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March 7, 2013

Letters to the Editor: March 7, 2013

Uneducated voters threat to U.S.

Is the liberal media blocking the education of the American voter? The greatest threat to America today is the uneducated voter. What happened to Fast & Furious? What happened to Benghazi, which I believe was worse than Watergate because it involved the death of four Americans? Who came up with the sequester? Have you heard that for $500,000 the president is considering that you can have access to him every three months? Has anyone on any news channel other than FOX been made aware of the thousands of voter irregularities? Where is the rage over gas prices versus when Bush was president? Has anyone heard an outcry because of our drones being able to kill Americans under executive order? Has any media talked about how this administration is planning to become the largest permit and gun sellers in the history of the United States? If you are listening to NBC, MSNBC, CNN, Newsweek, New York Times, even AP, you are not getting the real news. These outlets are more like the old Russian propaganda mills. If it is bad for the administration, you won’t see it in print. If it is good they will print it.

What happened to investigative reporting? When will politicians learn they work for us, not us working for them? Have you heard that even before the sequester Obama had released illegal criminals in three states just to scare those opposing sequester?

Jim Richardson, Sharpsville

 

Weed of greed bears bitter fruit

We have lived in Prairie township for 47 years and love it here. We’ve older now, nearly 80 and living on Social Security and a meager pension. We’re both in poor health so we can’t travel anymore. We stay home mostly. When we do go out, we can’t venture far.

We have talked to people that have windmills near them, and they are having new health problems because of them and some are having trouble with their TV reception, radio, Internet, hearing aids, pacemakers, cell phones and so on.

I’m a hard diabetic and have to check my sugar eight times a day. If the windmills affect my glucose meter, I could die. I’m also dependent on an insulin pump to keep me alive. If the windmills affect my pump, I could die from too much or not enough insulin. I’ve seen the map where they plan to put five windmills around my home. They are numbered on the map. Everyone should see this map and look for their area to see how many they are going to get. If you don’t act now, you may not like the surprise that’s in store for you.

Why does my neighbor want to imprison us with these monsters and ruin the few years we have left and endanger our health?

What are these farmers are raising in their fields? Greed weeds. The weed of greed bears bitter fruit, and those who partake of it will suffer great hardship from other farmers who are stronger and greedier. Just remember what goes around, comes around and for every action, there is a reaction.

I must say to my neighbors in the surrounding counties: Wake up now and join the fight against the windmill farms because wherever you live. Believe me, you’re next.

Ron Arnett, Russiaville

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