Not only was my letter to the editor published...Submitted by The Granger on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 11:58
First, I want to share with you that my bard rock rooster, Bon Bon, kicked my @$$ yesterday. Two hens were nesting, and two others were squawking to get on the occupied nests. Bon Bon was in the coop squawking louder than the girls, advocating for one of the bard rock hens that wanted an occupied nest. So I went in the coop and chased him out, turned around to place the hen on an unoccupied nest, when BAM!, Bon Bon spurred my @$$. I stood up and LOL. He drew blood, but I give him credit for doing his job. I ushered him out of the coop and went to work.
Earlier this week I had taken a letter to the editor of my paper concerning the Super Brochure. She said she wouldn't publish it because it was a "campaign letter". I disagreed, but didn't argue. All week I've been bummed about our meeting wondering, "How do I break through?" I put a Ron Paul commercial on my outgoing message machine. That cheered me up.
Well, on my way to choir practice, a friend asked me to come by to check out a rooster I commissioned her to paint for my priest ("Before the cock crows three times"). We visited for a few minutes and just as I'm ready to leave she (a hard core Obama voter) says, "I liked your letter to the editor". "What?" I asked, "My letter was published?" She says, "Yeah, take a look. Really a good letter." Sure enough, it was entitled, "Enslaved Populous". I was so happy to see my letter, which they had edited. My letter was about censorship and offering the Super Brochure. They twisted it a little and made it an, "Enslaved debited society letter". I'll post at the end of this story, which gets better. After choir practice, I wrote a "Thank You" card to the editor and the editorial board, and enclosed a check for an annual subscription. Then I continued reading the paper.
The commentary was from the RCC Chair. He channeled Milton Friedman on the Donahue show from 1979. It was a commentary one would think a Ron Paul supporter would write. I sent him an email this morning and told him I liked his commentary better than my letter, sincerely! He blew me away. Is the tide turning? It sure looks like it. Well, I'm not going to forget the lesson Bob Bon taught me. I'm not going to turn my back and take for granted we're out of the blackout.
Anyone else having any breakthroughs?
Here's my letter to the editor that was published:
America once was the, “Home of the Brave; Land of the free.” America now represents a global police state, with the strongest forces in private, city, county, state, federal, national, and outer space, “defense”, owning more prisons, than any nation on Earth. Our many layers of government, representing the corporate world, have passed laws and bills that now render every unincorporated American a potential terrorist, while enslaving us with tremendous debt and fear. There is a presidential candidate who is censored by what many people call the Main Stream Media. When he is named, they call him a racist, homophobe, and unelectable; Yet, he won California and Texas’ GOP Straw Polls; Placed second in Iowa’s’ and New Hampshire's, and has more support from all branches of the Armed Forces than any candidate, in any party. Anyone who reads Ron Paul’s books or speeches knows he’s not a racist or homophobe, so calling Ron Paul names only makes one appear MSM programmed and unable to think for ones self.
Here is the YouTube that inspired my RCC Chair to write a commentary that the bulk was the dialog: