New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 29, 1985, Page 4

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung November 29, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 29, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas <**■    ~    t't    if> s-raa*. '«0'-*'“*’>*r if; ' 3€F Tine basis mf w ^ jyyl/tkai ry?tAm is r_ If right mf this pe^mpk tm make and to alter tbetr cons ti tot ion mf government. George Washiagt4» O pinions Hfrald-ZfitiR) Daw Krai zj ---and Gere~a V.anaff** $«§•• Heir*, Managing Editor lf r-M ^ * Ellen Goodman Andy Rooney What's wrong with death? 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'ighr t :>ider; '* a' * of a we ax in-r '*r jp pors*/n and no -mi,. • ar.’- rn associated with a a* * f * i* i'osr * lessen a *>•' ^p«ip*r - O' gats'/n to report a j , non it knows for certain For ''.rn* r*a*on ’hat isn t clear to rn* a heart «*t*ack uems to be the most s/y tan;, ac'op’abl* way to go ** 'nod - id'3*r .esterday morning j "-ar at*ack .> a tau>e of death approved for the obituary notice by 010'’ family members I m no* - igg**>fing an obituary notice -nouid dwell for long on the cause but it -^nouid be part of every pernor s d*a’r, notice whether family member ajC it or m/t If we were i more manner designed to avoid ’bos'* causes Ar.* r I g/> lo HK* ’he newspaper to be straightforward about what got me My firs’ choice would be ‘ An drew Kboney the wri’er died sud denly yesterday in perfect health.” hington today Gary Hart looks for a new image nj noun u rn aariiaina it f«ltli«al Writer * J A A III Mb’. Al’ Sen fjary l^iri .ilr» adv is hard at woik melting J s ■ Mi* a iii.it i,i, in,*■ 'mil la-J ii a, I'Kik al film in I'rtJj and ask }VIi*h th* fa-*f' IM iidl .* day go* by tf»at tfi* * ol I i'|i. • a,tim do* ti I ll nod Ifie mails I ti po * -on on it * ii* ol tfi* I    •    lam    u-glklation, i, budgel deficits military jloim • dip adon Ila environment * a,i t*- disposal aims sales lo Ij.fdanof the recent >unini ll lad ween I*i Asklent fteagan and Siiviei li-arlei JiHi.nl (ait bai h<*v JAH that a« I iv ll y is a sign that Hart Aready is running bald for the MriUi f]i moi till* pi* nil fit in! nomination (Jrillke IMM when ll ut could wage a guerrilla style campaign as a bark in the pat k underdog to front runner like Walter t Mbridale and Sen John filenn the f olorado senator is rated among the leading contenders as the field shape* up for t ta- IMM * ampaign Mort raying himself as the can didate of new idea ffart surprised many people last year by finishing econ*! to Mondale in a nomination • ampaign that continued to the con vent ion After upset victories in the New Hampshire primary ant] Main* «aucuses Hart hat! Mondale on tfie rojtes wfien the campaign moved South Hut the former vim- presklent fought hark and he scored points dur big a campaign debate in Atlanta when ti*' turned to Hart anil said, ‘When I b<-ai about your new ideas I'm reminded of the ad Where % the beef''”’ With that question Mondale tried to raise doubts among voters on whether there really was muc h that was new about Hart s ideas Hut the question also may have pin pointed another Hart weakness, the fact the voters weren't sure Aho he was. a problem compounded by the confusion over his birthdate and the fact he shortened his name from Hartpenre to Hart As Hart looks ahead to MMU fie seems determined to *k*al very early witfi the question Where the beef'*” In addition to the flow of issue papers, aides arr- trying to enr our age biographical articles about the senator which they hope will give voters a clearer image of who he is okay, rn music Limn aw UMI OM "OWAN    IHI UJM HOMA COMMON* SUF UVU**1 WHA IS UA*JNJ*?    HH ll, MHP SA! I ill AL IU f ESS!? MOHAN HOMFff72£ RPWHAfS UH* GOTTO ^ I DOUJIIH GWWPAtsi T / IOLI HOF/C* IVCJM ri ]n CHA/AfWjNt, SO r J — / HAJ a' / /' * s- 0, SAI CAH IOU r \ I MANNA " V KISS SOU ALL (NAH,    ri Mi FUNNY VAL -    mr INF! j3 SOMLSOfn OF MLVlbi. I'M CiJtWNb THANK LOU SUSI MUCH NKT HHV Line TOPLAi THC TH£M£ FftQM HtUfi CLMF 4 Peace—More than a box of Crayolas BOSTON — Lntil I saw the com-r.ere a1 I ".ad no .dea that Star War? was so simple even a f:nde-2arter. child could jncerstand it I thought you needed physics when a1! you really reeded was Crayolas the regular sox of Crayolas not ever. the £ ant size The SVsecond television spot Pmugfct to me courtesy of the Coale tor for the Strategic Defense Initiative changed ail that It opened with Crayola figures of Mom Dad child and Spot I think .t was Spot though it might nave been a small brown horse without a mane - hard to tell There was also a black Crayola nouse and a yellow Crayola sun While the school piano tinkled in the background, a little girl narrated her wonderful tale of ten Crayolas in search of natora. security I asked my daddy what this 'Stars Wars stuff is ail about she began "He said right now we can t protect ourselves from nuclear weapons and that s why the President wants to build the Peace Shield As she reported this a white ane appeared in a huge arc that covered to noose famil horse-dog and even the sun This was the Crayola Peace Shield The young narrator