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July 2, 2014

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Supreme Court decision

WEATHERFORD —

Dear Editor:

Regardless of what the US Supreme Court proclaims,  corporations are not persons. They have special laws by which they must abide and laws that benefit only them. 

No corporation or person gets to choose which laws they will obey and which they will ignore, regardless of any religious or political slant of any corporation or person... many cases from Ruby Ridge to tax protestors, have made this clear. 

What is next? Christian Scientists, individuals and CS business leaders, will not subscribe to any health insurance? No religious entity will obey any law in which they do not believe? No person will pay taxes in which they do not believe or dislike the way the tax dollar is spent?  None of this is fair or reasonable for the good of our country as a whole. 

We need to be pulling together, working together for the good of all. I pray we do not let the US become like the Middle East with fanatical groups pulling our country apart. 

Nor do we need the violence that often comes with fanaticism and that we have already experienced in this country. Come on folks, lets work together to improve our country, not to destroy it.

Marjorie Putnam

Weatherford

 

The sacred main stream

 

Dear Editor:

If you are comforted by being overwhelmed with lies, then I recommend that you vote for liberals. It makes no difference whether it be Democrat or Republican. The main stream news folks are out to destroy this nation in my opinion. If a conservative wins a primary election, the first thing that is reported, is that the candidate is too far out of the mainstream. I have a hard time understanding what is so radical about wanting to follow the constitution, and have a balanced budget and secure borders. If the government-educated folks don’t wake up soon and get far away from the so-called mainstream, we are all going to drown in the red ink that keeps the main stream flowing.

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