Port Aransas South Jetty (Port Aransas, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 22, 1996 Page: 2 of 16
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“Both boots were lost,"
not yet been colored."
10 whet Kemp did to
vies, while Dole was
Steve Forbes, remain-
ostentatiously neutral. Then, at the last minute, after
all but won die nomination, Kemp endorsed Forbes.
It was the political equivalent of signing on as first mate
the Titanic c/ter it hit the iceberg. More than that, it was
insult to Dole that in the eyes of
observers and even rookies, marked
They say that if you want something done, ask a Last year, a record number of nominations were
Then Dole picks him for a running mate. Go figure.
, On the other hand, it is not terribly unusual for
cnadidate to pick an adversary as running mate. Rtanklin
D. Roosevelt did it in 1932 when he chose the very
conservative Jack Gamer, speaker of the House and a
Presidential rival, for vice president. John Kennedy chose
‘ r his running mate
thing in 1980with
busy person. received. That’s a testimony to the volunteerism of
Port Aransas is frill of busy this community. then
his chief opponent, Lyndon Johnson, for his running
in 1960 red Ronald Reagan did the same thing in 198C
people, which makes the selec- Nobody “runs” for Citizen of the Year. Selection is
tion of the Citizen of the Year an not based on the number of nominations received,
especially difficult process. and everyone is eligible to be nominated except for
That process is going to begin candidates for political office,
soon, as the deadline for submit- Citizen of the Year is an award that recognizes
ting nominations is just around continuous community service that is not provided as
the comer — Thursday, Sept part of the recipient’s job, and that has broad impact
12, to be precise. on the community. It is not designed to reward one
So far, nominations are com- good deed, because anyone can do a good turn once,
tog to at « steady drip. Citizen of the Year is special, and it has been
MARY HENKEL Now that the hustle and bustle presented to some special people. There are more
JUDSON of summer is coming to a grind- special people out there who should I
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It’s not an exact science, picking a running mate; there t» ofaummer is coming to a grind- special people out there who should be recognized
nation form in the paper, fill it It’s time to make those nominations. Don’t let the
tI^Aoul out and send it on its way.___deadline pass you by.
but that’s not really what it’s about.
A good naming mate compliments the bead ticket.
Julie, daughter of
There two men "
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then noticed that his
overshadowed. (It would be noted, however that George T SclanH timA* Judson’s remarks about his sex life not particularly often- brokered conventions are.
arc newcomers to the island and would to tell the com mu- economy and professionalism of the city government has brokered conventions.
a lot in the last 10 years. Too bad Mary Ju
I don’t know exactly why A1 Gore was such a good nity of Port Aransas what a terrific city it is. improved a lot in the last 10 yeirs. Too
choice but he was. As soon aa be and Clinton charged off Currently from Dallas, we can really appreciate and journalistic tatents have not
IMary Judson’s At this point it is with considerable effort I refrain from
an theb post-convention bus tour-two young, strong bulls respect “island time
ready to take on the world • Clinton's poll ratings soared. Vanessa Strach and Kevin Harris
So maybe Kemp is what Dole needs. Jude Wamiski, Port Aransas
Kemp’s memcr in supply-side economics (the less ^ betrayal
lengthy quotes from Chris _ Woodyard of the Houswn
the more tax revenues rolls in), has suggested that Dole is
^ u ^ whore main symptom Comments, Suggestions
Manuel Hall Chronicle, attending the GOP convention in San Diego. In
Honolulu, HI. an August 10 report he noted the ultra conservatism of
(Editor’s note: Mary Jndson made no comment on Texas delegates mostly oppose abortion really their only
Michael Robert’s sex life. Read the story again, ManueL concern, something all reasoning people Agree is a subject
You obviously haven’t changed either.) which should be without political domain. With that I fed
Lord knows, Kemp will bring enthusiasm to a campaign Everyone is ss
bfclly in need of it. He jump mto a discussion like a St. suffering from it
Bernard puppy bounding into a room, knocking things
the shelves, putting his paw in his food dish. Dole’s man
is more that of the
by former President Reagan’s . Two things I have been wanting.to compliment you on
and thank you for.
