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Letters to the Editor: April 01-14, 2021
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 21:48

Vive la revolution for socialialists!

You are standing in the midst of a political-socialist revolution.

This isn’t the first, nor will it be the last. But it is a revolution that has already affected you!

During the 20th century there were four major revolutions that each of us needs to look at. They are: 

• The Bolshevik revolution fomented by Lenin and entrenched by Stalin

• The Chinese Civil War led by Mao Zedong

• The Cuban Revolution conducted by Castro

• The Venezuelan Bolivarian Revolution started by Chavez.

These destructive revolutions have several things in common with what is happening now in the U.S.:

• People disenfranchised (cancel culture)

• Censorship speech through law and destruction of books

• Control of the people through fear and intimidation

• Confiscation of firearms, property, etc.

• Attacks on religious freedom

• Violence in the form of riots and demonstrations

• Control of politicians and dissidents

You must choose between being a bystander and watching control over your life being taken over by the government, or by becoming actively involved in fighting against the socialist attempt to take over our government and eliminate our rights and freedoms.Act now – get involved!

PHIL RASMUSSEN
Hendersonville


‘Woke’ culture is asleep culture; it’s time to wake up

woke
/wōk/
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1. past of wakeadjective INFORMAL • US
2. alert to injustice in society, especially racism.       
“We need to stay angry, and stay woke”    
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Let’s get one thing straight, so-called “woke” culture is not an awakening to a higher level of consciousness. It is the formalization of a deep-seated anger and hatred toward civil society, particularly any aspect of culture associated with the white race. 

We know that “systemic” racism is a false bugaboo that is being used by the left wing of the establishment to destroy civil society. 

If systemic racism existed in America, then Barack Obama could never have been elected president.

Yes, vestiges of the old racism remain, but they are small compared to what they used to be. What “systemic racism” really means is the weaponization of victimhood as a way to achieve political, social and economic ends. 

Most of my friends of African-American descent have not bought into the “woke” movement.

Interestingly, a good chunk of the “woke” movement is comprised of white kids. “Higher education” has managed to instill in them a sense of guilt and self loathing.  


“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.”
— Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged” 


Let me tell you what being “woke” is all about. A whole generation of Americans woke up to injustice following the events of Nov. 22, 1963, when our beloved president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. 

That tragic blow awakened my generation and led us to question the hand-me-down assumptions of the establishment. 

We have been questioning those assumptions ever since for the assassination of the president awakened within us the ability to think for ourselves and question the official narrative of the establishment and the corporate meda. 

The failed and ridiculously flawed Warren Commission Report only threw gas on the deception and ignited a raging fire of distrust for authority within our souls. 

From 9-11-01 to 1-6-21, we can smell a rotten egg from a mile away. We now know that the ghost of democracy sleeps with the fishes. This distrust for authority is well-founded when we now look back on the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and RFK (Robert F. Kennedy), as well as the loss of our treasure in an unnecessary war in Southeast Asia.

These state-sponsored events only reinforced our distrust. President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University in June 1963 should be read by every American — and highlights not only why he was killed, but also the hope and promise that we lost on that beautiful November day in Dallas.


“I have, therefore, chosen this time and this place to discuss a topic on which ignorance too often abounds and the truth is too rarely perceived — yet it is the most important topic on earth: world peace. What kind of peace do I mean? What kind of peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I am talking about genuine peace, the kind of peace that makes life on earth worth living, the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and to build a better life for their children — not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women — not merely peace in our time, but peace for all time.”
— JFK Commencement Address at American University, June of 1963


What we lost on that day is beyond words. A piece of us died with President Kennedy. We have never been the same.

You want “woke” culture? Well, then, wake up for real, as we did that sad November day. 

DAVE EVANS
Arden 


With Trump, surely ‘the best is yet to come’

For once, I agree with that demented dimwit Donald Trump.

Do what diabolical Donald says, you fake “Christian” conservative Kool-Aid drinkers.

Defund the Republican Party! Send all of your money to deranged Donald Trump, right now, so that your asinine anti-Christ Trump can buy a new country club to hide out in.

When the fine folks of South Florida finally descend upon tacky Mar-a-Lago with lit torches and pointy pitchforks in hand (which is sure to happen soon after the full truth of what traitor Trump unsuccessfully attempted on January 6th is revealed to all in Trump’s upcoming criminal trial), Don the Con is going to need a new golf course to cheat on — and a new wife to cheat on once Melania divorces him!

So send your money now to be converted into “Scarface”-sized mounds of cocaine to be deposited in full up Donald Trump Jr.’s and Kimberly Guilfoyle’s noses.

“The best is yet to come!!!”

JAKE PICKERING
Arcata, Calif.



Trump: an uncommon thug; Do you think he’s sincere?

There comes a time when partisan politics shoud be dead. This is that time.

The country... The Constitution... These two things are a lot more important than any one person. We are a nation of laws. No one is supposed to be above the law.

Make no mistake, Donald Trump is defecating all over the Constitution and, if you are still supporting him, you are doing the same thing.

He is making a mockery of this nation in the service of himself. He will not accept the truth, and the truth is what democracy is based on.

If that is what you really want, so be it. But I don’t think that is what you really want.

Deep down, you are sick-to-death of his lies and deception.

You know in your heart of hearts that he is an UNCOMMON THUG.

Do you really think he is sincere?

