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January 25, 2013

Letters to the Editor Jan. 26, 2013

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A ride with these systems must be scheduled days in advance to have the best opportunity to reserve a trip time that correlates with your desired schedule. The transportation typically has a half hour window to arrive - so, scheduling something as simple as a trip to the grocery store can be a half-day affair. The service can be expensive with costs mounting to thousands of dollars a year.

We hope as legislators consider their agenda for this session, they keep public transit as a top priority. The economic effects of public transit are very great, but so is the human impact.

Sincerely,

Lise Pace

Public Policy Advocate

Bosma Enterprises and National Industries for the Blind

To the Editor:

Draw your own conclusions.

1. Apologies to the world, particularly the Muslim world, for the United State's actions for the past few decades.

2. Intentional refusal to protect our foreign embassy locations in the most volatile areas of the Arab world.

3. When an Embassy is attacked, lies are given to us about why it happened and every cover-up is made in hopes the public will forget about it.

4. Refusing to call the actions to defeat terrorists a War on Terror.

5. Obvious that an intentional reduction of our military forces and armaments is taking place which will weaken the security of our nation.

6. Placing our economy in an unbelievably weak condition by spending money we don't have. Once again, leaving this nation in a very vulnerable position worldwide and especially to our enemies.

7. Raising tax levels on citizens who provide jobs through their investment in industry and business centuries. This will not only dry up jobs in this country but force these investors to relocate their interests in foreign countries.

8. Making this country a "Nanny State" to assure that people on federal assistance would vote to keep his regime in power.

9. Outright attacks on Christian institutions and their beliefs, while all along showing tolerance, if not favoritism, to the Muslim institutions.

10. Attacking the Constitution of the United States with executive powers, most recently the 2nd Amendment. This, coupled with the reduction in our military capabilities and the items mentioned above, gives the terrorists every opportunity to do what we once thought impossible - the fall of this once-great country.

Bill Slykas

Avon

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