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‘1; ‘ , 44tri t t liLeFiti lunch Austin’s only open-air dance floor is now open every day and night for live music and homestyle meals. Come enjoy our laid-back tropical garden atmosphere. Fine wines & beers 405 West Second Street 477-0461 AM! Simply the best record shop in the state of Texas—try us first for hard-to-find, local and regional records, lowest prices 504 west 24th austln, texas 472-9459 32nd & Guadalupe 201 E. Riverside 452-5010 1608 Lavaca 478-3281 441-5331 Austin Texas 7Ne. site on your map “Where The Bombs Would Fall.” I have thought beyond the article to what we in Big Spring have to offer to the strategic offensive military counter force. We, have a small State Hospital north of town on Highway 87, followed by a slew of greasy gourmet diners and fast food joints, ending with a small VA Hospital on Highway 87South. We also have a deserted air base that is featured in a forthcoming flying saucer movie as well as the worst tasting water in West Texas. What, pray tell, are them Ruskies after?. Patrick G. Lawrence Big Spring One cheer for Bryant Matthew. Lyon’s “The Democratic Fringe” [Obs., June 6] was one of the most simplistic, unenlightening articles I have ever read . . . . It seems to me that a much more interesting story would have charted John Bryant’s brave and lonely . struggle to achieve the speakership remember, when he announced; Billy Clayton was a shoo-in and Gib Lewis was just another flunky for thelobby. John Bryant is a classic good-guy representative. He fought the attack on the Consumer Protection Act; he supported Sunset and an equitable school finance bill. Unlike CraigWashington, Bryant does not support Bill Moore, Jack.Ogg and Jim Nugent. Texas voters missed their chance to elect a progressive governor when Bill Clements slipped .by John Hill. We should hope that our state representatives, whether as a result of ideological belief or ugh “personal interest,” make a better choice and select John Bryant as their next speaker. Greg Wilson Austin Bumper sticker philosophy In your May 23 “Dialogue,” Stan Beal reconciled his romantic and patriotic concern for necessary constructive change with a Vietnam era bumper sticker philosophy: “America Love It Or Leave It.” He captured my sentiments exactly, and I recalled the following bumper sticker response we had around Austin in the early ’70’s: “America Change It Or Lose It.” Murray L. Cohen Chicago, Ill. THE TEXAS OBSERVER 21