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September 22, 2013

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters from Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

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Was she down in Arizona opening jail doors so illegals could be released? Was she scouting out Obama’s next vacation destination to make sure he would be safe? Was security at the naval facility lax because Obama had cut the military budget instead of the departments of education, environmental control, and traffic that only controls where the little red frogs cross the highway? If our military facilities are not secure and are open to all who want to kill Americans, how safe do you feel?

I think this is reason for more, not less, citizens to arm themselves and get properly trained. Also, there is a big difference between a shotgun and an AR-15, as reported for hours by the media. They all want to be first to report, whether they have facts or not.

Jack FultzLogansport

Last year to participatein annual arts festival

Saturday, Sept. 14, was a beautiful day for the annual Art on the Avenue in my hometown of Logansport.

As I looked forward to my second year as a vendor for this lovely event, I anticipated selling many of my items, visiting with people and seeing family and friends.

Hundreds of people visited my booth throughout the day, but very few made a purchase.

What did happen was a total surprise. Most of the patrons asked me if I either lived in or was local to Logansport. I replied that I was born and raised in Logansport and still have family here, but I now live and work in Indianapolis. Every person who asked the question immediately turned and left my booth at my response.

I had a chance to visit the other vendors, and while talking with a jewelry/bead maker, a patron walked up behind me, looked at the vendor’s name and address, said “ewww Michigan,” and walked away.

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