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March 18, 2013

Viewpoint: More gun control laws not the answer

You can pass a gun control law every day for the next five years and confiscate the guns from every law-abiding citizen at your peril. There will always be predators, well-armed criminals and sociopaths to prey on society. There will always be stupid parents who will allow guns to fall into the hands of children. These facts are well documented, yet there are self-serving politicians and their liberal allies who wish to disarm the population and trash the Second Amendment. Why do they wish to create an America without the means for its citizens to defend themselves or their loved ones against the threat of harm or tyranny?

The majority of law-abiding citizens do not trust the government to protect them and fear the government more than the criminal. History has taught us that governments, in their quest for absolute power, will go to great lengths to control the masses. In the last century alone, an excess of 150 million people were slaughtered by their own governments. History has also taught us that the same formula was used to destroy the greatest civilizations over the millenniums. Please note the formula for absolute control by a power-crazed oligarchy of powerbrokers.

  • Destroy the moral fiber that is the matrix that holds a civilized society together. This will create so many social and economic problems that will surely destroy the Social Order.
  • Destroy all religious belief in God, the Bible and the Commandments. This will promote a culture hostile to religion where man no longer needs God and the children are not taught the Christian moral and ethical values that a civilized society must have to survive. The nation will lose its social conscience and barbarism will prevail.
  • The power to tax is the power to destroy. Taxing people beyond reasonable limits will destroy segments of society that are productive. This will force governments to develop more and more nefarious methods to complete the transfer of wealth. This will result in each succeeding generation being much poorer with a gradual erosion of the strong middle class and the transfer of wealth to the Oligarchs will be complete.
  • Take away their firearms and all means of self-protection and they will be an easy prey and offer minimal resistance, for what they cannot control they will destroy.

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  • Viewpoint: Pray for an end to abortion pandemic There are few, if any, conditions of our day that have more impact on our lives than the shameful practice of abortion – a legalized form of murder. There are many who say that should not be spoken in polite society. There are others who buy into the fabrication that since abortion is legal, it must be a non-issue.

    April 23, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Politicians creating instability in public schools

    I will begin this correspondence by stating I have known hundreds of educators from across the state of Indiana. There are a couple of fibers that commonly run through the character of most of these great people, educators truly care about kids, and they do not fear a fair and equitable evaluation.

    April 23, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Academic standards process a model for other states

    The State Board of Education is scheduled to adopt Indiana College and Career Ready standards at a special meeting on April 28.

    April 22, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Resources are available to prevent child abuse The word "courage" is often associated with the fight against child abuse. Front line victim advocates have long recognized the need for courage in order to protect victims. Behind the scene advocates need courage to fight for funding and attention to the cause.

    April 19, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Tree City USA distinction laughable I thoroughly enjoyed your April Fools' editorial announcing that the city of Anderson had received the Tree City USA distinction. Had I not realized it was a joke, I would have choked on my coffee. I was a little concerned that you did not announce to some of the less enlightened readers that it was an April Fools' joke.

    April 19, 2014

  • Letter: Local business gives valued aid to Girl Scouts The Girl Scouts of Central Madison County would like to thank the local Coca-Cola Distribution Center for their wonderful support.

    April 16, 2014

  • Letter: American people still don't know the full truth I think the last presidential election may have been the most corrupt one in the history of this nation.

    April 16, 2014

  • Letter: Public should get informed about fracking The League of Women Voters recently offered the viewing of "Gasland part 11" at the library. There were eight people there including myself.

    April 16, 2014

  • Letter: Indianapolis will be the winner with reservoir There have been many articles in The Herald Bulletin both pro and con about the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir. Let me put my two cents worth in, and I am sure that is how some will take it.

    April 16, 2014

  • Letter: American Right makes Left turn The American Right has suddenly made a Left turn on government surveillance after several years supporting George W. Bush's program to eavesdrop on telephone calls and read emails of American citizens without warrants.

    April 16, 2014

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