Republicans never miss a chance to do something rotten

Letter to the Editor With this latest budget battle Republicans have once again shown that they will miss no chance to do something rotten. This time they are targeting disaster aid and gas saving cars at the same time. Disaster aid helps communities rebuild after tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods. But – say the Republicans […]

Why are Congressional Pensions are not on the table?

Letter to the Editor The President and Congress have said that in order to cut the deficit that “everything” has to be on the table. Does “everything” include the pensions that members of Congress get? It seems to me that if anyone should get their pensions cut it should be Congress because they are the […]

Where is the money for NASA going to come from

Letter to the Editor NASA announced a new rocket system that can take people to Mars and needs some 35 billion dollars over the next 10 years to develop it. Republicans are asking, “Where’s the money going to come from?” So how do we pay for it? If we were to get out of Afghanistan […]

Social Security is not a fraud – the Republicans are

Letter to he Editor First GOP candidate Michele Bachmann calls Social Security “a tremendous fraud”. Then candidate Rick Perry calls it a “Ponzi scheme” and declares it “unconstitutional”. And they do this while the GOP steals our social security trust fund to pay for tax cuts for the rich. It’s not Social Security that’s a […]

Bush says, No joy in Bin Laden’s death?

Letter to the Editor Bush was recently interviewed and asked about the death of Osama bin Laden and the interviewer said that Bush expressed, “certainly there was no sense of jubilation (and) certainly no sense of happiness.”—- What??? I don’t know if it’s politically correct but bin Laden was the world’s most infamous terrorist, I’m […]