Weatherford Democrat

Letters to the Editor

February 1, 2008

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 3, 2008

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President Bush will send his proposed budget to Congress on Feb. 4. This is our time to be heard.

America has been generous throughout her history, yet one billion people still live on less than $1 per day. Currently, one half of one percent of our federal budget is dedicated to development assistance for the poor. Keep in mind this money is not a handout to other countries; these are long-term investments like schools, agriculture and health care. An additional 1 percent of our budget would cut hunger and poverty in half and reduce the child mortality rate by two thirds. Also, you can contact your Senator and ask them to pass S.2433, the Global Poverty Act, which will improve the coordination of America’s global development programs and policies.

Lastly, keep these issues in mind in the upcoming elections and vote for those who will help Weatherford speak on behalf of those who have no voice. Let’s ensure that our town, state and country remain focused on compassion for years to come.

Jeremy Lane,

Weatherford



Check out Ron Paul

Dear editor,

Are you aware the media is missing out on perhaps one of the greatest stories in the 2008 primary season? I’m talking about the rise of Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) who is running for president.

I’m guessing you probably don’t know that Ron Paul has now placed ahead of every other Republican candidate in at least one primary contest — including two second place finishes.

Ron Paul is the champion of the Constitution. In contrast to the other candidates who only pay lip service to the ideals of limited government, low taxes, balanced budgets and personal liberty, Ron Paul has an impeccable 20-year congressional record to back him up.

Ron Paul knows that “the constitution was written to restrain government, never to restrain the people.”

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