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Letters to the Editor

May 15, 2014

America built on a 'Godly foundation'

America built on a ‘Godly foundation’

Dear Editor,

Like a frog in boiling water, our culture has been so desensitized to immorality and debauchery that we have lost even the semblance of a moral compass. How has society founded on Biblical principles gotten so far away from the Bible? The moral compass which once guided our nation’s people has been ridiculed and rejected. God consciousness has been removed from our society. It seems many Americans are running after ungodly amusements. Hollywood is pumping out godless entertainment. We see despicable acts that celebrate lifestyles void of morality. Special rights protecting homosexuality and radical feminism continue to undermine the once secure foundation of America.

God’s people need to rise to the high calling of Christ and be a light in the darkness. Where are the valiant men and women of our generation who are willing to participate in restoring our Christian foundation as a nation? With all its problems, America still stands as the best example of the benefits derived from building a nation on a Godly foundation. We need to pray for America, that our nation will get back to the principles of our Founding Fathers.

Yours truly,

Lawrence Powell

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Vote for Clovis June 3

Dear Editor,

June 3 is a very important day for all Iowans. Unfortunately, few of us are even aware of the significance of that date and even fewer of us will participate in this event.

June 3 is the day for primary elections … notorious for low voter turnout. But, this year, it’s a huge day and it will be vitally instrumental in determining your future.

Thinking Iowans have been stunned and angered by what they’ve been living through for the past six years. We’ve been witness to a spiraling America on all fronts. From a steadily failing economy doomed to lead us into something much worse than just a “depression” … to a society that’s increased its absolute dependance on government to a level that surpasses most Communist nations.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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