Letters, Aug. 9, 1954

Necessary Steps

Sir:

The Communists have won in Indo-China, and it is time we woke up . . . Why does our Government lull us with lowered taxes, business-as-usual talk? What we need is to arm and to make ready. We should tax till it hurts. Develop our military. Enact the universal military service legislation. President Eisenhower is a great military leader. What is stopping him from advising Congress and the people of the danger and of the necessary steps to be taken? . . .

DONALD OLYPHANT Point Pleasant, Pa.

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