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Page 2A -The MalakoJf News Fr iday, October 7, 2t)11 ............................... t the Editor ........................ Stupid is as stupid does [)ear Editor, The title is a dh-ect quote fi'om Forrest Gump. FU!~y 80 to 90 percent of citizens realize that the least eM- dent use of money is to rut~ it through the govermnent This percentage includes me*L womem children (wise beyond their years), Republicans, Democrats, and yes, ex,'en those devilish ~[ea Party members. The 10 to 20 percent remaining who think the govemn~em does a good job with ot~r tax do[tars obviously inch~des Con- gress, extreme libemts and. the White House. For many ):ears, only thiw cents of each tax dollar O gets to the end use. (Xa,entlv we are also borrowing ib~xv4wo cents on each ........ :" ........ -- ........ . dollar. So, althougt~ I m no ...... ma{hematician, the above thcts plus the ever-increasing deficit show that only ten to fifteen cents is being uti- lized in a positive: manner once in the hands of govern- Our Found ng Fathers bad t~o intention that govern- ment should become so powerful, and yet, we usually succumb m the co' ti'om our leaders fbr more taxes, gee accept eveu additio~m[ tee they tack on us. We listen when our leaders tell us to tighten our belts, quit whin- ing~ m~d send more hard-earned ddlars to the govern- mere for more v.iag[~tiil soendLng. Sounds--st-upid-to._ Inc. Does anyone know where we can reach Forrest Gump? l'm sure he ca[~ figure this out. Deanna Drab .... .......Payne Springs LFTTERS TohrtlE EDITO~ POLICY The Malakoff News encourages our readers to exbress their views and opii~ions in Letters to the Edi[0r. For abei:ter cfi,mce iit publication; the letter should: - Be original and must be signed by the writer. Unsigned letters will not be considered for publi- cation, - Atl letters should contain a daytime phone number or mailing address for verification. Letters tha:t are considered to be libelous, slanderous, con- raining defamatory remarks or in pour taste will not be published. Letters oi1~ political stature will not be published after earlyNoting begins. Letters condemniing or: praising btisinesses ydll not be publishedl..~i' i ....... ISSN: 1050-8937 * Published weekly by Me- diaOne L.L.C. 815 East: Royall Blvd,, Suite 6, Malakoff~ "I~:xas 75148. In i teni~ters0n County', sub~ " scription rates are $26 per year and $22 per year tbr senior citizens (65 years and older). Texas out-ol~ county subscriptions are $30, out-of-state sub- scriptions are $40. Entered as Feqodicals at Malakeft; "lTe~as 75148. POSTMASTER: Send ad- dress changes to: The Malakoff News, 815 East Royall .BIvd., Suite 6, Malakoff, Texas 75148, Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation Which i~a55 ;ippe-filr i:fi it~e ~dhh~iis o f this-newspaper.~w-iU gladly be corrected upon being brought to the at- tention of ti~e publisher. i,og Cabin Swingers garage sale "lThe Log (;abi~ Swh~gers Square Dar~ce Club will hold its anmml garage sale 8 a.m, k~ 4 p.m, Oct 6~8. Tl?e sale will be held at the Promenade Hail at 1210 North "tooI Drive (SH 274). Square dance lessons will resume Mo~> dw, Oct. 1(). The next reg~ ular square dance will be Oct. 15. For more intbmaa- tion call 903-340-9672. "lea Party meeting The Cedar CreekTea Party monthly meeti~g will be held at the Seve~ Points DaiU Queen 7 p.m, Tuesday, Oct. I1. The topic tl~is month is Ne 10 proposed amendments to the Texas State Cor~stku- .1i~!. Eve!Tone is weI- come. If you have any questions contact WiR. Fackler at 903-432d 188. .Repub|iean Women meeting The Henderson County Repubiica~? Women club will be having its monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Oct, t2. The meeth~g will be hen at (l~e (;edar Creek Library in Seven Points. Phil/ip Smith from Representaive l.tensarling's office will be r speaki~g, tqe wi!l be a~> freshments, card and cht feb% ministries that swerh~g questkms and filb domiilo games; and other be+~efit ttm_commtmitv. :h~.g the ladies in on the lat- activities. A light lunch This >,ear's event [g est session, All ladies 18 will be served. Member- scheduled fi)r Oct. 22 at m~d over are welcome to ship is five. For h#brl:na- 6 p.m. and will be held at atlend, lkm call 9(?3-340-9672, M~ilako:ff High School. It Lone Star Rep~bliean CR Hmmted ilouse is an allQ'ou-car>eat fish Women meethig There will be a haunted fry featuring live cute> l.one Star Republican house m the old hospital in tainment, the "biggest Womet~ will host Hender~ Athens three consecutive and best" bake sale, a son County District 4 weekends, Oct. t5-16, 22- chance to wi~ a grand Commissioner Ken 23, and 29-30, The haunt- prime big flat screen? t[V. Geestin at their naeeting on ed house will be open on an4 many door prizes, in~ Thursday; Oct. 13, at I1:30 Saturdays fi'om 6 p.m, to eluding a queen size quilt a.m. Also, Joan X ng will midnight and on Sandays do~ated by the Tidmore, report