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Sound Off for May 28: We salute you

Mya Brackett gets some help from her father, Michael Brackett, as they place flags on graves at the Biloxi National Cemetery, Saturday, May 27, 2017.
Mya Brackett gets some help from her father, Michael Brackett, as they place flags on graves at the Biloxi National Cemetery, Saturday, May 27, 2017. ttisbell@sunherald.com

Spruce up Cedar Lake exit

Biloxi, please take responsibility for the look of the Cedar Lake exit interchange. D’Iberville does such a great job on the I-110 interchange. The Cedar Lake exit is the only other entry into Biloxi. First impressions are everything and it looks horrible to welcome everybody for Memorial weekend. I’m sure it is MDOT’s responsibility but there has to be a way for the city to take over and maintain it all year, especially during peak tourist times.

Well said

I admire the Catholic bishops in Biloxi voicing their stands of oppositions, criticizing the Republican proposals of cuts targeting the programs helping the poor, seniors, etc.

Liberal sedition

The obvious attempt to bring down the presidency by the previous administration, previous candidate for president, and the liberal media amounts to sedition and should be prosecuted. Democracy is in a death spiral. Wake up, America.

Enforce covenants

It’s time to make an amendment to the restrictive covenants. In other words, lay down the law with bad apples in the neighborhood.

Unreachable goal

And the Gulfport Council has waved their wand and out of the ground comes an aquarium. We will need 1,000 paying customers each day of the year just to break even, that is up considerably over the previous study. Mark my words, before this debacle is open, we will need in excess of 1,500 to 1,800 visitors each day of the year to come close to breaking even. This travesty will end up on the backs of the tax payers. Thanks!

Gone commercial

How did my neighborhood, which is not zoned commercial, all of a sudden become a vacation rental Mecca with AirBNB? Answers please, city leaders.

We salute you

Hats off to all who took the time to place flags on all the headstones at the Biloxi National Cemetery. It was amazing to see how much support was there. We couldn’t believe how many people took the time to honor those who have served. My wife and I will definitely make this an annual event.

Pony up, churches

The “hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds” received by the Catholic Relief Services comes from the American taxpayer, not the church. If the diocese is so concerned about budget cuts “harming the vulnerable children and the elderly,” perhaps they should stand by their altruistic convictions and start paying taxes.

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