Now we are worried about citizen Dole. (1) The great feature article on Patsy Jones that was in the
myself^^cd tooffer my owndeac^tion ofthe views of
In their pervue the human female of the species is and
deserves to be regarded as no more than a pawn and toy of
opposite sex. Good girls among diem are to be kept
[ his paw in his food dish. Dole’smanner Has he forgotten bow we have gotten trillions in to debt? your July 11 edition. Carolyn Richards’ writing was very, super fetale at the will of their masters, given no choice as
undertaker given the task of telling the How under Reagan we indeed made our economy grow, very good and Murray's photos were excellent We love to frequency of pregnancy and numbers of children they
list their loved one’s remains seem to Only by spending money we didn’t have, leaving our Patsv and realty enioyed the story. bear. Bad girls of course be relegated to houses of assigna-
family that R
have been misplaced. 1 childrenand maybe their children to pay if off. (2) Sharon Schafer’s new picture. We enjoy Sharon's tion to practice the world's oldest profession, the only _
■With this decision it becomes obvious that Dole has Without the infusion of debtor money, trickle down articles very much but that old picture didn't do her justice, freedom of choice of which the female should be consid-
decided to put all hiseggs in the tax-cut basket Balance the economics only benefits the millionaires who trickle down How about a follow-up on the construction Trinity-by- ered deserving. In the event of their becoming parturient,
■that too but mainly a cut in to their sons. To his credit Bob Dole fought this crazy idea the Sea? I understand that construction is actually under say the crazies. "Let them suffer and bear, and be damned i
Patsy and reallv enioyed the story.
(2) Sharon Schafer’s new picture. We enjoy Sb
articles verymuch but that old picture didn’tdo her j
i thatwillmagically pay for itself. all his life; then 20 points down in the polls, November way. Maybe Murray could take a picture for us who are to the results of their erring ways. There, the gospel,
M I staring him in the face, a campaign stalled, he suffered a many miles away. according to Saints Pat Robertson and Jerry FUwell and
He could have chosen no better salesman of that brand staring him in the face, a campaign stalled, he suffered a
of snake oil than Jack Kemp. Kemp is one of the few people campaign deathbed conversion. We also wonder about the two ladies who lost their home their like.
who really believes in the product He has betrayed his deeply held convictions, his core and possessions in an explosion and fire a year and a half Now as to the now ended GOP convention, the most to y
n.i. ■■■■■. ii.n................ „. i ,i : ~ beliefs, indeed even his morals. ago or thereabouts. What ever happened? Wasn’t there a be said from this quarter is - suicidal. As for the Dole VP
nJniHis desire to win at all costs was just too much... court case scheduled for this summer? choice of Jade Kemp, a man with estimable record, even
cent years ana would oe surpassed in guts to numamty a---------*-*--1 v- this. - . ^ We enjoy the paper every week snd look forward to it though my own preference would have been John McCain
ou about New Years. of Arizona. Dole himself, a man I respect. Sadly gone
illiams • though, the fire that made him a national hero, and so, lost
Clayton McKinney Omaha, NB. the spirit to stand up to the ultraconservatives who threaten
If I were financially capable of purchasing one of these Port Aransas (Editor’s note: Thanks for your kind words! Con- the future, not just the party but more important, the nation.
ow vcr'«iwoouspeakthu*iy: Comment tasteless '****'*
ially since theSunday:
by the command of your^S/Thus elimuLting1*?^ *»“[" ^nktndK^ulh WlUu
to have a PHD in electrical engineering to operate them.
"I can’t leO yon how happy I am to have you here at the
house. Pint oraer
"We’re goinp to be baying a beaucoup of political the arrest of Mflce Robert’s allied killer,
ads coming up between bow and No-
vember. When tspiagprograms for
me cut them suckers, rve m&de my
I just read the article in the San Antonio newspaper about
er. I found Mary They’re fine and fishing as often aa possible.)
of course, real
en2#ahk# mltMt V (a^4Al|Ail |L>
night when 1 watenea the
merdals, eliminate all scratching
and spitting, arguments with the
umpire, long waits for the bull pen
to come forth and rock star '
the National Anthem. In
is a standing order to I
Letters to the Editor
s or any coi
exploded. We’ll check into it. love, especially
Reform Party speeches which caused me to think Demos
missed the boat in never bringing Richard Lamm into their
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It should be noted that Roat Perot was to me a bit of a
hero long agO\
my county, I
• 11 [gj|
, both Lamm and Perot made
b to deserve being heard by
i majorparties, each better than
bely to be heard by the Demos.
^ again avow my political
me so-called Republicans in
>U.S. Congress, 14th District of
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