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The Public Square is full of common sense, responses provide good advice

opinion Fargo,North Dakota 58102
The Public Square is full of common sense, responses provide good advice
Fargo North Dakota 101 5th Street North 58102

Environmentalist: The earth is warming.

Skeptic: Then why was my heat bill higher in January?

Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke: But I saved the economy from disaster.

Senator Ingrate: That was last year. What have you done for us this week?

Scientists for an Orderly World: The world is flat.

Red River Valley Farmer: No doubt about it.  

President Obama: We're going to have a 3-year freeze on spending.

Senator Pork: Then earmarks will get bigger than the budget.

Congressman Mike Pence (R-Ind): Republicans need to become more conservative.

Senator Barry Goldwater (at a Tea Party séance): Give it up! Nobody listens to that kind of stuff.

Sarah Palin: You wanna bet?

New Jersey Citizen: Are all of those crooks at the State Capitol going to jail?

Prosecutor: No, only the ones we catch.

N.D. Lottery Promoter: We need to make more money with the lottery.

2nd Lottery Promoter: You mean subcontract the whole thing to the Standing Rock Reservation?

Proud Greenie: The production of wind power increased 39 per cent last year.

Critical Spirit: It would have gone up more if they would have built closer to Bismarck.

Troubled Senior: The world is moving too fast these days.

Toyota Dealer: I couldn't agree more.

President Barack Obama: Yes, we can.

Republican Response: No, we won't.

California Budget Hawk: Let's release prisoners to balance the budget.

2nd Budget Hawk: That would be okay if we can put the burglars out on commission.

Senator Goodheart: We should double the child care tax credit.

Low-income Skeptic: What if you're too poor to have a tax to be credited?

School Counselor: We should not teach sex education in schools.

2nd Counselor: I agree. The best people not to tell kids about sex is parents.

Environmentalist: That Ted Turner wants to buy all of the buffalo in the Yellowstone Park.

Treasury Secretary Geithner: Next thing we know, he's going to have a buffalo ranch too big to fail. And what will the government do with buffalo? We already have more bull than we can handle.

Liberal: Cheer up! The Democrats could win the next election.

Conservative: They already did but don't know what to do about it. 

Immigration Critic: We need to keep all of those undesirable immigrants out of the country.

Native-American: We were a little late on that one ourselves.   

Dickinson City Commissioner: Dickinson needs to go on Central time.

Skeptic: Bad idea! More sun will just cause more cancer.