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Letters to the Editor: January 2020
Wednesday, 01 January 2020 14:10

Our ‘able’ president ... disables

Through all the scandals, lies, and assorted embarrassing scenarios especially his impeachment by the House of Representatives, President (Donald) Trump has proved he’s quite able to go forth leading this nation.

To sum it all up, I’d say the president is incapable, undesirable, excitable and his behavior inexcusable.

Bottom line, his leadership qualities are intolerable and unacceptable!

His attempt to disable our Constitution made his impeachment a viable reality.

Way to go, Mr. President! 

As John Houseman once said, “You earned it!”

A Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year to all!
HERB STARK
Mooresville



Silent Sam statue collusion alleged to avoid lawful order 

It appears that the North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans have colluded with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to avoid the lawful Order by the North Carolina Historic Commission to return the Confederate soldiers Cenotaph known as “Silent Sam” to its place of prominence on the campus of the university in 90 days.

And, as we all know, the former university chancellor, and its Board of Directors, defied this order, and carried their defiance even further by taking down the base of Silent Sam, which puts them in complicity with those who illegally pulled Silent Sam down, and above the law.

And, while I nor anyone knows what the actual pleadings were in the proposed lawsuit of the Sons of Confederate veterans; it was widely presumed by those who contributed their monies to the Sons’ legal defense funds, that it would be to force the university to comply with the people of the state’s Historic Commission’s order to put the war memorial back to its place of honor.

And, while it is now being widely circulated that the chief trial counselor of the Southern Legal Resource Center supports the Sons’ action; as chairman of the board of Advisors Emeritus, I shall ask the board to do otherwise. I condemn this illicit deal.  Furthermore, I intend to explore filing a writ of mandamus and to explore how Marcy’s law may be applied to this criminal act and others.

I put my life on the line to speak for Silent Sam in the aftermath of the antifa destruction, I will continue fighting for him now.
H.K. EDGERTON
Chairman of the Board of Advisors Emeritus of the Southern Legal Resource Ctr.
Honorary Life Member Zebulon Vance Camp 15 Sons of Confederate veterans
President Southern Heritage 411
Asheville

 

New convert urges major changes in national GOP 

As someone who is now a new “liberal/progressive” REPUBLICAN, I believe that the national Republican Party must change in fundamental ways if it is going to be at all competitive with the national Democratic Party beginning in 2042-2044 when over 50 percent of the USA will be “non-white.” 

Here are my recommendations:

The national Republican Party needs to appeal more to groups that it has little appeal to now, and it needs to genuinely care more about these groups especially at the national level.

I will fight for the national Republican Party to do much more to help the lower and middle classes, the poor, the near-poor and senior citizens.

I will fight for the national Republican Party NOT to be in favor of making cuts to federal government social programs, such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, College Student Loans, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits. 

I will fight for the national Republican Party to stand strongly against white-nationalism and sexism.

I will fight for the national Republican Party to stand strongly in favor of the total equality of women, including being for equal pay for equal work for women, as well as being in favor of heavily fining all people who commit sexual harassment and all forms of sexual abuse and sexual assault as well as being in favor of the imprisonment of these evil sexual predators.

Lastly, I will fight for the passage of a federal government national health insurance plan/program that is the same as the one that Ontario, Canada. has, but not “Medicare-For-All.”

I look forward to trying to make the national Republican Party more HUMANE, COMPASSIONATE, and CARING.
STEWART B. EPSTEIN
Rochester, N.Y.

EDITOR’S NOTE: At the end of his letter to the editor, Epstein added, “I am a retired college professor of sociology, social work, and psychology. I am very proud to have taught at West Virginia University, Slippery Rock University, and SUNY-Brockport. In addition, I spent five years working as a New York State-licensed social worker providing therapy and counseling in the fields of Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Mental Health/Illness, and Marriage and Family Therapy.”

 


Pope accused of using immigrants to take over U.S. 

There is one America!

From Mexico out through Argentina, there are 20-22 countries, every one is Roman Catholic!

Mexico is 97 percent Roman Catholic and Columbia is 95 percent Roman Catholic. 

Columbia is a know drug-growing country. The drug people are now mixing Fentanyl with heroin and cocaine. Many Americans have died and are dying from these drugs. It is known that 90 percent or more of the drugs coming into the U.S. come in through Mexico.

Catholic people are running the drug trade. Recently, immigrants were gathered wanting to come into the country of Italy. They were denied . This is where the Vatican is. The Catholic Church, which wants to take over the U.S., is sending these people.

The pope (Francis) has criticized (U.S.) President (Donald) Trump for trying to control the U.S. border. The Catholic Church is responsible for putting these children and people at risk!

A study showed that the cost of illegal aliens to North Carolina was over $2 billion per year.

For over 100 years, American presidents — except Trump — have been members of secret societies!

 

The U.S. military has over 900 bases around the world. When Trump tried to use the military, the Pentagon said the military could not be used to control our borders for the safety of the American people!

 

The national Democratic Party, (U.S. Sen.( Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), and many others are the very enemy of the U.S.

 

This is the real collusion with a foreign power! If a criminal can break into your car or your house, do they get to stay?
TOM ROBINSON
Burnsville



 



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