Letters to the Editor – Arkansas News

Letters to the Editor – Arkansas News


The Baxter Bulletin

Published 5:36 p.m. CT Aug. 11, 2017

 

Writer defends position on issues

J.R. Crawford,

Mountain Home

Please allow me to reply to a LTE published on 8-9-17, from Edsel Inberg which, I believe, was directed to me.

First, I will not lower myself to repeat the “_” word in which everyone knows the meaning. And, as far as the accusation that I stand on Sunday touting Jesus, while being oblivious to Jesus’ admonition to feed the hungry and care for the sick, I am all for feeding the hungry and caring for the sick.

But I also accept the fact that the responsibility of those who are elected to govern us, is first of all, to protect American Citizens, and letting those from any country to enter the U.S. without any legal procedure whatsoever, is reckless and stupid.  We need to study ways to streamline our immigration process, and find ways to help those in need where ever they may be, but we do not need to endanger American lives in the process.

For your information, back in the 1990s, I helped start a food pantry that was feeding 380 people a week when I left to move to Mountain Home. Caring for the poor is a function of church (God’s people), not government. You are correct in that Matthew said “that when we do unto the least of these, we do unto Him”; but, how’s that work with what we SAY?

And, you mention the 13 men who “gathered behind closed doors in secret to design the failed Trumpcare plan” while failing to quote your leader, Nancy Pelosi who presented the failed Obamacare plan as — you’ve got to pass it to know what’s in it. You DO know hypocrisy when you see it.

And while we are on the subject, you say…

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