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  • I see from this Letter that another Author is a fine example what is wrong in the Nation today. Miss information, Lack of knowledge, stubborness to fact check and educate himself from the stars and bars of the Past to the stars and stripes of the 21st Century.

    September 26, 2012 at 6:08 a.m.
  • Jim Stokes wrote in his letter to the editor “Words can be powerful tools. If our definitions are flexible, we can promise change and never have to apologize for breaking our promises. We can spend money for shovel-ready jobs and redefine shovel-ready later. Forget the jobs. For that matter, forget the promises. Promises is just another word.
    This is truly Alice in Wonderland. Humpty Dumpty said” it to mean -- neither more nor less."
    "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."
    "The question is," "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master - - that's all."

    So far no one has defined just how much income is considered “rich” Or just how “Fair share” is defined. A hostile group attacks a US Embassy, murders and desecrates the body of the Ambassador. By definition this is an Act of War. An attack on a US Embassy in a foreign country is considered an attack on America.
    And the employment situation is like the old verse about baloney
    “You can slice it thick, you can slice in thin, you can hang it on the wall, but no matter how you slice it is still baloney

    • As the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has reported, the Obama Administration has racked up 4 straight trillion-dollar plus annual budget deficits. [2]
    • Unemployment has remained over 8% for 43 straight months— a first since the Great Depression.[3] The real unemployment rate — taking into account those who have stopped looking or who are working part-time and want more work — is almost 15%.[4]
    • More than 23 million Americans are out of work or underemployed.[5]

    Roy Mark

    September 25, 2012 at 8:58 a.m.