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Letter to the editor

Memorial heartens college Republicans

September 21, 2007

I, on behalf of the College Republicans, want to thank the entire campus community for their overwhelming positive response to the 9-11 We Remember Project.

The aim of this project was simple, and I can tell you in one word: remembrance.

It is alarming how quickly America moves on from events even in recent memory.

Thank you UWRF!!

I do offer a challenge to those who disagreed with this project: improve it. It is so easy to be critical, and much harder to actually make a difference in life. And being an obstructionist isn’t making a difference.

I also challenge and ask the College Democrats of UWRF to distance themselves from the moveon.org ad against Gen. David Petraeus. It was shameful for a group to so arrogantly challenge a professional warrior’s patriotism and honesty, our country would be far better served by more men and women like Gen. Petraeus and fewer moveon.orgs.

Nicholas Carow
UWRF College Republican Chair