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Correction concerning Hurricane Katrina

This letter is a respectful effort to address an inaccuracy in the SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 publication. The following quote from the article has a reference that has become all too common, substantially due to the longterm persistence of presenting false information by a government agency. “Since then, two other monster storms have devastated U.S. cities, Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans in 2005, and Hurricane Harvey hitting Houston just last week.” Actually, Hurricane Katrina did not devastate New Orleans. When Katrina made landfall at Bay St. Louis, MS. New Orleans was…

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Letter to the Editor… Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ Is Now Unconstitutional, [Again]

I received so many e-mails from my last letter to the Editor Pertaining to People being arrested, charged with criminal intent, thrown in jail, with preposterous fines prior to getting out of jail in order to prove their innocence, because they, {Stood Their Ground} I could give you hundreds of instances where people with firearms have saved others including themselves. However, few News Media has ever promoted or even mentioned very many of these acts in saving either themselves or others. Therefore, I will give you one that everyone reading…

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Let’s Call in the National Guard

Regarding the ongoing violent riots. First let’s get some perspective. These rioters and/or criminals are such fringe groups in our population, yet they dominate the news networks and the media.  They communicate a message that this behavior is somehow the norm with millions of followers. They knowingly inflame each situation.  I am not saying we should ignore the civil unrest, as it is one of great threats to our country. In the constitution under the law Americans have the right for peaceful  assemblage, to air their grievances in a public…

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Lost History

I am saddened but not surprised at the total lack of knowledge Americans have about their own history. You need go no further than watching the misguided conflict currently ongoing regarding historical statues and monuments associated with the Civil War.  After a century of misinformation and brain washing of our innocent school children, It is no wonder that the vast majority of Americans actually believe the Civil War was fought because of hateful slavery.  WRONG!  The Civil War was fought over state’s rights.  Granted, slavery was a tenant of some…

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