Regarding two national scandals:
The most obvious and simple questions that the media continues to ignore are:
Who, or what party, informed you, Mr. President, that the video was the cause of the uprising? Who? Or is this something you always knew? How did the video initially become involved in the explanation?
What was the sources of that report? Where are your cites? Why did it conveniently occur on the anniversary of 911?
How did Ambassador Rice go out to the Sunday talk shows with a line of explanation that the administration (Axelrod) did not approve?
Who coordinated the full-court press? How did all of the administration stick to the same script without any without any coordination?
Why did you, Mr. President, go to the United Nations and apologize for the video six times? Why did he run an advertisement in Pakistan saying the same?
When do you think ABC, CBS, or NBC will ask these questions?
How about the 12th of Never?
Why do the media fail consistently to find any curiosity in these problems?
Why does media find no problem with the BATF failing to stop convicted felons from buying guns and selling them to Mexican drug lords?
Why, when dealers accessed the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, that they were given approval to sell 2,000 guns to straw buyers, with felony convictions?
Where did the funding come from to buy these weapons? Why aren’t anti-gun liberals in the media upset with this issue? Funny, isn’t it? Why is it OK for the attorney general to stonewall the investigation?
Why aren’t these things national scandals? Why don’t the media inquire? Why do the media provide excuses and shield the the administration?
Do you still live in a fantasy world that the media is honest? Do you really want your government staffed by the media? Do you think Candy Crowley won the presidential debate? How ‘bout Martha Raddatz?
Regarding two national scandals:
Translations differ, but the message is eternal
This letter is in response to a recent letter titled “One cannot compromise on God’s word” (April 13 Times-News). I had previously written a letter titled “Why are compromises so difficult to achieve” (April 7).
Closing the loopholes will help clear the regulatory waters
After a decade of uncertainty over Clean Water Act jurisdiction following Supreme Court challenges in 2001 and 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announced a forthcoming administrative rule to close enforcement loopholes, restoring protections to 20 million acres of wetlands, more than half the nation’s streams, and drinking water for 117 million Americans.
Remember where your freedom comes from before criticizing
The deal at Fort Hood could have been avoided if it was caught in time.
When you think a GI is not acting right, have him or her checked out before you put them back on duty and give them a weapon. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious and dangerous problem if it is not taken care of right away.
Midterm elections give chance to return to American values
A movement has been started by veterans of our armed forces to get out the vote in 2014. That includes Coast Guard and Merchant Marine personnel for those not familiar with the history of both and their sacrifice. This is no small special interest group, but many millions of Americans who can have an enormous impact on the outcome of the November election if they all respond.
Military veterans have few friends in Washington, D.C.
Our legislators in Washington must stop playing politics with our veterans, this is especially true of Vietnam war veterans. Will the game playing carry over to our veterans of present day wars? Will they too become pawns? Veterans have few friends in Washington. Just like the Vietnam veterans, today’s veterans will face
what we are up against, little to no support.
One cannot compromise on God’s word
A recent letter asked, “What is it about compromises that seem so undesirable?” Most of us are familiar with John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” The next verse goes on to say, “For God did not send his son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him”
Ballpark project a partnership, not a government handout
To the Editor:
Regarding Mark Nelson’s recent objection to county government assistance to exploring the placement of a minor league baseball team in the Cumberland region, I would answer that the project should be considered a partnership between private enterprise and government. The private support would come by way of donations collected from local citizens, currently banked through the Dapper Dan Club.
Group wants status quo on Sunday hunting
Many Maryland residents have grown very concerned about two legislative bills that are arriving on the desk of Gov. Martin O’Malley after being approved by both the Senate and House chambers this session. With the governor’s possible signature of these bills into law, hunting would be allowed on certain state lands on Sundays — a day in the past reserved for rest and non-hunters to enjoy public lands.
New policies will grow better streamside buffers
Well-functioning forest buffers along streams are perhaps the most effective and least costly best management practice we have to restore the Chesapeake Bay.
City has changed, but it’s still a great place
Is it better to be positive or negative? I have been reading postings about Growing Up in Cumberland, other Facebook pages, and from many of my Facebook friends. Talk about food and many people have positive comments. I love Coney Island hot dogs as much as anyone and have some every time I am in Cumberland.
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