Welcome Back, Donna
Thank you very much for printing the interview with Donna Frye on January 26 (“So San Diego,” Cover Story). I loved listening to what she had to say. I hadn’t heard from her for some time, so I appreciate the Joe Deegan story on Donna. It gives us an idea of where she is, what she’s doing, and where she wants to go. We need people like her around.
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What We’ll Do For You
I was pleased to see someone (John Wise, Letters, February 2) respond to that inane letter from Ted Rodosovich the previous week. He thoroughly deserved another slap to the head, so here goes. To recap and summarize the original letter, Ted and his fellow progressives have their knickers in a knot over those evil Republicans who dare to peek into their bedrooms, force religion on kids in school, put up crosses and the Ten Commandments in buildings, and replace “E Pluribus Unum” with “In God We Trust” on currency. Talk about Trivial Pursuit! Is that all they have to worry about? Doesn’t a $15.3 trillion debt (and rapidly climbing, thanks to the “big O,” not Bush), federal taxes going up more than 30 percent in the next two years, loss of jobs, freedom, and housing bother any of you progressives? What a collection of arrogant, ignorant, gullible twits you must be. You think you have all the right answers, but you don’t even know how to ask the right questions. Just because millions of lefties might agree on something, it doesn’t make that something factual or the truth. At best you just have the consensus of a bunch of left-leaning lemmings. Two cases in point are “man-made global warming” and “governments can spend themselves into prosperity.”
Allow me to be a Republican spokesman with whom Ted might want to sit down and negotiate as he requested. Negotiate these: We will keep our noses out of your bedroom if you will keep your hands out of our wallets and gun lockers.
We will stop forcing religion onto young kids in school if you stop forcing “alternative lifestyles” and the global-warming hoax onto them. We will take down the crosses and Commandments if you put up a border fence to keep out illegals, terrorists, and drugs. We will stop rewording U.S. currency if you stop rewording (or just ignoring) the Constitution.
I normally don’t waste my time trying to reason with drunks, Democrats, or two-year-olds, but this could be a fun exercise in futility.
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I’m curious as to why you no longer list classical music, you only list other types of music extensively in the Reader.
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The classical music listings are in the Calendar Events section. In the February 2 edition, the listings started at the bottom of page 59. — Editor
Back To Roots
Stringers Man, they’ve got to be more about the neighborhood. They look like press releases now.
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