with billionaires in Nantucket.


The Democrats’ failed policies have made it very difficult for people on low or fixed incomes to live within their means due to high gas and food prices. Meanwhile, Democrats continue their spending madness with $ 1.9 trillion for “America’s bailout” and $ 1.2 trillion for “infrastructure,” of which only 40% is spent on corporate activities. necessary infrastructure. The federal government should be forced to live within its means like the rest of us, and the “Build Back Better” plan should be a DOA in the Senate and not add to inflation.

To M

Yes, BP, when Democrats run cities, crime is rampant. Rudy Giuliani (R) and Michael Bloomberg (R) have lowered the crime rate in New York to unprecedented levels. Today, the crime rate is skyrocketing under Democrat Bill de Blasio. George Soros’ hand-picked prosecutor in Milwaukee has let Darrell Brooks out on $ 1,000 bail so he can kill 6 innocent people. Not to mention the looting in San Francisco and murder on murder in Chicago.

Jane batdorf

In Waukesha, Wisconsin, we now know it’s the same story we hear every day. A criminal with a 50 page rap sheet killed at least 5 people and injured more. Democrats applaud low or no bail. Repeat offenders commit most crimes with impunity. When are we going to demand that Democrats stop siding with these bad guys?

Michael stern

OJ Simpson, Casey Anthony, Kyle Rittenhouse – the jury works with the evidence that has been presented but no, it doesn’t always get it right. Kyle Rittenhouse is clearly a troubled young man who will fit in well with the Trump organization.

To all those who condemn President Biden for letting one slip in front of Camilla. It is a natural bodily function that is somewhat less controllable with age. Or he just thought that when they shook hands, she pulled his finger.

the moderate

Response for 11/18. Mr. Furlong, did the census that Don the Con ordered to stop 30 days earlier so the urban poor browns would not be counted? MAGA, unable to think independently, you mean Pat Toomey, right? Robert Minninger, a brazen attack on American rights is the Patriot Act, I guess. Barney, unemployment January 2009, 10.5%, January 2017, 4.5%, January 2020, 3.7%. Trump has solved all the problems well!

David M.

Darrell Brooks, just one of the thousands that behavior matters.

Democrats own the Waukesha massacre. Democrats like Kamala Harris and the Milwaukee district attorney have asked for a lower bond or no cash bond for career criminals like Darrell Brooks. They have blood on their hands. Joe Biden could put an end to it by demanding that his party not accept George Soros’ campaign funds. Soros funded many of those crazy working DAs like the one in Milwaukee.

Sam tasik

To all the moderate conservatives who have always identified yourself as Republicans: do you agree that the GOP leadership was hijacked by neo-Nazi fascists, who traded their brown shirts for red, white and blue clothes? It is no longer your party unless you muster the collective will to take it back. Take a close look at your primaries and decide for yourself.

I see little Kyle going around after running away with a murder. Stop by bars for free drinks, go to Fox and relax with its people. Which guy! He went to Mar-a-Lago to meet the godfather. Trump gave him his blessing, I’m sure. What a shame that must have been. RIP Joseph Rosenbaum and RIP Anthony Huber


Patriot 54 says funny things. I am no theologian but it is safe to say that the evangelical movement flourished in the 1970s and 1980s. Probably a reaction to the hippie madness of the 1960s. That said, I would rather live in 1951 than in 2021. Things were cheaper and safer and there was less chaos. Why does patriot54 find it cool to denigrate evangelicals?

Bob from Boyertown

“The latest study proves …” Which study? “The latest report shows …” What report? “A lib said … proves the Dems are …!” No, this is not the case. “A conservative did this … Shows that all GOPs are …!” No, this is not the case. “Everyone knows ….” No, they don’t. “I can’t make it up! Yes you can, and people do! If you’re going to ring, present verifiable facts (not what you’ve heard on social media) or expect to be ignored.

Lefty, I think Kyle Rittenhouse would rather be called a “redneck” than a child molester / rapist like Rosenbaum or a drummer / strangler like Huber. I pray for Kyle and his family and grateful that we all still have the right to stand up for ourselves, if necessary. I watched his trial and saw the evidence – the jury got it right.


The lies continue about Kyle Rittenhouse on the Sound Off pages. Rittenhouse did not cross state borders with a gun. The weapon he carried was legal and the prosecution admitted it. He didn’t shoot African Americans. He did not shoot anyone in the back. He didn’t pursue anybody, they pursued him. He was not a member of a militia and he is not a white supremacist. And he’s not a hero.

Shirley huck

I see Roger Stone has been charged again for his role in the January 6 uprising. This time, he won’t have his buddy Trump to forgive him. I feel like the noose is tightening around Trump’s neck every day, and sooner or later he’ll be wearing an orange jumpsuit.

Thank you to the jurors in Brunswick, Georgia, for doing the right thing.

Greg T

I’m sick of political correctness. I know a lot of black people and none of them were born in Africa. So how can they be African American? Moreover, Africa is a continent. I’m not saying I’m European-American because my great-great-great-great-great-grandfather was from Europe. I am extremely proud to be from America and nowhere else! I thank the Lord!

american pie

Why Does Pennsylvania Congressional District 6 Need Chrissy Houlahan? She is Nancy Pelosi’s slave and does exactly as she tells her. She is the most overrated congressman of all time. PA 6 must do better!


As of November 23, 2021, the murder rate in Philadelphia stood at 497 for the year. I have an idea – let’s start a train service to there.

In a few months, we will enter the third year of Covid-19. Imagine how further along we would be today if Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, all the deranged Never-Trumpers and the radical Democratic media hadn’t pleaded with Americans not to take the vaccines. Sane and intelligent people recognize that President Trump’s discovery and deployment of a vaccine saved millions of lives as Democrats sat in the middle of the room, holding their breath like spoiled little children.

Miss! Miss

Lefty, you can cry over Kyle Rittenhouse as much as you want! When he finishes the libel suit, he will own CNN and run it from Biden’s beach house!

Cato, thank you for reinforcing my point. A legitimate vaccination lasts “forever”. The scar on my arm shows that I have been vaccinated against smallpox and that I will never have it. In fact, no one will get it because smallpox was wiped off the face of the earth because the vaccination was 100% effective. Moderna shot is only 93% effective, Pfizer 88% and J&J 71% (CDC Reference) – not, “quite above 90%).


KC says he sometimes wonders if my comments are parodies. I feel disrespectful and distinguished among all my worthy colleagues here, but, if I miss the mark, I will redouble my efforts and try to be more consistent. The well-being of our nation depends on it.

Emilie L

Remember in the movie “The Lion King” when Scar cheated to earn the title of “King?” And the land of pride was overrun by mad hyenas? And all the lions lost all the good they had built and maintained for their jungle society? I was just asking. Without reason.

The sneaky curator

Rufus and I recently attended a wonderful veterans event. As we interacted with the participants, I was reminded that while we may not “know” them all, we certainly “owe” them all!

Jim fitch

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