The Journal Gazette
Monday, December 02, 2019 1:00 am


Clinic shutting down

On Dec. 30,  Living Luke's Legacy Primary Care will close. After providing free physicals, TB tests, treating diabetes, hypertension, and other medical issues, the clinic is closing because of a lack of medical professionals volunteering. Thanks to Dr. Phillip Jackson for providing medical supervision, the Tippman Foundation, board members and volunteers for all their work in keeping this clinic functioning.

Anita Doctor

Fort Wayne

Trump's numerous flaws are plain for all to see

It's really hard to take apart Byron Thompson's Nov. 20 letter regarding why he voted for Donald Trump. We should rehash everything we knew about Trump so we can know precisely what Thompson and his friends voted for.

They voted for a man who spent years denying housing and employment to black families. They voted for a man who said he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and still get votes. They voted for a man who degraded women for their appearance during debates. They voted for a man caught on tape bragging about sexually assaulting women and walking in on naked teen girls during a pageant. They voted for a man who went bankrupt more than three times and who stiffed contractors and workers – and they voted for him because they believed he would fix the economy. They voted for a man who mocked a reporter with a disability.

They voted for a man they believed would respect the military but who dodged the draft and trumpeted that he didn't like John McCain because McCain had been captured. They voted for a man who promised to strip health care from millions of Americans and promised a tax overhaul that has done nothing but benefit the rich, leaving the average American worse off. They voted for a man who promised to build a wall that Mexico would pay for (fun fact, they have not) and instead, 70,000 migrant children have been detained and separated from their parents simply for trying finding a better life in this great country.

Thompson said he voted for someone who doesn't lie. Trump has lied to the American people over 10,000 times since taking office, and he lied during the primary. He said he voted for someone who wouldn't rob us blind, who wouldn't attack our constitutional freedoms. Trump has robbed us blind and he is constantly attacking our constitutional freedoms. He may see lies, deceit and corruption in Democrats, but it is blatantly sitting in the White House right now.

I don't know why he would be proud to vote for that.

Emily Mossoian

Fort Wayne

Evangelicals acutely aware of our national decline

I find it ludicrous that, according to Terry G. Gamlin's letter of Nov. 24, the election of Donald Trump is evidence of moral decline. He also inferred that conservatives' and evangelicals support of Trump is further proof of this decline.

Nobody is more acutely aware of this decline than are evangelical Christians. Despite what liberals may believe, Christians and their Jewish counterparts have been the moral rock upon which this nation has lasted for as long as it has. Remove all the Christians from America and judgment will surely follow.

If the majority of conservatives did vote for Trump, they did so in a futile attempt to expose the vice and corruption that has always been systemic throughout our governmental body. Trump is a Johnny-come-lately.

Larry Reynard

Fort Wayne

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