The Union Recorder

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October 27, 2012

Shocked at statements made by Paul Broun

MILLEDGEVILLE — I was astounded when I read your article about our Congressman Paul Broun (a Republican) in the Oct. 18 edition of The Union-Recorder. The article tells of his speech in a Baptist Church where he said “that evolution, embryology and the Big Bang theory were lies spread by scientists out to erode people’s faith in Jesus Christ. He also claimed the Earth is roughly 9,000 years old, a view held by fundamentalist Christians based on biblical accounts of creation.”

It is almost unbelievable that an educated American man in the 21st Century should have such beliefs. These kinds of remarks make Republicans look like they have been in the backwoods for the last 100 years. I wonder if he believes that we put a man on the moon, or is that also a lie to erode people’s faith in Jesus Christ. No wonder people vote for the Democrats.

The worst thing is he is currently a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee in charge of guiding scientific development in our country. It is no surprise our country is falling behind in physics, chemistry and engineering with this kind of person guiding us.

I am really glad I did not vote for Paul Broun. I am ashamed that the people of middle Georgia voted for this type of person to represent us in the Congress of the United States.

Thulia Bramlett

Milledgeville

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