Around Town — Nov. 27

Editor’s Note: Submissions to Around Town are opinions submitted anonymously by readers, not factual representations, and do not reflect the viewpoints of The Republic or its staff.

Orchids to

the kind person for paying for our breakfast Wednesday at Rohde’s, from the two ladies.

the lowest unemployment rate in 21 years under the current administration.

Nancy Lewis, Greg, Roxanne, Max, Sarah, First Christian Church, Cummins Culinary Department, Taylor Bros. and the over 70 volunteers who helped provide 543 meals to members of our community on Thanksgiving Day! from the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center.

Brittney at Walmart west for all her help last week, I really appreciated it.

Mikel at Krogers for your kindness and getting us hot chocolate as we rang the bells Friday morning, from thankful volunteer bell ringers.

the person that paid for my Thanksgiving dinner at Johnny Carino’s; I will definitely pay it forward.

Doug, Diane, Courtney, and Ricardo for the enjoyable Thanksgiving dinner, from Dad, Mom, and Donna.

everyone that checked on me on Thanksgiving day after my phone died Wednesday night, from Mema.

Steve Roberts for his Esquire magazine cover story back in 1967 touting J. Irwin Miller for president.

John Krull for his column.

Leo Morris for yet another sterling piece.

Onions to

thinking late mail delivery is unacceptable now when some Christmas cards will arrive after New Years.

suggesting the federal elected official’s reputation for competence can be “recaptured” when it was a myth in the first place.

arrogant antivaxxers who may not have been here now if it weren’t for all the vaccinations they received since childhood.

the biased column about a senator and ignoring writing about the disastrous policies of the current administration.

sweeping $1.18 million unused tax increment financing-like funds for a tech park from one empty structure into another and calling it a public purpose.

believing a man’s castle can be in a neighboring state.

the person wanting us to all have electric cars; do you really think the electric companies will treat us better than oil companies?

the holiday fearmongering, if vaccines work there should be no worry about the spread of COVID-19 during the holidays.

anyone who thinks releasing less than three days worth of oil from the strategic oil reserve will have any effect on gas prices.

the political party inviting the world through an open border for more votes while a worldwide contagion threatens our existence.

people who complain about late mail delivery when they have an extra workload this time of year.

the political party that has told nothing but lies ever since it came to power.

the federal elected official who lies about the lies.

Happy Birthday to

Brittany Denise Johnson, from your family and co-workers.

Jackie Maschino, from everyone in the family.

Michelle Ritchison, from Mom.

Martha Shaffer on No. 100, from your family.