- Owner of Mary Jane Burgers & Brew in Perryville to open new culinary concept in Cape (9/15/17)3
- Man accused of setting fire to Delta bar; posted photos of it burning on Facebook (9/17/17)5
- McClure man accused of leaving children in hot truck while gambling in casino (9/19/17)1
- How the story of one dog is helping others (9/14/17)1
- Eyewitnesses testify about fatal shooting; men were using drugs, alcohol (9/14/17)
- Jury finds Harris guilty of murder, 3 other counts (9/15/17)4
- Retailer may come to Jackson; rezoning needed first (9/17/17)2
- New boutique store advocates for special-needs people (9/19/17)
- Planet Fitness to anchor Town Plaza shopping center (9/18/17)1
- Mo. conservation agents help fight fires in western U.S. (9/15/17)
Election is also a moral decision
To the editor:
The decision we make in November is much more complex than just deciding between George Bush and John Kerry. We are not going to fix this mess with just one election. It will take two or more elections. It goes straight to the moral roots of our society.
Do we continue to hope a politician will give us a better tomorrow? We have done this for 40 years, and see how immoral some of our laws are? Or do we vote for the best of the worst this time, send a message to Washington that we follow the Lord, get rid of the most important issues (abortion for now) and trust that the Lord will help us find a way to help the social issues in the future?
Whom do you trust the most: a politician or the Lord? The Lord promises that what you give you will get back tenfold. Do you follow the Bible or not? We must change the path we are on or it will continue to get worse.
If we make a strong enough showing this time, no politician will ever again support abortion or any other immoral law. Next time we can vote for a candidate with the best plan for social issues. The Lord will see to it that we will not fail. He will be with us..
If we fail, we will have more immoral laws and court rulings. Please spread the word that we can make a huge difference in November.
GERARD MACKE, Leopold, Mo.