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BUMPERSTRIPS: Agt hcc i a: I111adsa 1 for 25c; 5 for $1; 100 for $10; 1,000 for $50. NEW PARTY OF TEXAS Box 876 Austin 78767 ATHENA MONTESSORI SCHOOL RED RIVER AT 41ST Opposite Hancock Center GR 6-9700 or GL 4-4239 Leo Nitch, Director der a Chicago voting machine, I just may not survive the nostalgia. Harris Green, Displaced Provincial, NYC. Consider the Alternatives . . . Perhaps I agree with 100% of what you say, but am drawn to a different conclusion by your own agruments. . . . If there is a movement in this country away from fascism and rule based on power and fear tactics toward genuine democracy, our choice for President should be the man who more nearly can accommodate himself to the desired direction. By his own statements, we can assume that Nixon fails to comprehend either the severity of this nation’s problems or the necessity for massive federal resources as a partial solution.. . . You seem to be having difficulty with the presence of the Daleys and the Connallys in the Humphrey camp. To this I would ask is Strom Thurmond or Spiro Agnew more nearly the model for enlightened political action?.. . When the alternatives are Richard Nixon, George Wallace or not voting, I feel relatively comfortable with Hubert Humphrey. In deciding on who will provide progressive, sensitive leadership for four and possibly eight years, we must choose I 71,, co ., I Will end in its own good time depend upon it as an apparition. The gunner or the whore so I have seen no one levelled on the burning plain The sad soldier crazy for a piece from home blanched hunger on the level land No hand grappling the throat taunt with terror the silken flood of denial staining the broken breasts, the thighs The child screaming there We have moved against the opaque mist shrouding our purest hunger wailing our dream of innocent denial complying with the tax notice rounding the season pending voting time with its consummate ass-hole reaming denying comfortably it is our own They are mostly blind and aged beneath t the roar of battle ‘sounds the general on his reassuring TV tour do not pause to wonder there to rescind the answer to voice an even moment of despair The terror’s feigned it’s only children’s voices crying JUDSON CREWS Wharton one who is at least compatible with the sense of urgency for change that was so much a part of the McCarthy movement. I can’t really believe that Humphrey as president of the United States would be as victimized by the last four years as you suggest, nor can I believe that a vote for Nixon or an abstention \(they may be I plan to accept the responsibility of an American, a liberal and a Democrat and vote for Hubert Humphrey. I am genuinely sorry you can’t do the same thing. It may be that Humphrey is less desirable than some who could have been nominated. It is certain that the options are almost intolerable. George R. Osborn, 1425 Glendale, Abilene, Tex. Displeasure . . . Needless to say, I have been very much dissatisfied with your paper the past year. You put too much emphasis on the McCarthy campaign. I am very much disappointment with Ralph Yarborough in this respect. It was very bad judgment and I am afraid Yarborough will be unseated two years hence. The people of Texas are quite warlike; they even shoot each other for pastime. You should have emphasized registration, getting out the vote. . . ., and bringing suit before the supreme court to declare the Texas election null and void \(only Texas and Mississippi have regisFailed to point out the old, far-out Dixiecrat colonial legislators and Congressmen marked out for defeat. Was one of these Congressmen defeated for renomination?. . . . D. R. Hoover, 555 Sumac, Provo, Utah. The Politics of 1968 and 1972 I agree with Al Lowenstein’s analysis of the Democratic party. His conclusion is to stay with’ it. Appearing on “Face the Nation,” along with Marcus Raskin, who wants to form a fourth party, Lowenstein pointed out that in the states which had presidential primaries, the majority of the people voted overwhelmingly for the peace candidates. And as he said, “This is our party, and sooner or later we are going to run it.” In our deep disappointment over the adoption of the hawkish Vietnam plank, we should not lose sight of the fact that there were, nevertheless, some major re nt z’ Since 1866 The Place in Austin GOOD FOOD GOOD BEER 1607 San Jacinto GR 7-4171 / forms. Getting rid of the unit rule was a tremendous step toward democratizing the convention system. It came too late to help with this convention, but it will constitute a major reform for future conventions. The ground rules were laid at the ’64 convention which made it possible to seat the Julian Bond delegation from Georgia, and to seat the Mississippi Freedom Democrats at this convention. Again, I think this was a major reform, which will eventually have far-reaching effects within the Democratic party. I can’t agree with the wishful-thinking behind the theory that a vote for Nixon would be more likely to bring peace in Vietnam. Earlier in the campaign Nixon was criticizing Johnson’s “no win” policy in Vietnam. Now Nixon is trying to project a more moderate image and pays the same kind of lip-service to negotia October 4, 1968 15 CLASSIFIED ANNE’S TYPING SERVICE: Duplicating \(multiNotary. Specialize in rush jobs, including Sundays. Formerly known as Marjorie Delafield Typing and Duplicating Service. Call HI 2-7008, Austin. BOOKPLATES. Free catalog. Many beautiful designs. Special designing too. Address: BOOK-PLATES, Yellow Springs 8, Ohio. MEETINGS THE THURSDAY CLUB of Dallas meets -each the Downtown YMCA, 605 No. Ervay St., Dallas. Good discussion. You’re welcome. Informal, no dues. CENTRAL TEXAS ACLU luncheon meeting. We’re moving again. Spanish Village. 2nd Friday every month. From noon. All welcome. AUSTIN WOMEN FOR PEACE /WOMEN STRIKE FOR PEACE meet twice monthly. Call 477-1282 for more information. ITEMS for this feature cost, for the first entry, 7c a word, and for each subsequent entry, 5c a word. 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