To the editor:
I have been watching and listening to the Republican rhetoric and debates.
According to “them” and what they are saying about each other ... there’s not a single one of those who have dropped out or those still in who are “fit” ... or “qualified” to be president of the United States — yet, they would support those unfit and unqualified to serve in order to dump Obama.
Why would they want to “oust” the sitting president and replace him with a guy who “they” say cheats on his income taxes, cheats on his wife, lies about what he stands for on the issues, lies about the other candidates and all agree that their … Number “One” priority is to defeat Obama??? Really? Really???
What about the millions of unemployed, home foreclosures, homeless, the crumbling infrastructure? Economic recovery? Beat Obama is the ...”Number One priority” Really?
Let me tell ye something Fellers: It wouldn’t make any difference if Obama (in spite of them) created a million jobs every 15 days, got the economy back equal to the Clinton days, balanced the budget, reduced the debt to “Zero”... and a 500 billion surplus….
Their “top priority” ... would still be “Beat Obama”!
Sometimes I cite some facts that make some folks mad — make ‘em wanta puke .... Well here goes again: We’re hearing every single Repub candidate (in the debates and speaches “infer” ... that the food stamp program is “black” ... the blacks are gobbling up all the food stamps.
Fact: Whites 41 percent; blacks 30 percent and Hispanic and Asians about 20 percent.
And last. Why doesn’t Romney want to release his income tax and financial records?
If it would help him he’d jump at the chance ... if “he” like GE has paid no taxes .... Well?
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Health services kudos
I am writing this letter of appreciation because two weeks ago I had my second knee replacement surgery within six months.
Kill the YMCA project
In addressing the city council on July 8th, YMCA board president Andy Bench made a bold and highly questionable claim that raised a red flag in my mind. He referenced the alleged financial commitment made by The Greenville Independent School District to help pay for his proposed $15 million taxpayer funded YMCA.
Applaud Court’s return to interpretive sanity
I applaud the Supreme Court’s return to Constitutional interpretive sanity in its recent finding in favor of Hobby Lobby and other closely held companies, to decline to pay for certain medications that they believe violate their religious beliefs.
Take care of children crossing over border
The beautiful little Hispanic children coming across the border from Mexico and South America…
Not too late to stop proposed YMCA center
n your Wednesday edition, reporter Brad Kellar briefly touched on the comments of Dr. Jerry Ransom at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
Perkins should abstain from YMCA vote
What if you were a judge? What if you were also Board President of a non profit organization?
Say no to YMCA on Tuesday
An April 28, 2013 ad in the Herald Banner stated that the YMCA/Event Center bond would only add an additional 2.5 cents to the Greenville property tax rate.
When I moved back to Greenville after living 17 years in South Texas, I took the advice of my friend, Dr. Bill Thorn, who advised me to become an expert in some field. It didn’t matter what.
Freedom of religion
Texas Constitution and the YMCA
Thanks to Park & Rec
Thank you Kimber Patterson, Brett Quarles and the staff of Greenville Parks and Recreation for the outstanding job you do for our community.
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