Around Town – Jan. 10

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Jan. 10

Orchids to

Marnie Schwartzkopf for being named a top 10 finalist at the Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant, from the Doup and Pandit families.

Sen. Greg Walker for having the foresight to protect Bartholomew County citizens for proposing a bill for the safe disposal of solar panels.

Sen. Greg Walker for looking to the future regarding solar panel disposal.

Pastor Tim Carter at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for a wonderful sermon and a wonderful Sunday School class, what a blessing he is to us.

Congressman Greg Pence for always going to Washington in person to vote unlike most of the other Congress people in this country.

Onions to

the far left party that can’t get over the concept that no government for a few days is a good thing with many positive outcomes compared to past governance.

a very unpopular Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

the new speaker for promoting the “power of the subpoena” when he himself and so many of his party totally ignored them in the recent past.

the assumption that a protection order would prevent a killing, stronger gun control laws will.

the sad discrimination charges against the school which seems like reverse discrimination.

the city for begging for money to repair a church tower where 3.2 million dollars would improve the lives of the less fortunate of Columbus.

the mail transit driver on Saturday morning that failed to stop at a downtown stop sign.

the political party that is targeting and wants to cut defense spending which is a national security issue.

the political party that is joining the progressive calls of their opposition party to shrink the military when the world grows more dangerous.

criticizing the president for not going to the U.S. and Mexico border and then calling his visit just a photo op.

the now closed congressional committee which released the Social Security numbers of 2,000 U.S. citizens.

Happy Birthday to

Sheila Ison, from your family and Donna.

Dana Vogt, from your family and Donna.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Madelyn Speer, from all her Bartholomew County friends.