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Accusing people of 'murdering babies' gets them up in arms

To The Daily Sun,

To Mr. Harry Mitchell: I honestly don't care about what opinion you have as long as you stop trying to impose it on others. Period.

Religion has no bearing here, nor do your personal beliefs. They just don't. And they aren't what precipitated my initial letter regarding you. No, my letter came because you lied. You lied about what Hillary Clinton stands for in direct regard to the topic of abortion. You twisted the truth to try and make a political point, and I am sick to death of you and your ilk doing exactly that.

Late last year and earlier this year the same thing happened with Planned Parenthood videos. Remember those? People wrote in to this paper slamming Democrats because of their support of Planned Parenthood and these supposed videos. Carly Fiorina even claimed to have seen these videos during one of the debates. Remember that? It was all a lie — a complete and total fabrication that was put forward to push an agenda that you support. And do you remember the outcome of that push? I do. Because on Nov. 27 of last year, a gunman who was convinced that horrible things were happening at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, went there with the intention to kill someone.

That someone was 44-year-old Garrett Swasey. Gerald was originally from Melrose, Mass.. Gerald was someone my wife knew as a child. She spent some time at his home. Gerald was shot and killed by someone who believed the kinds of lies you are prone to tell. And that, Mr. Mitchell — that right there — is why I wrote in in all my pro-murdering, crass, inhumane, and rude glory. I am not anti-life or pro-abortion. I am pro-choice.

One of those choices is the one you prescribe to. The other choice you call "murder." You accuse people of "murdering babies," and that, sir, gets people up in arms and creates trouble. It leads to real and actual murder. Murder of a man with a wife and two children. Murder of doctors and nurses and countless others over the past 40 years. All because you want to impose your religious beliefs on others. And that, sir, that is why I am angry and why I respond and why I will challenge you every single time you open your mouth.

You decry murder and yet you encourage it. That is called hypocrisy. And the Bible is full of quotes about hypocrisy. I like this one from 1 John 4:20 that reads, "If anyone says, 'I love God,' and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." Or Psalm 55:21: "His speech was smooth as butter, yet war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords."

So Mr. Mitchell, that is why I write in. Not to prevent your opinions but to stymie your lies. Your opinions are harmless; your lies are fatal.

Alan Vervaeke
Gilford

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I'm now pretty sure Hillary is not healthy enough to be president

To The Daily Sun,

Clarice Feldman and Thomas Lifson of American Thinker, recently brought to my attention a revealing and ever so disquieting column by Sharyl Attkisson. It presents a clear and precise timeline of the wholly, unpatriotic and reckless behavior of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Sharyl is a former CBS reporter who now publishes her own findings on her own website. CBS decided they no longer were in need of her services even though she is considered one of the very best investigative reporters of our time. Her objective search for the truth led her to damning evidence against the progressive left and hence she just had to go. This is of course just one prime example of how our mainstream media has abandoned their watchdog duties as the Fourth Estate and have instead embraced their "Fifth Column" mission which is to provide cover for the shenanigans of the Democratic Party.

Sharyl's recent column gives us a detailed yet succinct guide to the FBI's report on Hillary's emails and the great lengths that Hillary went to cover her tracks regarding Benghazi and the "pay for play" Clinton Foundation billion-dollar slush fund. It may take a decade or more to find out just how severely Secretary Clinton has compromised our national security. Please take the time to peruse this time line.

The many lies and obfuscation committed by this woman are clearly breathtaking. The notion that millions of this country's citizens will continue to ignore the corruption of this woman and vote for her to become our next president is perhaps even more breathtaking.

Your humble, amateur correspondent is now nearly convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Hillary Clinton is not in the requisite physical health to take on the demands of being the commander-in-chief of the most powerful and influential country on this planet. Though mostly hidden from view by the mainstream media, Hillary Clinton has had numerous issues with her health. While attending a ceremony honoring the 15th anniversary of the nearly 3,000 dead at the hands of Islamist terrorists, Hillary had to leave early, appearing faint and nearly collapsed while her security agents rescued her and helped her into the motorcade.

Why has she avoided the scrutiny of giving press conferences for the past nine months? Why has she only appeared at carefully orchestrated public gatherings surrounded by adoring fans and a friendly press? Why did she appear so exasperated when Matt Lauer more recently had the audacity to ask her tough questions?

This is a woman who has had numerous, uncontrollable coughing spells and has at times looked frozen in time when asked questions, only to be rescued from the dead silence by her security detail. Why has she so often been propped up with pillows when sitting for an interview? Why does she appear incapable of walking up a flight of stairs without assistance? Why has her press secretary so often given us the excuse that she has once again been weakened by heat exhaustion and dehydration as was the case on Sept. 11? Why has Hillary at times looked off into the distance with a wide-eyed gaze and at other times moved her head from side to side in an erratic manner while appearing in public? Well, at least she hasn't again barked like a dog while displaying that familiar wild-eyed look.

More doctors have begun to express their concern about the health of the Democratic presidential nominee and have wondered whether or not it is time for citizens to demand to know the truth about her health in order to make an informed choice on Election Day.

If Hillary is unable to make it to the finish line, will Tim Kaine take over or will he fight it out with erstwhile socialist/Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders? If she makes it into the White House, but is in ill health, who will run the country? Anyone comfortable with either Huma Abedin or Bill Clinton being in charge while the world and the country are in such a state of massive chaos and dissent? So many unknown factors with so little time to decide.

Will the #NeverTrump Republican establishment and conservative crowds finally engage in some serious self-reflection and realize they are more likely engaging in hubris rather than holding true to their principles? It is my fervent hope and belief that Donald Trump is the latest former liberal, like David Horowitz, who has come to his senses and understands that our country's survival depends on a return to conservative principles. I pray that I am not wrong.

Russ Wiles
Tilton

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