Bobby Jefcoat letter

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Letter to the editor

Vote on Mother’s Day example of government divided to extreme

In the U.S. House of Representatives last week, the House considered what should have been considered a very non-controversial Mother’s Day resolution. (View it in its entirety at

To see who voted against this Resolution, (ALL were of the SAME Party affiliation), see this website:,

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The resolution passed 400 to 0, then Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kan.), rose in protest causing a second vote on the Resolution which resulted in 178 members of one party voting against it. In my opinion, this takes divided government way past the EXTREME, a house or a government divided against itself will fall. How much longer will the USA stand? The news story is here at

Bobby D. Jefcoat
Batesville, MS