Democrat-Gazette pours on the inneundos
The reason I keep sending you these articles when they bash Senator Holt is because the battle is so important. If the media can pick off each individual that dares step forward and initiate conservative legislation, then they can keep anyone else from coming forward and doing the same. It is rare for a legislator to have the courage to step forward in the first place. The media knows they must stop them or others will follow. We that believe in the Christian principles in which Jim believes must engage in the battle with him. Because I know how important this battle is, I have made it a goal to pray for Jim Holt every day. I pray that you will do the same. If Jim can come through as a winner, then other legislators can see the battle can be won. That is why each of these conservative battles listed below is so important and why we must encourage the legislators and hold them up in prayer. At the national level we have talk radio programs, Fox news, etc. to defend our national leaders. In Arkansas we don't have that, and that leaves the liberal media wide open to crucify them unless we as the people do something.
I know that Jim Holt agonizes and hurts as he works through each step he takes. However, I talked to him today, and he said three weeks ago he was ready to call it quits but now feels refreshed, invigorated, and great. He says he feels the prayers. He said he is seeing some fruit in different areas and that some reporters have even expressed a desire to get to know him better.
Please e-mail the writers of this editorial. You can copy and paste their e-mails in the address box and send to all three at one time. I also encourage you to write letters to your local paper and also send to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and defend Jim and Christ. Remember if one hears something often enough they tend to believe it whether it is true or not. Letters to Arkansas Democrat Gazette need to be no more that 250 words. Most local papers allow 350. The address for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette letter is Voices, ArkansasDemocrat Gazette, P. O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ar. 72201
To encourage Jim Holt and offer him your support, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
A daytime storyDon’t try reading this at night
HE WAS well-built, blond, and nice looking. You know, he kept in shape. Oh, heck. Let’s face it: He was downright handsome. The women at his campaign events called him gorgeous. The menfolk just admired—and envied—him. He was a born-again Christian, and made a point of saying it early and often. Too often, it seemed. Like he was trying to explain away the obvious contrast between Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself and the dark forces he was stirring: Hey, I’m not a hater. I’m a Christian. I’m a good man. I’m just telling you the truth, and how can I help it if the papers don’t understand? They’re too liberal, anyway. You know I’ll always tell you the truth. Even if it hurts or offends. I can take the heat. But I’ll still always tell you the God’s honest truth. You can trust me.
His just-finished bid for the U.S. Senate was closer than anybody’d expected. Heck, he was supposed to get trounced! Not only did he not, he had such a respectable showing that his political stock soared. He was eyeing the Governor’s Mansion. The media were against him, he’d tell you in a heartbeat, but the people—The People!—were for him.
Like him, the people had common sense. Like him, they knew that all this illegal immigration was hurting their state. They could see it happening all around them. They were out there working and sweating, but those eggheads in their Ivory Towers, what did they know? To him, Immigration was a kind of 11-letter four-letter word. And he knew how to fling it around. Like a bullwhip. From his legislative perch in the statehouse, he Told It Like It Was. Or, at least, like it would be if They took over. You know who They were. People with darker skin. Dirty, shifty-eyed people from another place, and another race. And They were lazy, and They were just here to eat up as much tax money as possible so the rest of Us were left without. And the newspapers apparently wanted it that way, ya know, because why else would they write all these editorials denouncing his efforts to solve the problem? Heck, every time this good ol’ Christian boy opened his mouth, one of Them Lyin’ Newspapers would chime in, using that snotty way of theirs to belittle his legislation, or twist the truth, or make it out to be something different from the fine, upstanding thing it was.
He was in the same party as the Governor, but the Governor shied away from him, too. Our handsome young man was just so. . . controversial. The governor—a controversial Republican himself—didn’t like to get too close. But, hey, the governor wouldn’t be governor forever, right? (In fact, it would be the governor’s last term.) The people, you see—The People!—would always be there for our handsome, Christian man. After all, wasn’t he just trying to give the people what they really wanted? That is, the people didn’t want the state to keep feeding Them, day after day, and giving Them shelter, night after night. The people could see how the whole state was being taken over, and they weren’t going to put up with it, not any more. And here was this shining white knight who was going to lead them. . . . —————The year was 1990. The man’s name was David Duke. And Louisiana still hasn’t got over all the damage he did.
This story was published Saturday, January 29, 2005
Copyright © 2005, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc. All rights reserved.This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc.Debbie Pelleydpelley@cox-internet.comcheck out this website: www.wpaag.org