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Letters to the Editor

Wake-up, America

Heading west on Interstate 80, a car with license plate “ACTS 29” allowed for great conversation. The following is a part which resulted from that conversation. The book of ACTS does not have 29 chapters. What chapters in ACTS has 29 verses?

Chapter 4, Verse 29: “Enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.”

Chapter 5, Verse 29: “We must obey God rather than man.”

There are other Chapters in ACTS with 29 verses; none seemed to impact us with such clarity.

I support the idea that marriage is between one man and one woman. This statement does not make me a hater or a bigot of lesbians and gays; I fear God more than man.

Religious liberty is eroding and silence remains.

If I was forced to use my gun, it does not make me a murderer; it makes me a first responder.

What happened on Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi was and is a complete cover-up. Four Americans brutally murdered — Glen Doherty, Ty Woods, Sean Smith and Ambassador Stevens. Our military has a standard, never leave a fallen soldier behind. This country should be outraged. We must speak on their behalf because they cannot.

Hillary Clinton, your shameful statement, “What difference at this point does it make?” will earn you a run for the White House in 2016.

We will reap what we sow. The 1.2 million babies aborted, murdered in the womb in 2012 — we will be judged for this type of brutality. Our silence has stamped the approval on others’ actions.

The Affordable Care Act is the most deplorable and destructive law ever forced upon the American people. It has nothing to do with health care, it is the largest attack for power and control without regard to the welfare of American citizens or the nation. The result will be to destroy jobs and liberty. Our children and grandchildren will pay the price.

The greatness of American traditional virtues of liberty, hard work, free enterprise no longer inspire a majority of the electorate. The lure of free stuff is irresistible. “Dumbing Down America” controls the population by keeping them uneducated, uninformed and happy to be that way. Government freebies are in essence a payoff for their vote.

Democrats, Republicans, and more importantly, “We the People,“ are to blame. Americans are not engaged; the result will be a once great nation gone forever. The Constitution is being ignored; if this continues, the United States of America faces a very dangerous time.

Edmund Burke stated, “For evil to flourish, all that is needed is for good people to do nothing.”

A silhouette of Old Glory flies so perfectly in the wind. So much more than the red, white, and blue. Freedom with innocence, blood and perseverance. As a little girl I was awe struck when placing my hand over my heart reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. As a woman of 21 being sworn into the United States Navy, I had pride for this great country.

Lack of tolerance for any dissenting opinions and political differences makes one silent. I will not be silenced any longer.

America wake up from your own ignorance. Awake America!

Kim Forristall


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