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PAWS working solo
I would like to thank everyone who has joined in fundraising for a new Hardin County animal shelter at 220 Peterson Drive. Donations large and small are helping the project become a reality.
This is a project exclusively funded by PAWS Shelter Foundation with no financial assistance from the county.
A recent The News-Enterprise editorial inadvertently may have given the impression the county was funding the project. When the building is completed and in lock-and-key manner, it will be turned over to Hardin County to operate and maintain.
Meanwhile, donations are the source of our income and are needed. They may be mailed to PAWS Shelter Foundation, P.O. Box 1116, Elizabethtown KY 42702.
President, PAWS Shelter
Defying party lines
Dr. Benjamin Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at John Hopkins Hospital, recently spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast hosted by President Barack Obama, and later at the Conservative Political Action Conference known as CPAC.
At the breakfast, the good doctor confronted Obama with well thought-out criticism of Obamacare.
At CPAC, he laid out his beliefs as a conservative.
Had he been white, there probably would have been little or no reaction. But Carson soon found out what many other minority conservatives have found out the hard way: When you dare to think for yourself and wander off the plantation the Democrats have made for you, there will be consequences.
Shortly after he spoke out, the liberal blogosphere and such sites as Twitter were filled with thoughtful leftists calling him an Oreo, a GOP house negro, and worse.
Carsonhas had the courage to stand firm against this slander as he no doubt knows it says much more about the left than him. Predictably, this outrage will not be found in the mainstream media such as the AP (Administration Press?). Interestingly enough, when a liberal member of Congress claimed a tea party protester hurled a racial slur at him when Obamacare was being voted on, it was trumpeted by the media even though later it could not be proven.
For a party and a press corps that have never missed an opportunity to play the race card, it is interesting to see how the left deals with minorities who dare defy the party line and how hurling racial slurs is wrong except when they do it.
Kenneth L. Randall