New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 26, 2005, Page 4

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July 26, 2005

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 26, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4 July Herald Zeitung Serving New liniiinfeh ami Carnal County since New Braunfels Zeitung was founded 1852 New Braunfels Herald was founded The two papers merged in 1957 and printed in both German and English until 1958 Managing Editor Editor and Publisher Circulation Director Advertising Director Business Manager News Editor Gary MaltUnd DougToncy JoffFowUr David OUR OPINION Playing trying to win a state title While I A Then the New Braun tion is likely to I W i w w star team took the get even tougher field Mday the team from this point tedly had a chip on its shoul the New I Braunfels 11 One year the same yearold allstar team reached the sectional team could have championship game without what it takes to a loss before being swept by i West Sugar Last connnueirs New Braunfeis saw a dreaded march through repeat performance as possi postseason After reaching the title New Braunfels lost to West Sugar Land to force an if This the local youngsters refused to Riding the pitching and hitting of Tanner New Braunfels coasted to the sectional title and into the state Earlier this hundreds of children and dozens of teams from Comal County started postseason When the dust settled the only team from New Braunfels to make it to state was the During its postseason the team played with class that started at the top with coach Jeff The team played hard but played The players didnt complain when things got tough all of their games were decided on the field of play and they finished every game with a Far too often fans and others forget that these players are just children spending their summers on the baseball The game is supposed to be fun and these children kept it that With Fridays New Braunfels puts just its thirdever representative in the Little League state Good luck to the 11yearolds in their quest for a state TODAY IN HISTORY By The Associated Press Today is July the 207th day of There are 158 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On Winston Churchill resigned as Britains prime minister after his Conservatives were soundly defeated by the Labor Clement Attlee became the new prime On this date In Benjamin Franklin became Postmaster In Attorney General Charles Bona parte issued an order creating an investigative agency that was a forerunner of the In President Truman signed the National Security creating the Department of the National Security the Central Intelli gence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of In Adlai Stevenson was nominated for president and John Sparkman vice president by the Democratic National Convention in In Argentinas first Eva died in Buenos Aires at age In Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy in GUESTCOLUMN Columnist should be united against enemies of the USA Molly Ivins did not quite get it correctly in her column July Her opinion was written before the column came out in the New York Times that vindicated Karl Rove and any illegal information given to any reporter that would require the removal of Pres ident Bushs This sounds very much like what Kerry tried to do when he oh so that Vice President Dick Cheneys daughter was a lesbian and fair game as she entered the politi cal The line that was most revealing was die comment that if Karl Rove cannot be proved to have committed a he should be fired Wouldnt that have been refreshing if the impeached President Clinton would have been held to the same high expectations when he lied before a grand jury and was convicted of per jury by a judge that was appointed by him in Ivins still hasnt gotten over the fact that President Bush has been elected by the citizens of the United twice The liberals and Democrats have been having a fit because they no longer can dictate what their desires are on the Ivins should remember that laws are for the protection of the people and not for die protection of the govern President Clinton did not protect the people when he called an attack on the Twin Towers in 1993 as a problem for the courts and not what it really was attack by foreign terrorists then the attack on our embassies in Africa and an attack on the USS If he would have been doing his job instead of taking polls for his then some kind of program would have been put into it fell on the shoulders of a new presi It was nine months into his job that we had to begin the first building blocks of national seems to have faded from the con science of liberals as they give the terrorists reasons for the evil acts on the unprotected as spmehow not their BETTY CLIFFORD BeityCliffbfdisaNew n f 1 J but elected Bmunfels resident The media continues to call the terrorists in Iraq My dictionary calls insurgents or one who rises in opposition to estab lished The word terrorist is defined as one creating terror or causing an organized system of These people that bomb are not wanting to build a They kill only the unarmed and If they actually fought as in previ ous then their group would have a Their goal is destruction and power by intimi like the dictator The terrorists now are faced with the knowledge that this president will indeed protect the as he swore to when he took the oath of the Ivins should be united against the ene mies of the country and not the people of the In case she isnt sure of what I will spell it out USA EDITOR 3 NBHS coaches worth recognition After spending 36 years teaching algebra at and almost 20 years with some very success ful tennis I have read with dismay the news about all the changes in the coaches Before some citizens think we have lost every good coach or other extracurricular