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If another Clinton is elected, it will bring 4-8 more years of govermental growth

To The Daily Sun,

John F. Kennedy, a staunch Democrat from Massachusetts, said, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." My, how the leaders of that party have changed that tune! For them today, "Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what your country can do for you" has a far better tone to it.

Our forefathers cautioned that a day of political revolution would become necessary to eliminate growing government power. Nov. 8 should be a peaceful revolution at the ballot box throwing out the socialist direction that the Democratic Party no longer tries to hide. That party's direction can and has already started to lead to a totally dependent society in the United States. If another Clinton is elected, it will bring four to eight more years of government growth.

A totalitarian government is not what the founders of this country envisioned for its residents, nor should it be our vision. Most prefer to preserve the USA (United States of America) over the idea of a Democratic Party's USA — a United Socialist America — that is on the immediate horizon under a Clinton administration. The government that we must avoid at all cost is a totalitarian one and the only way to do so is by voting Republican on Nov. 8 in order "to make America great again" as only one candidate has repeatedly promised he will help us to do. Us. Not her. Or them.

Jim Raschilla

Alton Bay

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Complaints aren’t what brought that 9-year-old girl across the finish line

To The Daily Sun,

Kudos to Todd Welch from Tilton regarding his letter in the Laconia Daily Sun on Aug. 18. I agree with him wholeheartedly regarding people that write letters to the paper and what their topics are. Whatever you complain about is not going to be fixed, so why bother.

I try to stay away from complaining. I do have some exceptions. Meredith has a beautiful park with artisan showings except for an ice cream sign. I noticed all the other signs were removed except this one. If people cannot find this place by now, that's their fault. There is also another sign advertising a restaurant. Whether they are removed or not is another story. That horse model is beautiful. You almost want to put a saddle on him.

As we get older, we notice changes in our bodies. The other day I found out that when I try to pull the skin on my arms to get the wrinkles out it doesn't work. The elasticity has disappeared! My liver spots are almost coming together to form a tan. Chin hairs are multiplying and crows feet are going from size 2 to 14. But am I complaining? Nope. Nothing I can do about it or want to.

I earned all these by living to be in my 70s. What I will look like in my 80s will be another story. God Bless the 9-year-old girl that crossed the finish line. I hope all the complainers read that column. Have a great rest of the summer you all. It has been a wonderful so far.

Barbara J. Perry
Moultonborough

 

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