My Uncle Arnold did not drive a tank in World War II against Hitler’s insanity so a self-serving, narcissistic baby could do and say whatever he wants without facing charges. He did not do this so a deluded, uncommon thug could incite an unthinking crod... A crowd that had been fed a constant diet of lies... to storm the Capitol and stop the constitutional process from counting electoral votes. This is too much.

The senators who are putting one person ahead of the Constitution do not belong in the Senate. They are cowards, and we do not need cowards in the Senate. They are making a mockery of the Constitution. 

Some member of Congress are complicit in Trump’s abuse of power. They winked at his flouting of the Constitution, his cronyism, his conflict of interest, and what they get is someone who thinks he is above the law. There are plenty of people qualified to be members of Congress. If they have an urge to get to the truth and express that truth, they would be better than some we presently have.

Trump is not interested in the truth. He is interested in himself. If something doesn’t suit him, he makes up his own alternative facts. Come on people!! As my granddaddy used to say, “Do you have to be hit with a two by four?”

TERRY ANDERSON
Columbus, N.C.



 

Trump’s ‘99 national wealth tax plan: Could it be he's a 'fake conservative?' 

Did you know that, in 1999, Donald Trump proposed the passage of a new “national wealth tax” of 14.25 percent on all individuals who have a net-wealth and net-worth of $10 million and higher?

If you doubt me, then just look it up online.

In 2018, the opinion editor of USA TODAY wrote that he loved the idea. So do I.

But it makes me wonder if we were all “played” and “conned” for the past four years in a kind of “BIZARRO-WORLD” by someone who was a bit of a “FAKE conservative.”

That 1999 proposal of his was something that only the most “liberal/progressive” political person would believe in and support.

Not even Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez or Elizabeth Warren have ever dared to advocate for such a far-left-of-center idea.

Someone who did was Huey Long (with his “Share The Wealth” clubs), who was far to the political left of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

 

STEWART B. EPSTEIN

Rochester, N.Y/

 

 

 

As in ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers,’ U.S. seems to be under alien control 

I watched the 1950s black-and-white science-fiction movie classic, “The Invasion of the Body Snatchers” (starring Kevin McCarthy), about the townsfolk of a small California town coming under alien control by pods from outer space with their own alien agenda not in our best interest.

And while watching almost everybody in their face masks, and while watching Black Lives Matter people tearing down statues and removing names, I realized that Americans remind me of the townspeople under alien control in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”

Americans are acting they are under alien control — and acting like they are carrying out an alien agenda....

You Americans totally are like the townspeople 

Who are the aliens?

Well, months ago the military officially admitted that our fighter pilots — while on training runs — are being surveilled and harassed by what appear to be alience drones.

My guess is that we are under the control of those aliens, who are spying and harassing our fighter planes on training runs.

The aliens are one and the same, is my guess.


RICHARD D. POPE
Hendersonville

 

 

 

‘Unbelief in God’ dooms mankind to eternal damnation in 2 horrific places

Unbelief in God the Creator dooms an individual to going to Hell and later to the Lake of Fire — two horrific places where no one should want to go.

Yet too many people at this present time seem to be completely ignorant of the existence of such terrible places, and of the fact that unless they repent of their sins and seek God they will spend eternity there — under continuous torture!

We live in a time when information abounds and the greatest communication facilities exist, and yet Humanity has failed to inform the masses about God Almighty, and of His kingdom and his authority over Heaven and Earth.

His command was that each generation was to teach each new generation about his creation of Heaven and Earth, and His giving life to Humanity, and all livings things. And to remind us that “nothing is impossible to God” who has “absolute power” over everything.

God demonstrated this awesome power when He freed Israel, his chosen nation, from Egypt, drowned their Army, and then sustained the two million or so nation for 40 years in the desert.

The world disobeyed and has failed to teach the new generations again and again.

America, too, has failed to teach the Holy Bible, “the Word of God.” The most important book in the world has been outlawed to teach in public schools by Supreme Court judges who are in direct disobedience to God.

Just like they were disobedient when they approved of Same-Sex Marriage and other abominable acts, which go against God’s just laws.

Disobeying God has through the ages resulted in God finally punishing or judging individuals and nations.

God has foretold that His creation will reject his ever-lasting love, and also His plan for salvation, and that He will destroy the wicked at a time which only He knows. That time is called “The Tribulation.” 

Judging by how wicked humanity has become many now believe that time is near!

Man, for his sake, must realize that our mortal life is short, and that we all have an appointment with death, and then the “judgment.” And as Jesus told Nicodemus, “Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

In other words, we cannot go to Heaven unless we have been “born again.” When a person is “born again.” he/or she receives the gift of “Eternal life” from God. Then upon death angels will escort them instantly to Heaven.             

The “Word of God” tells us it is God’s will that “none should perish.” But it also tells us “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” God said, “Without blood, there is no remission of sin.”

Therefore, God’s plan for salvation included the Holy Ghost overshadowing the acquisitioning Mary, implanting the Word of God in Mary, and producing the holy thing (baby) to be born to be called the “Son of God.”  Because of “the will of God” “the Word was made flesh” and baby Jesus was born, “and “dwelt among us,” “and we beheld his glory.”

At the appointed time, Jesus, “the Son of God”, “the Son of Man,” demonstrated the “Powers of God” to show “God was with us” on earth. He raised the dead, gave site to the blind, healed the sick, gave his life for our sins, by crucifixion, was buried, and on the third day was resurrected. He was seen on earth 40 days before returning to Heaven.

“For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved (John 3:17). THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO HEAVEN!


MANUEL YBARRA JR.
Coalgate, Okla.

 



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