U.S. on a fast downward spiral

I really feel sorry for you liberals out there. Or as Bill Clinton once said, I feel your pain. Only the pain I feel for you is where I sit. So now as letter writer Steven M. Lay put is in his Dec. 4 letter, “Every life should matter to Americans,” we are fighting Iraqi freedom fighters over there – not insurgents, not people who want to kill us. We are not fighting people who attack Iraqi police stations, force the police to the ground and then shoot them in the head. We are not fighting people who once filled mass graves with innocent Iraqi people, or people who had rape and torture rooms. If these people are freedom fighters, the moon is made out of green cheese.

Then there is teacher Susan Gregerson, who had to tell her niece the truth by telling her student that President Bush lied to us about WMDs in Iraq and why we went to war (“Iraq war: Explaining it to young people not easy,” Dec. 4). She might also tell them that her liberal choice for president, Sen. John Kerry, also believed that. Most of the Congress believed that. This is the kind of person who is teaching our children, who says the bad intelligence is between their ears.

I really feel sorry for the future children of this country. Prayer has been taken out of school, God out of the pledge and Christ out of Christmas. On the other hand, children are allowed to listen to hip hop and rap, and pierce any part of their body. I think I am going to start manufacturing hand bags, because our beloved country is on the fast track to “going to hell in a hand bag.”

Charles Heinitz


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