May 1, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 102

Going into debt insures future

To the Editor:

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There is a cost in doing nothing. We must all realize that as time goes by, all things need updating and repair. What is being proposed for the Bessemer Area Schools will put both our buildings and our students into the 21st century. Is there any good reason to not give our students every advantage others have in this country?

Our grandparents and parents paid for our schooling along with buildings. Now it’s our turn to leave the school community in good shape for our present and future students.

I would now like to talk about what I call “the 6 million dollar mentality....