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Letters to the Editor

March 14, 2013

Democrats will Evolve with Time

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We are all horrified at the carnage in Newtown, CT, but understand that someone can mow down children in a car too. Would they outlaw cars? Gun ownership is our Constitutional right. How about taking it away as prescribed in the Constitution? Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Castro and Amin opposed the right of the people to bear arms, Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Hamilton supported it. We are with the Americans. The problem is your ACLU, which makes it so that every psycho is free to commit murder. You just can’t accept the blame.

As democrats see their rights dissolve and their taxes go up, they will come around. Many don’t like the idea of paying for everyone who doesn’t work. Many are fond of their Constitutional rights. And there are those who vote for that way out of tradition, wanting to vote the same way their departed relatives did, hoping for the return of the old party. It is gone. When they realize the Democratic Party of the past no longer exists, that today it is injurious to themselves, their children and America’s future, that it is home to the enemy within, they will make their move.

Time and events have an amazing way of changing things politically. Continue to speak out and, for America’s sake, let’s hope we are in time.

James Mittica

Atkinson

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