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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 4A October 2003 Heraldiliitung Serving New Braunfels and Cdmnl County since New Brauiifels Zeitung was founded 1852 New Bfaunfels Herald was founded The two papers merged in 1957and printed in both German and English until 1958 I Managing Editor I NteWSEditef Features Editor oaty I Editor and Publlshet Circulation Director Brian Grant SouflToney Advertising Director Cfaffl Paulina Business Manager CouHnay Abat nathy OUR OPINION Drive safely when near school buses If a bus is stopped to pick up or to drop dont try to The possi bility of striking a child trying to cross the road should be a I1 cannot be stressed enough how important it is to drive safely around school Its simple If a bus is stopped to pick up or to drop dont try to pass The New Braunfels Inde pendent School District reports about five to seven incidences per day of motorists passing stopped A scaleddown police department has limited how many officers can patrol school zones and bus bus drivers will record the cars license plate number and driver Motorists caught passing a school bus could be fined between and and could lose their drivers license on a second of But the possibility of striking a child trying to cross the road should be more of a deterrent than any amount of When driving behind a school remember that yellow flashing lights mean the bus is about to stop to pick up or drop off Red flash ing lights mean the bus is picking up or dropping off Stop at least 50 feet away from the and proceed only after the flashing lights are Keep roadways safe for our children and obey the TODAY IN HISTORY By The Associated Press Today is the 277th day of There are 88 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched the first man made into On this date In troops launched massault on the British at resulting in heavy American In the 19th president of the United Rutherford was born in In the first Open golf tournament was at the Newport Country Club in Rhode In the comic strip Dick created by Chester made its In Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini con ferred at Brenner Pass in the where the Nazi leader sought help in fighting the In the television series Leave It to Beaver premiered on In the first transAtlantic passenger jetlin er service was begun by British Overseas Airways with flights between London and New In rock singer Janis was found dead in her Hollywood hotel In agriculture secretary Earl Bute resigned in the wake of a controversy over a joke hed made about In funeral services were held at the Vati can for Pope John Paul Ten years ago Dozens of dancing Somalis dragged the body of an American soldier through the streets of In the occupation of the Russian parliament building ended as tanks and paratroopers flushed out hardline opponents of Boris Five years ago Russian envoys warned Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic that NATO might launch airstrikes unless he took decisive meas ures to end the humanitarian crisis in the south ern province of Mdenr With Iraqi GUESTCOLUMN If mob rule is what GOP is Im no longer for the GOP An open letter for Congressman Lamar Smith Im sure that you are reticent to make any disparaging comments regard ing your colleagues or your party I According to an editorial in the 31 New Hampshire Union the Republican National Committee Ed said The Days of Reaganesque Republican railings against the expansion of the federal government are The article continued with the following No longer does the Republi can Party stand for shrinking the federal gov No today the Republican Party stands for giving the American people whatever the latest polls say they In Gillespies own the GOP defines fiscal responsibility as increasing the federal budget at a slower rate of growth than the Are we to assume that now we will be gov erned by whimsical public opinion as expressed by the latest poll du jour If then it would follow that the GOP no longer wishes to be con strained by the Constitution and the rule of It seems like the GOP has forsaken the Republic in favor of mob which is true No where in the Declaration of Indepen the or The Bill of Rights is the word democracy The found ers of our government understood the dangers inherent with democracy and abhorred the The democratic process is strictly limited to the selection of our governmental representa and is not the purview of special privileges for any or for defining our I believe that the founders understood that government is a necessary and that left un checked by a system of checks and balances would grow in power at the expense of personal liberty to become Thats why the democratic process is limited to choosing every four or six years who will be allowed to plunder the If the elected representa tives plundered too much byway of taxes or then in theory they would be voted out by the next SLEDDSHEflRER Shearer of If mob rule via polls is what the GOP is now then I am no longer for the Under a elect ed representatives are bound by their oaths of office to operate our gov ernment as a republic and constrained by strictly limited power as defined by the This system is designed to pre serve and enhance indi vidual private property ownership and protect the rights of the These are is a SSSTT Itistmfortunatethat