I want to call your attention to three manyyear Beth Bronk is just about the best band director in the and she has been around for quite a Phyllis Fowler is the best volleyball coach in the David Mueller came to the Unicorns in 1980 and promptiy proceeded to send an endless stream of tennis stars to the He is the I notice the school board has finally gotten some common They put Bob Rodriguez into the position of Bob was my algebra He was the coach of the state championship soccer Please help teachers and and he will be the best principal in a long Johnnie New Braunfels United States Government PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH 1600 Pennsylvania NW 20500 KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON Russell Senate Office Building Room 284 20510 Telephone 202 2245922 Fax 202 2240776 Mtob Send emails through Web 145 Duncan Suite 120 San Antonio 78226 Telephone 210 3402885 Fax 210 3496753 JOHN CORNYN Russell SenateHart Room 517 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 600 Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone 210 2247485 Fax 210 2248569 CONGRESSMAN LAMAR SMITH Rayburn House Office Building Room 2184 20515 Telephone 202 2254236 Fax 202 2258628 Web address Send emails through Web SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 1100 ME Loop Suite 640 San Antonio 78209 Telephone 210 8215024 Fax 210 8215947 HENRY CUELLAR 1404 Longworth House Office Building 20515 Telephone 202 2251640 Fax 202 2251641 Web address SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 1149 Commerce Suite 210 San Antonio 78205 Telephone 210 2712851 Fax 210 2776671 GOVERNOR Texas Government RICK PERRY State Room Box 12428 Austin 78711 Telephone 800 8435789 Fax STATE HOUSE CARTER CASTEEL 254 Mill New Braunfels 78130 Telephone 830 6270215 Toll Free 866 6874961 Fax 830 6278895 Email address [email protected] STATE SENATE JEFF WENTWORTH 1250 NE Loop Suite 720 San Antonio 78209 Telephone 210 8267800 WHILEJNL AUSTIN Telephone 512 4630125 Fax 512 4637794 Email address [email protected] JUDITH ZAFFIRINI SAN ANTONIO OFFICE 12702Toepperwein Road San Antonio 78233 Telephone 210 6570095 Fax 210 6570262 Sacrifice freedom for security and end up with neither CHARLEYREESE Charley Reese is a columnist for King Fea tures You can write to him Box Should your personal life be an affair of state Thats what divides liber tarians and true conservatives from the modern Jacobins who falsely wear the label of liberal or The position is that your private and personal affairs are not the busi ness of the state as long as you refrain from applying force or fraud against your fellow The Jacobin position is that your life belongs to the state and your personal interests may be sac rificed for the common of the Jacobins will The most recent example was the Supreme Court deci sion that the state may take your property not for any tradi tional public such as a school or but simply because the politicians want to hand it over to developers who will put more expensive buildings on The fact that a family may have worked a lifetime to acquire their home or small faithfully paid their taxes and obeyed the laws means To the the end always justifies the Jefferson one of Americas great est said after the Northern victory that a question settled by force will always arise again in another form and in another He was The same division that was present at the Constitutional Con that was argued almost continu ously during the early days of the repub lic and that led to war between the North and South remains with us question is Do you want a strong central government or a weak central govern ment acting as an agent for sovereign states with clearly defined and limited powers The North stood for the central govern the South for the the manpower and indus trial might decided the issue in favor of a centralized Just as several Confederate leaders this quick ly evolved into empire and imperial The next war was indeed a war for empire the SpanishAmerican and was immediately followed by anoth er war that put the lie to the claim of lib erating people from That war was the Philippine in which we crushed those who wanted true indepen It by the far bloodier than the war against a very weak Every war since has been a clash of em including World War What Americans need to realize is that it is impossible to increase government power without decreasing individual lib Government after means coercing people into doing some things and into refraining from doing other Every law says to the You must or You shall liberty is lost law by law by Dictatorships do not arise from dictators telling people what terrible things they plan to do all dictatorial power is built on a promise of good things Power rests either with the people or with the government it cannot reside in both at the same Power is like elec tricity and is never It is always flow ing in one direction or the Power is more seductive and addictive than These are basic principles based on human nature and are as true today as they were in classical As a true conservative with a strong lib ertarian I fear government more man terrorists and Random acts by random individuals with no army and no air force can be dealt with much more easily than actions by a govern ment backed up by military and police In recent federal law en forcement has expanded to the point where there is now an equivalent of five military divisions armed and invested with the power to make The problem with freedom is that it is a twosided On one side is the liberty to make decisions on the other is respon I pray we have not reached the point where more Americans fear respon sibility than love As many have said those willing to sacrifice free dom for security will end up with ;

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