PARKER COUNTY —
Every Texan of voting age has a “first-in-a-life-time” opportunity to select a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives this election cycle. Never before have you had the opportunity to be as personally involved in selecting a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. Our country desperately needs your involvement now. If you do nothing, there will be no change.
Americans don’t have to vote for “the lesser of the two evils” or express their protest of “the system” by voting for a “no-chance” third party candidate any longer. Gone are the days when any Texan might be able to justify an “it doesn’t matter whether I vote or not” attitude.
Congressional District 33 includes Decatur, all of Parker County and Arlington. It is one of four new districts created by the last Texas legislature as a result of the 2010 census. I am the leader of the GOOOH (Get Out Of Our House) effort to “place 435 citizen representatives on the ballot in 2012, competing for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.” The hope is to have our selected candidate compete in the 2012 primary elections. The biggest problem: the filing deadline to have a name placed on the primary ballot is Jan. 4, 2012. That’s less than three months away!
Please go to www.goooh.com and learn all about GOOOH and its simple plan.
The district 33 candidate selection meeting will be held in Arlington in the Martin High School cafeteria, 4501 Pleasant Ridge Road, on Saturday, Nov. 5. The doors will open at 9 a.m. and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.. Martin High School is just off I-20 in south Arlington. Please plan to attend. It just makes sense; the more people who participate in the selection process, the better that selection will be.
The person selected by the GOOOH process will:
1. Have clearly documented their stance on 100+ issues in the candidate questionnaire.
2. Have been chosen by their peers in a rigorous candidate selection process.
3. Be legally obligated to vote according to their candidate questionnaire answers.
4. Truly represent the political views of the people in their district.
5. Not be controlled by or have any allegiance to any party.
6. Not owe any favors to special interest groups.
Wouldn’t you like to be represented by a person like that? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: I have been corrected
I was complaining about President Obama making promises that he has not kept, such as taxes will not go up one dime or health care will go down about $2,500 per year for a family of four. He said he would cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term. He said he would have an immigration plan in place. What he really meant was that if Congress would allow it, we would have open borders.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Concern for your pocketbooks
Dear Editor: My message today is to Democrats out in Parker County and the middle class and moderate-income Republicans in towns and rural areas.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Now is the time for all good men...
When man’s greed, desire for riches, power and control of our nation become greater than their love of humanity and our country, by constantly fomenting discord and hate among the citizens, warmongering and constantly talking of wars against other nations - it is putting political ideology before the welfare of citizens and country. It is time for We the People to take a good look at these men involved - no matter their status in our nation, we call the United States of America and decide whether or not they deserve the privilege and sanctuary of our nation.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Good company, better service
We would like to thank Devin’s Handyman Service, Gary Boase, David Schramm and James Reed for the wonderful job they did repainting our front fence, front porch, back porch, patio and deck. Everything looks new and makes such a difference in our home.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don't judge a book...
Dear Editor: Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when state representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question and answer session.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Response to 'Blame game'
Dear Editor: It’s not drug cartels telling Central Americans their children won’t be turned away at the border, it is the actions of this administration with its refusal to secure the border and its unilateral rewriting of immigration law. As has been shown, this president and his administration have for some time lied about the security of the border and immigration enforcement.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Sick and tired
Do you remember hearing Hillary Clinton screaming, “I am sick and tired of people who say if you debate or disagree with this administration somehow you are not patriotic. We should stand up and say, we are Americans and we have a right to disagree with any administration.” Nancy Pelosi said that the swamp needed to be drained and I agree, but I see she and Senator Reid are still splashing around in the slime.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Our officials care
I take serious exception to Mr. Jay Cloward’s letter, “Big city, no care” (7/8/14) in which he states that it almost looks like the city wants to become a for-profit company and Weatherford has “become a city too big to care.”
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: What’s so good about President Obama?
I’m proud to live in an America where our great president has passed a health care bill, after five presidents (Republican and Democratic) over the last 50 years tried and failed. I want my America to be a place where not only the rich can receive affordable health care by all citizens alike. Here’s to you, President Obama. It saddens me to hear disrespectful and pernicious comments about the man who holds the highest office of our great country. I hope that good people all across Parker County will join me in prayer for our elected leadership.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Big city, no care
The City of Weatherford officials have deemed it necessary to increase costs of utilities and taxes so more pet projects can be paid for. This comes from a city that collects money each month for storm runoff during an extended drought.
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