Weatherford Democrat

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January 31, 2014

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Way-finding signs a waste

Way-finding signs a waste

Dear Editor,

I think the idea of spending any money on way finding signs is ridiculous.

Why doesn’t the city put more money into fixing up the roads that they have torn up, such as the road by Soldier Springs Park? That road is a hazard. It looks like the city started a project a few years ago and never bothered to finish it.

Being a residential area you would think the city would put the safety of it’s residents first. There are parts of the road that have been destroyed, gravel in random places and very few ways to avoid damage to your car while driving down this road.

Maybe if the city wouldn’t have spent money on medians throughout Main Street that don’t even grant access to most businesses without having to drive several blocks down and making a U-turn, they could have afforded to fix bad roads like this one.

This city falls short on its priorities.

Jamie Johnston, Weatherford

An embarrassment

Dear Editor,

The Democrats have been telling the world how ignorant the tea party folks are. What would you guess the results would be if $400,000 of your tax money was spent by a Yale law professor to study the intelligence of the tea party folks?

The results were not what the professor thought it should be. The professor said that the results were puzzling. The results showed that tea party members had better cognitive ability than non-tea party folks. For those who are not members of the tea party, cognitive ability is the process of acquiring knowledge by use of reasoning, intuition or perception.

Tea party members had better scientific comprehension – in other words they were smarter. I could have saved the taxpayers $400,000, because it is obvious that liberals are like lemmings. They stick together, it matters not how stupid or ridiculous it is, and they all sing the same tune.

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