"To the economist who said the recession is over: I would like to know what planet they are from. I think they need to join the real world. There's still people being laid off, unemployed, and there's people working two, three jobs at a time, just trying to make ends meet."
"I am a Democrat. I always vote for the most competent - either party. I always vote for Don Munson. I will vote for him as a write-in, as one letter suggested. I don't think the mosque should be built that near Ground Zero. I don't know, but maybe they could someday harbor terrorists to bomb elsewhere in New York. Some criticize ... for moving Japanese Americans from California. When you are attacked on both coasts, you take drastic measures to survive, leaving no stone unturned. We had German submarines on the East Coast."
"Out-of-town and Internet buyers of gold, silver and antiques pay just a small percentage of what the actual value is. There are local dealers who will probably pay higher prices or will give you a price which can be compared with that of the out-of-towners."