"I'm calling on the Wall Street protest. I see where it's costing New York at least $1.9 million so far. The protest is good for protesting certain things; the government overspending money, and everything else they're trying to cut, health care and everything, but one says that their causes range from bringing down Wall Street, which is good, to fighting global warming. Well, I'm not going to back them for global warming, because I think global warming's a crock."
"Since when did roundabouts or traffic circles solve all kinds of traffic problems? We're hearing about it now, proposed out at HJC — and yes, I said 'junior college.' Then we're hearing about it on Poffenberger Road. Now we're hearing about it on Summit Avenue. Put in a stoplight. Come on. Stoplights will solve the problem, not roundabouts. You're asking for accidents and confusion."
"After reading The Herald-Mail on Sunday, all I have to say is 'Three cheers for Kristin Aleshire.' Too bad we can't clone him."
"I'd like to thank the locksmith and the man who runs the Laundromat in Boonsboro. I want to thank them very much for the dumb old me locking my keys inside my vehicle, and they got it open. Thank you very much."
— Boonsboro area
"I'd like to — this is concerning the boys in school. I can fix the problem in every school, if you just listen to me. All you have to do is get two officers to walk the hallway. Now, that's the volunteer officers ... that way you don't have to pay them ... to walk the hallway — and give them a uniform to wear — and these are volunteer people I'm referring to — give them a radio, that they can contact a policeman if they have a problem. So all they have to do then is just call if they get in a problem, and an officer on the highway, on the road anywhere, they can run in there for a minute, and this isn't going to cost the public hardly anything."
"Let Summit Avenue alone. You took the light down at Howard and Summit. Put up stop signs. There are other streets with more traffic than Summit Avenue in the area. Save the taxpayers' money."
"The demonstration against Wall Street is an unintentional consequence of the speeches some politicians in high places make so often against Wall Street."
"This call is in response to the Frederick, Md., caller and the Hagerstown caller that keep complaining that the rich pay more, 70 percent of the taxes in this country, for the federal government. Well, it's like this. They won't be happy until the rich control 99 percent of the wealth — they already control 80 — and then the last 1 percent of the wealth out there, all the rest of us have to pay most of the taxes out of that. They have to understand that if they control all the wealth, they should pay more taxes. These rich people have benefited from America. That's how they got the money they got, from all the poor and middle class people buying their products."
"In reference to A3, the school system got a clean audit, let's hope that any reserves that you have left over, we put aside, in case we have to start paying the BOE's pension plan that the state of Maryland's paying now. Also, does the county get a clean audit every year, and do they audit the gaming commission and the fire and rescue, and do they get a clean audit?"
— Washington County
"Is anybody having trouble with the mail, like not getting it, days no mail's delivered, mail being late, and stuff being stolen when you order out of the mail? Anybody else have this problem? I think somebody in the post office needs to be arrested."
"Complaints of the wealthy not paying their fair share of taxes should be preceded by the caller advising everyone of their personal net tax rate, if they pay taxes at all. My net tax rate was 8 percent (i.e., after deductions)."
— Martinsburg, W.Va.