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Letter about democracy

Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Letter to the Editor

To the Editor,

A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves money from the public treasure. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most money from the public treasures, with the result that a democracy always collapses over a not tight bound fiscal policy.

The average age of the world’s great civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence: from spiritual faith to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to apathy, from apathy to dependency, from dependency back to bondage.

The political aspirants and their parties seek to garner voters’ vote by promising to give more things to voters by taking it from others. Consider whether this serves America nation’s best interest and the voter’s dignity when you vote on November 6, 2012. BE SURE TO VOTE!

Minar Therneau

Spring Valley, MN

Letter about Voter ID amendment

Fri, Sep 21st, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, Please join with me to oppose the Voter ID amendment. AARP Minnesota opposes this amendment because many seniors in assisted living and nursing facilities do not have up-to-date photo identification cards. If residents have photo IDs ..... 
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