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Letter to the Editor
Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

It seems like our good ol' USA is in more trouble than most of us realize.

Our esteemed president has found a new pastime – drawing “red lines.” He drew one each in Arizona and Nevada. On the Arizona line, he refuses to enforce U.S. immigration law. On the Nevada line, President Obama, Sen. Harry Reid and the federal Bureau of Land Management felt free to send an armed posse of hundreds to enforce grazing fees on a cattle farmer.

Obama also drew “red lines” in Syria and Ukraine. Those were jokes. I hope he runs out of red crayons soon.

Racism is alive and well. The L.A. Clippers' owner had his outburst. Obama played the racist game when he said Trayvon Martin could have been his son. Oprah Winfrey played her race card, too, but chose to do it in England. Racism is divided between both political parties to neither's advantage.

It's been said, “Seek the truth and the truth will set you free.” Somehow this nation has forgotten who said this and what it means.

Veterans fought for freedom, but we forget them. High-ranking military officers have been forced to retire when they disagreed with the current administration.

Think long and seriously before you cast your next ballot. You want more of the same? I hope and think not.

Chuck Kunkel


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