This month you will notice a
be-side your name if you haven't paid your dues.This will be your last time to receive theERWF newsletter if you don't renew your membership. SO, please send in your re-newal checks so you won't miss a single edition of our great, informative newsletter.Regular and sustaining members currently number 182. There is a total of 18 new members. Those notpreviously acknowledged are: LENORE ANVICK,BERNICE HUSTON, DEBRA DANIELSON, KARENGIACOMINI, SANDRA POWERS and JANETTHOMAS. Welcome to our club. We encourage you tobecome active in our organization and hope you willtruly feel connected.Guests at our February meeting were:
Madison Powers, Deborah Peterson, and our guestspeaker, Margie Handley, an associate member of ERWF. Thank you for your generous donations.
LOST & FOUND!
Not much gets lost at our meetings
BUT……..At our February 17th meeting
a nice black button was turned in toMargaret Stafford. Please contact her if it belongs to you.
The teacher with a mean yardstick!
Did you know that the Democrats are completelyresponsible for Civil Rights in the United States? Thatwas news to me also! As a teacher, I subscribe toseveral children's periodicals. When the latest issue of KIDS DISCOVER arrived, it looked promising...the titletheme was CIVIL RIGHTS. Hurriedly, I opened it andbegan reading. According to the misinformed edi-tors/writers, Civil Rights are the brain child of LyndonJohnson and his Democrat cronies.One hundred years of Republican hard work was noteven mentioned in any form! Not only did they 'forget'to mention that the Republican Party was founded toOPPOSE SLAVERY, but Republicans were always theparty that the vast majority of blacks called their home,until LBJ.
Lyndon Johnson’s Democratic buddies DID
NOT support him in Civil Rights! The REPUBLICANSpassed his civil rights legislation. After the 1960s, civilrights became identified with the Democrats but with avery different twist. No longer was it viewed as equalopportunity to work hard and make a great life for one-self. From the 1960s forward, Civil Rights has been high jacked by the Democrats and made into a "victim men-tality" issue - the kind-hearted Democrats are only tooready to provide subsidized incomes, housing, and firstin line for college admittance, job placement, etc. (or sothe Democrats would have them think.) Thanks to theDemocrats, the black family is primarily destroyed.Young black men don't marry and support their preg-nant girlfriends because they can make more money onwelfare if unmarried! And the list goes on and on!I cancelled my subscription to KIDS DISCOVERY andwrote them a letter explaining why - they had lost credi-bility with me on Civil Rights by failing to get the factsstraight! How I'd like to take a yardstick to them!My challenge to all of you is this...the next time youhear, see, or read something that you know is not cor-rect, CALL THEM ON IT! Together, we can get the realstory out.
The Plot Sickens
We are yet again being subjected to huge servingsof baloney by many members of congress and a whop-ping segment of the media.Their combined efforts makes it abundantly clear thattoo many in both arenas are convinced we are way toodumb to size up them and the issues they are convolut-ing and trashing.
What a furor over the Dubai shipping company’s
business administration of the United States ports atNew York, New Jersey, Baltimore, New Orleans, Phila-delphia, and Miami. This is not a new development.Many U.S. ports function under foreign business ad-ministrations. This particular arrangement was ap-proved in November 2005. No one expressed alarmistviews on either side of the aisle at that time. This hasprobably become ballistic primarily because most of
congress, the media, and the public haven’t known that
much about the functions of the ports. Further, for manyof their number, any topic of attack on the administra-tion is enough to make them look frantically for tea tothrow overboard. They have given us ample reason to
be well aware that knowing what they’re talking about is
no prerequisite to talking a whole bunch, particularly if
there’s an open mike in an election year? And no one
remembers to say the United States Coast Guard willbe handling security in those ports as they do in all theother ports.
The country of Dubai is a primary supporter of our country in ways that are uniquely important in our effortsin that area. This Dubai business is investing billions inthis enterprise. Do you have even a sliver of a belief there's any intent to blow-up that investment and loselong term profits?
That’s an absolute no
-brainer and I wish the oppor-tunists would shut up and grow up.