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January 6, 2013

Letters to the Editor - Jan. 6, 2013

Stop Obama

Dear Editor,

What is happening to our country?

The Obama Health Care took a lot of money away from Mediccare. This was not Obama’s money to take. I have paid Medicare taxes every since I have been employed, as well as most everyone else.

It seems to me that we don’t have a say anymore about what is happening to our country. What has happened to our freedom? We don’t have a choice anymore about what happens in our country. I don’t want Obamacare insurance as I have my own insurance, which I have never had any problems with, and I have a doctor that I can trust to tell me what is wrong when I have to go to a doctor.

Why does Obama have a right to tell anyone who or what they can do when it comes to our health and our lives? We, the people of the United States of America, need to stand up and take back our freedom and our country before its too late to stop what the president is doing to our country.

A very concerned citizen,

Dana Stovall, Weatherford

Encourage more recycling

Dear Editor,

I think recycling is a fantastic thing, I do it regularly!

However, it does make me unhappy that the people who do recycle are the ones paying the additional fees each month. The city is penalizing us for recycling by charging the additional $2.50 a month. It’s not that it’s a big amount of money, it’s the principle of it all.

What if you charged all of the people who did NOT recycle an additional $2.50 a month? Wouldn’t that make more sense to charge those who are filling up the landfill and not doing their part to help our environment? If you charged the fee for those who didn’t recycle, don’t you think more people would participate in the program to avoid the charge?

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