To the editor:
Have you ever heard the old and worn phrase,. “He met his Waterloo”? That saying has been around since the French emperor Napoleon lost his battle at Waterloo, Belgium, 200 years ago. Before that happened he managed to create all kind of problems across Europe guaranteeing his eventual removal.
This begs the question, could our emperor be repeating history? Could he meet a terminal experience as a result of the Benghazi fiasco? Will we be saying in a short time to come that he met his Benghazi?
Well, if he does, he deserves it. How long are you willing to tolerate the destructive, anti-Christian, immoral, divisive, inept, costly leadership under this president? Think about his activities during his time in office.
Consider his actions today. Last year he spent over $11 million of our money for golf and vacations alone. Now as a show of frugality, he stopped White House tours.
Big deal! Oh yes, another display of poor judgment, he is considering termination of the Easter egg hunt at the White House. Guess he forgot that would give him more face time on camera. Brings up another question that may override the possibility he wants to save a few thousand dollars — Easter is Christian! Is there any doubt the government leadership is anti-Christian? Think about the voting at the DNC where the attendees ranted, waved and shouted to remove “God” from their platform. Worried about losing votes, the chairman pretended the “yeas “ got it. The opposite was obvious.
People, it’s time we declare we have had enough. When we hear those in government like Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi say and do stupid things affecting our country, how tolerant should we be?
Do you want CSCOPE programs in your schools? Do you want obamacare? Do you want to add to a national debt that will not be paid in our lifetimes? Draw that “red” line now! Impeachment should not be out of the question. Mid term elections may be the next and last opportunity to take the country back and restore our worldwide standing and reputation.
Do your part by writing, calling and spreading your disapproval to others, encouraging them to do the same. Get moving right away, make a difference. Be ready to throw them all out in 2014. Every candidate needs to be vetted for character before voting.
Remember what Baldwin, founder of ACLU, said many years ago. “If you can destroy the moral underpinnings of a society, you can control that society.” They are adhering to that philosophy.
Mr. and Mrs. C.C. and Paul Parker/Adams
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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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