Letters to the Editor

Our Constitution is under attack

To the Editor:

Our Constitution was formulated by our Founding Fathers with the purpose of making America a nation free of the oppression and tyranny they had endured under the rule of an English king. 

This Constitution was intended not only to protect America’s God-given rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but to radiate hope to all other peoples of the world.

These noble intentions of our Constitution are struggling to hold any semblance to what the Founding Fathers had envisioned for the United States. Under the agenda of the Washington elitists and their followers, these noble intentions are evaporating as they push the United States ever deeper into a nation of oppressed people.

The Constitution of the United States, as written by the Founding Fathers, once represented our Judeo-Christian values and great American cultural heritage. The Constitution has now become an instrument no longer being adhered to by Washington’s politicians, causing it to rapidly lose its place as the legal means by which “We the People” are guaranteed our God given rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness without infringement by our government.

It is being replaced by the dictums of a small group of radical elitists and billionaires.

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Not since the Civil War have we faced such a great force bound and determined to bring down our way of life, to divide and separate “We the People.” Our nation’s peril is currently in the hands of wickedly treacherous elected and unelected officials who so easily fall to misleading demands for change in our established and tried governing system, sometimes made under the pretense of reform, sometimes masquerading as justice. Therefore, the highest and most patriotic goal each of us can consider is to understand the fundamental principles of our constitutional heritage and to defend and protect them with our very lives.

Defend them against those who would narrowly restrict our God-given constitutional rights and those who would destructively expand them.

L.E. Cossette


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