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April 6, 2014

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, April 6, 2014

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I don’t personally know anyone on the United Way board, I’m sure they are doing what they perceive to be the best, and I believe the things they give to are important.

But the Mental Health people have no one to advocate for them because Mental Health America and I feel if there is anyway at all possible that this decision can by changed, or looked at again, it would and should make Logansport feel proud that they work together to improve all lives to be good.

Karen Menzie

Logansport

Thanks for making ita special 85th birthday

To all family and friends who attended my 85th surprise birthday party at Silver Lake on Saturday, March 29, I wish to send you all a big “Thank You” for your cards, presents, gift certificates and etc. My actual birthday is April 1 as I was born April Fool’s Day 1929.

My sons and families came from as far as Hope Valley, R.I., and Indianapolis with the rest of them from here in Logansport. It was really great and a big surprise.

Thanks again!

Lillian Leffert

Logansport

United States needs to beworld power that it is

If Russia can take over Crimea, can we have Cuba?

If there is no international cop to arrest law breakers, then the law is useless.

If there is no fear of punishment for bad behavior, you can do whatever you want.

If the high Christian morals of the U.S. don’t punish bad behavior of other countries, there will be civil unrest all over the globe.

Once again, we need “Peace Through Strength.”

When Obama and Congress choose to send the mighty U.S. military to the wrong places, keep it out of the right places, and make it smaller and weaker, they fail the world. What a pitiful example of a world power.

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