You Said It Column November 26, 2008

• We would like to thank the gentleman who followed us through the check stand Thursday evening at Safeway: Your payment of our groceries was the nicest gesture we have received. We will pass it forward. Thank you.

• In a moment of magnaminous generosity, I will do my part to lower our national debt caused by the government bailout by donating all of the wealth offered to me by the generous people of Africa this past year. I haven’t kept track of the exact amount, but I suspect that I’ve been offered well over $100 million this past year, which, when cashed in by our government, would surely make a small dent in our national debt. Now, if every American would follow my lead, then the national debt could be entirely eliminated and no doubt a substantial surplus would be recorded. I think this is sheer genius on my part.

• Why is the junk store in Clifton allowed to pile its overstock in front of the store? The pile of trash is now reaching the eaves of the building and old cars along with the trash is now almost on the street.


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