went on to explain bow “it would stop missiles in outer space so they couldn t hit our house ’ On cue, little brown Crayola missiles bumped up against the white Crayola shield and were destroyed The girl concluded ’ The nobody could win a war and if nobody would win a war there s no reason to start one With that the shield turned into a rainbow and even the sun began to smile Frankly I always liked coloring not to mention story hour at school This tale had just enough truth in it to be especially appealing Creating a * Peace Shield ’ isn t really much harder, after all. then drawing a gigantic white line around the sun The real sun In fact instead of financing the Pentagon s efforts at "Star W ars ” I think we should commission the artist Christo to w rap the United States the way he wrapped that island in Florida    It would be cheaper What is so artistic about the pro-SDI spot isn t just the coloring Its the timing The 30-second commercial has already been seen in Washington and the conservative coalition is planning to air it nationally It is just a small — child sized — par* of the campaign to convince the American public that the President is right that a “Star Wars' defense is too important to bargain away for something silly like miciear-arms reduction After ail it doesn't matter bow many nuclear bombs there are if we all have our w hite Crayola handy This isn t the first cartoon rendition of Star Wars The network new shows SDI working with astonishing regularity They continually offer some artist s concept of an incoming missile being blown up The artist never misses The visuals contribute to the notion that SDI not only exists it doesn t but that it can work Nor is this the only commercial The Defense Department has carefully orchestrated a series of tests under the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization They are really what MIT physicist Kosta Tsipss calls an unchallenged advertising campaign ’ One by one we have been treated to ever so-successful reports of engineering tests, complete with dramatic ‘ blow- em-up ’ film footage straight out of a video game They purport to show a new defensive technology rn the making But in fact, as Tsipis and his coileageu Philip Monson who have analysed the tests report, they were “mainly simulations of progress, orchestrated and widely reported for public effect *’ In farmess. the Reagan administration needs ail the “Star Wars' ads it can muster The public doesn t share the President s consuming commitment We remain convinced that any new I' S weapons program will be inevitably matched by the Soviets in a never ending arms race In the latest A BC-W ashington Post poll, 74 percent of us would trade the fantasy of SDI for a substantial reduction in nuclear arms With a summit around the corner. we can count on a beefed-up advertising campaign to sell Ronald Reagan s “Star W ars ” Perhaps a few more spiffy "tests” from the Defense Department, certainly a spate of these IO-second sagas from the Coalition We re off to Never-Never Land Clap if you believe in white Crayola Peace Shield and how his ideas evolved But liar’ fat es other problems as ne looks ahead He must soon decide a bet her to run for re election to the Senate next year or bow out and con t entrate n a presidential campaign A major issue if he tries for a third '.enate *errri is certain to be his presidential ambitions fine of the first questions he would he asked is whether he would he too busy campaigning for president to be an effec tive senator for Colorado The betting is that Hart will not run for the Senate but he says he will not make up his mind until the Christmas holidays He’s expected to announce his decision on Jan 4 KU ITO KS NOTH Donald lf Kothberg is the chief political writer of The Associated Press Your representatives Rep Tom Loeffler U.S. House of Representatives 1212 Longworth House Office Bldg Washington, D C 20515 Sen Phil Gramm United States Senate Washington D C , 20610 Gov. Mark White Governor s Office Room 200 State Capitol Austin, Texas 78701 Rep Edmund Kuempel Texas House of Representatives P O Box 2910 Austin, Texas 78769 Sen. John Traeger Texas Senate Capitol Station Austin, Texas 78711 Rep Mac Sweeney (Guadalupe County) U S House of Representatives Washington, D C., 20515 Sen. Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate Room 240 Russell Bldg Washington, D C. 20610 Mailbag policy The Herald-Zeitung welcomes the opinions of its readers, and we’re happy to publish letters to the editor While readers’ opinions on local issues generally are of more interest to other readers, we welcome letters on any topic — local, state, national or international — that the writer chooses to address Content will not prevent publication unless the letter is judged to be potentially libelous ;

  • Gary Hart
  • Hart Aready
  • John Traeger
  • Kosta Tsipss
  • Lloyd Bentsen
  • Mark White
  • Noth Donald Lf Kothberg
  • Phil Gramm
  • Philip Monson
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Russell Bldg

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: November 29, 1985

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