most of our elected lead class of ers today commonly refer 7970 and a life member to our governmental is equally unfortunate that a most folks do not know the difference between a democracy and a As I said a republic is a form of limited government constrained by the rule of based on the Constitution and is designed to protect individual private property own and the rights of the Democracy is two wolves and one sheep deciding what is for It is just that LETTERS POLICY Letters must be 250 words or The HeraldZeitung reserves the right to edit all Guest columns should be less than 500 words and must be accompanied by a Address and telephone number must be included so authorship can be Mail letters to Utters to Editor HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New TX 781311328 Fax them to 830 email them to lijiiiiiiimii United States Government PRESIDENT George Bush 1600 Pennsylvania MW 20500 SEN ATI H KAY BAILEY MUTCHISOM Russell Senate Office Building Room 284 20510 Telephone 202 Fax 202 2240776 Vtfeb Send emails through Web SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 8023 Vantage Suite 460 San Antonio 78230 Telephone 210 3402885 Fax 210 3496753 JOHN CORNYN Russell Senate Courtyard 5 20510 Telephone 202 2242934 Fax 202 2282856 Web Send emails through Web AUSTIN OFFICE 221 West Sixth Suite 1530 Austin 78701 Telephone 512 4696034 Fax 512 4696020 SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 600 Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone 210 2247485 Fax 210 2248569 CONGRESSMAN LAMAR SMITH Rayburn House Office Building Room 2231 20515 Telephone 202 2254236 Fax 202 2258628 SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 1100 NE Loop Suite 640 San Antonio 78209 Telephone 210 8215024 Fax 210 8215947 Texas Government imiimiiimi GOVERNOR RICK PERRY State Room Box 12428 Austin 78711 Telephone 800 8435789 Fax 512 4631849 STATE HOUSE 254 Mill New Braunfels 78130 Telephone 830 6270215 Toll Free 866 6874961 Fax 830 6278895 WHILE IN AUSTIN Box 2910 Austin 787682190 Telephone 512 4630325 Fax 512 4739920 Email address carter.casteel@house.state.tx.us STATE SENATE JEFF WENTWORTH 1250 NE Loop Suite 720 San Antonio 78209 Telephone 210 8267800 Fax 210 8260571 WHILE IN AUSTIN Telephone 512 4630125 Fax 512 4637794 Email address jeffwentworth@senate.state.tx.us JUDITH ZAFFIRINI Box 627 Laredo 780420627 SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 12702 Toepperwein Road San Antonio 78233 Telephone 210 6570095 Fax 210 Iraq has become a revolting development for US Charley Reese is a tws SynmteYQM cm uaite to hm ill Bendix played the lead in an old radio and early television The Life of Riley was a blustery but luckless bluecollar and whenever any of his schemes which they always he would stare at the camera and What a revolting development this That line is perfect for The United with bombs and destroyed the Iraqi now we are responsible for fixing what a revolting develop ment this Billions ajnd billions of dollars will be required to undo all the damage that Gulf Wars I and economic sanctions which prevented repairs and tooting fee done to the electrical and water sewer commutations systems and industrial sed by our shock and awe hightech have expected us to get it done in if not Patience is not their strong point It is bad enough that American intelli gence was so far off the mark on wea pons of mass but for gosh youd think mat with all of their overflights and other high tech gadgets the Intelligence agencies could have gotten a better idesof the poor state of Iraqs Not and if that doesnt alarm it Now that we toowaJiJhjlto w intelli gence agencies didnt know about it certainly makes you wonder about me things they dont teww about North Jran and the restol me world ft seem to me we pe stuck with one of two situations atbr Resident Bush M white wje oj wetevf one of the worst inxelJigence communi ties on the ft com learning then one of the first things mat should happen is that heads should roll in the spook Un one of the things the Bush administration does least well is hold people it seems that if you are loyaJ to the you can foul up to beat the band and still keep your Since not one person has been fred for incompetence pr nobody in our govern ment made any mistakes or oversights at and the tejTQrisis were just genius es wto were j doirt think anybody who fifes himself into bunding is a ateo take years to The lem is that the Iraqi so impres bigger The paW with wjir tteii mistakm We hjjweyeii aje sp paying ttie salaries and bjjaefits of hujeaijejats wfo majf Jfef fiwsjaJses on our andfor all we they aie re 1 dont buy this heifer dust they both put out that we cant talk about our you especially when wey are In my the FBI and the Attorneys Office announced the arrest of an American citizen of Palestinian The they followed three and a hilf years of do you know what the three andahalfyear mvestfgirton turned up Among employees m souvenir shops and fastfood restaurants tbte man there were 50 Ulegal Neither he nor my of the have been charged with having any whatsoever wWi Im but if it takes tee and a hag to find 50 Ulegjls to a zomfty Where fee aJP U approach and use this debacle as a to dismwtied and rebuilt from the We should face the fact that our feder al Oe probably 3 revolting   

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