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Monday, December 3, 2007
   
Blast From The Past
Just for fun, we decided to post an old letter of Bubby's that to this day still remains... how shall we put this?... Relevant?


Feb. 11, 2004

Dear Bubby,


I worry that GW Bush is the worst president the U.S. has ever had and that this is the most critical historical period the U.S. has ever been in.

The combination of those two worries keeps me up at night. Now I have dark circles under my eyes and a permanent back ache, and I'm only 33.

Since you've seen a lot more of life than I have, can you reassure me that things have been this bad before, or maybe even worse, and they got better? Where does a person find hope in the dark moments of life?

Thanks,
Lily


Dear Lily,

Yes, Bush is the worst President we ever had. But we have had bad times and got through it. Do you listen to the programs on some of the political programs like CNN? Listen to as many as you can. I am a Democrat and that is the party of the people. I'm for Kerry and I would like to see Edwards as the No.2 man. I think they are both sincere and will try for the common people -- schools, health, jobs, etc.

Don't give up hope. This is your country and my country and is the best in the world. The trouble will dribble out and our men will come home. I lived through a few wars. Remember the storm is over and the sun shines again. Just like Noah and his ark. Trust in G-d. Keep your spirits high and do what's right.

Good Luck.
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This advice is ridiculous!!! Best country in the world? How ignorant. That is a bit hypocritical considering your admitting that Bush is actually awful. He is the reason we are at war with Iraq for God's sake! Also, all of these references to God sound extremely naive and ignorant. The thing I find funniest is that 'bubby' expresses her political opinion in such an overpowering way. Her political view is portrayed as 'correct' and she assumes he feels the same as her. these people need real help and advice, not god-preaching and dumb American comments.

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