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Letters to the Editor

June 4, 2013

Letters to the editor: June 4, 2013

Wacko bird preferable to rhino

Dear editor:

There are those that think Senator Ted Cruz should sit back and learn the ways of the Senate. He should be seen and not heard. If Texas wanted to have a Senator to just be seen, we could have sent a cardboard picture to Washington. Hanging around Washington to learn the ways of the Senate, you could catch a severe case of Rhino fever. I have heard many times that there is no difference between Democrats and Republicans, politicians are all alike, and that is the reason that many do not vote, because they think that it makes no difference. President Reagan said, “The Republican banner should be a banner of bold colors, no pale pastels.”

There are those that say, Republicans need to broaden their base.” In my opinion, that is true, but being all things to all people, will become absolutely nothing to all people. Education is the answer to the problem, and I don’t mean putting your children in the care of government schools. I dare say that a majority of college graduates, have no clue, what socialism does to a nation. How many nations will have to be destroyed, by the promise of socialism, before so called educated people realize that it is a fog bank that will swallow you up and leave you lost in a wilderness.

Socialism promises much but delivers poverty and misery, case in point, is the two Korea’s. In South Korea, they practice that evil capitalism, that has made it the 12th largest economy in the world. In North Korea, people are starving and risking their lives to escape from the hell hole of socialism. Capitalism may be flawed, but it has raised more people out of poverty than any other system.

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