Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
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"I don't believe that's right, 1 believe you ought to vote for a man who has one image an hon- est image their own image not one from Madison Avenue. Agnew's image when he was un- leashed was just as phony as his iimage now that lie is leashed. What he says now de- serves no more credence than it did then." Warming to the cnthusiam of us audience, Shrlver then add- ed an clement of unsuspected showmanship. Denouncing Nix- on, he straightened himself be- "oro the podium with exagger- dignity and performed a identifiable impcrsona- ion of the president. Quoting Nixon's words, Shrivcr read: 'It has become fashionable to point up what Is wrong with what is called the American system. The critics contend that we should tear it down. I total- ly disagree. I believe in the American system." Then, overriding hoots of de- light from the partisan crowd, ho launched his attack: "Who doesn't believe in the Ameri- can system? But what system is he talking about a system that lets the wealthy avoid their fair share of taxes? That lets the governor of California get away with paying no taxes no state taxes? A system that says all right to 514 per cent unemployment? That is the American system they are for and I say if that is the Ameri- can system let them be amosg the unemployed." IDLE GOSSIP Royal romancs talk blossoms when- ever Britain's Prince Charles appears in public with a new companion. Recent allenlion centered on actress June Ritchie, starring as Scarlett O'Hara in tendon's current hit musical, "Gone With the who was the prince's date at a Windsor polo match. Thais American By PETER but has been London until now. It has been BANGKOK The up, according to tho Marine Corps commandant, military presence in Thailand men, principally from he air force now constitutes the largest segment of the U.S. war effort in Indocfiina. Robert E. Cushman, Jr., "to get a base that is more by which he meant Lhat with less ground forces in South Vietnam the Da Nang ong it is to remain here is one of the biggest in ssue which divides the con-enders for the forthcoming residential elections. country is now more vulnerable to Communist guerrilla attacks. HcGovern says he would con-emplate keeping a "residual" force possibly until all American prisoners are returned by ilanoi: President Nixon believes In the need for bases in Thailand to nding National Execulive Council, a military junta headed by Prime Minister Thanom Kittikachorn, welcomed the U.S. build-up sensing that, apart from economic spin- uture Communist takeovers in ho the presence of U.S. military power in such numbers en- A shift in strategy in U.S. air strikes against North Viet-lam has taken place silently nit rapidly over the last three months. Critics of the president's Indochina policies claim lliis Gwitcli of forces from South Cietnair. to stability for the country in its fight against isolated guerrilla groups. The Thais have never seen so many Americans even at the height of U.S. involvement in Indochina four years ago only troops were here. Now, hotels, res- is nothing more than a and bars in the north- ence trick" to enable tho U.S. to demonstrate that on paper it has kept its word over withdrawing from South Vietnam by fire simple expedient of moving its air presence a few hundred miles across national towns are booming as well as tho "special service" industries massage parlors, prostitutes, taxis a sizeable military force always generates. But there are signs that some Thais feel America must give U.S. strength in South Vietnam is now down to men. The American in political support and economic aid if it wishes to go on using the country as a springboard for the military of- ground crews and Marine guards at seven Thai bases against North Vietnam. A leading Thai financier, Gen- mainly in the north-east of Cftarusalhicn, who country, and it seems certain the figure will continue to deputy chairman of the National Executive Council, shock- as the U.S. attempts to bomb North Vietnam into submission. With around men aboard the Seventh Fleet in the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea and with [he main bomber force still based in Guam, the U.S. siill har, about servicemen tied up in the Vietnam war. At the peak in 1068 and the American presence in Vietnam ilself totalled American Chamber of Commerce officials with a speech here saying: "Ths more you want out of Vietnam the more you tie up Thailand." Financier Boonchu Ilojanas-thicn. vice-president of the Bangkok Bank, startled listeners at a lavish banquet when he said: "The time of America being our closest friend and ally is coming to an end. When the time comes and we shall have It is clear that some movements of troops between part, let it not be said that Thailand broke away, but rath- nam and Thailand were carried out in order to meet that the national interests of both our countries made It un- dent Nixon's publicized target of withdrawals. A few days before the end "of June, when the total of men in Vietnam was for (he United States to have exclusive rights over Thailand's friendship." be reduced to the tual number was still OFF above the largct. Hurried were made to shift some army personnel (CP1 Takings from public weighing machines dropped by half in the last 10 and overnight seven says a report by the and air force fighter squadrons were transferred to Slimming crazes led to a boom in sales of bath- Phong, 250 miles north-east scales and public ma- may have to be taken off The Nam Phong base market if the trend contin- built during the Johnson the report concludes.