To the Editor: November 6, presidential election day, many Democrats and Republicans will vote not in “The Spirit of Love” but in “The Spirit of Hate.” Hank Williams Jr., a few weeks ago, entertained his southern audience at Billy Bob’s with the lyrics, “We have a Muslim for President,” and “We hate him.” No one got up and left!
On the local front, Charles Lennon in the Sept. 16 Daily Sun opinion page, in my opinion, is promoting hate. Mr. Lennon commented that people are waking up to the reality that we elected a dictator who hates America. Mr. Lennon suggests we pray for forgiveness. For what, I might ask?
I’d suggest Hank Williams Jr. and Mr. Lennon read “the Gospel according to John.”
Before the feast of the Passover, Jesus talks to his disciples about love and hate.
John 15:18 If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.
Remember — when you hate or promote hate, you also are hating “our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”
Need more world news
To the Editor: I like the Corsicana Daily Sun. The only thing that concerns me is there is barely any national news, I take the Dallas newspaper, so I get most all the national news I need. But, what about the people that don't take another paper?
We are having trouble big time in a lot of countries in the middle east right now, they have killed our Ambassador and other American people while we are there trying to help them. This started on 9/11. Now our President is playing this down saying it wasn't planned, they are just mad because someone made a movie they didn't like. If you watched it on TV it looked very well planned. Whether it was planned or not, is not the question.
Why do we keep giving millions and billions of our hard earned dollars to terrorists that buy guns with that money. Does that make sense to anyone? They hate us, you can't make friends by giving them money.
Our country is broke, we can either print more money, or borrow it from China.
But wait. Why can't we just stop giving money to those who hate us?
Barbara A. Whitfield
Getting a move on
It did get icy Friday, but it wasn’t too bad. A lot of us came in late to work, or didn’t go in at all. Cops, firefighters and pizza delivery people had to, of course, because there’s such a thing as essential services.
Boys are completely different creatures
I get asked all the time if I wish I had a little girl mixed into to my brood
Every year I write at least one column about my dog, Buddy, a tri-color Pembroke Corgi that found his way into our home four years ago. Animal Control picked him up off the streets of Fort Worth, skinny and sick.
Who was that kid?
He was, almost certainly, a young man whose name we’ll never know. Perhaps age 10, he was nondescript, like a background figure in a Charlie Brown comic strip.
Black Friday — not a fan
For years, the Friday after Thanksgiving has reigned as the busiest shopping day of the year. I just don’t get it, but then, there are many things that I just don’t get these days.
Loose lips sink criminal ships
A big old section of my family is from Arkansas, so I can’t point fingers and make “hee haw” noises when dumb criminal stories come out of that state, but I’m still going to make fun.
Letters to the Editor 11/30/13
Corsicana Emergency Corps still active
To the Editor: If anyone would like to know, the Corsicana Emergency Corps Is active and available for calls.
Breaking News: No end in sight
Biblical instruction is clear: We are not to grow weary in well-doing.
Across generations, it’s easier said than done. On life’s landscape today, “bad-doing” holds the upper hand.
‘Imus in the Morning’
To say that I am a long-time fan of Don Imus is a gross understatement. In fact, I specifically upgraded my Xfinity cable service to “Digital Preferred” just so I can receive his program in the morning which is simulcasted on the FOX Business News
Time for a ‘2 by 4’
While it may be a little early for some (including me) to get into the full “holiday spirit” of things, there certainly is no end to the inspiration we find all around us. Then again, the Christmas season started for most folks before the Halloween decoration half-price sales ended.
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