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To the editor:
Area voters have one of the most
important choices to make regarding and affecting our everyday lives
that we can make during the Nov. 2, 2004, election. Eight area
judges are asking us the voters to retain them for another term. The
three appellate judges, John McCullough, Robert Cook and Robert
Steigmann, are asking us to retain them for 10 long years, and
Circuit Court Judges Ron Dozier, Steve Pacey, John Huschen, Harold
Frobish and David Coogan are asking to be retained for another six
Citizens for Justice, Inc. is asking
all area voters reading this message to join them in asking each and
every voter to reclaim area courthouses by voting "no" on retaining
each of these eight area judges. Now is the time to clean house at
the area courthouses, and this election is the perfect time for area
voters to make their voices heard.
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column in this letter]
Remember, the only way we the voters
and the public can fire these area judges is by voting "no" to
retain them, on the Nov. 2, 2004, ballot. Otherwise we must wait for
another six long years to decide on retaining the five circuit
judges again and then wait 10 long years to decide on retaining the
three appellate judges.
Can we count on every Republican,
Democrat and independent voter to join us in voting "no" on the
ballots regarding retaining each of these eight area judges on Nov.
Citizens For Justice, Inc.
Lester C. Van Bibber III, President
(Posted Nov. 1, 2004)
Life Sentence, No Parole
If we tried to invent the
cruelest punishment for dogs, we probably couldn't come up with
anything worse than "solitary confinement" on a chain or in a
Dogs are pack animals who
crave the companionship of others. Scratches behind the ears,
games of fetch, or even just walks around the block mean the
world to them. Curling up at your feet while you watch TV is
their idea of heaven.
Many dogs left to fend for
themselves at the end of a chain fall prey to attacks by other
animals or cruel people, and many others are injured or hanged
or choke as a result of getting entangled or caught in their
If you have a backyard dog,
please, bring him or her inside. They don't want much--just
service announcement from Lincoln Daily News and