This is in response to James Hubbard's letter about women's right to abortion ("Kavanaugh hearing is a lose-lose," Oct. 8, Our Readers' Views). I used to be totally in favor of abortion. I even took my first wife to have one. Fortunately, her symptoms were caused by something else. We lost the baby a short time later.
Our forefathers penned thousands of letters concerning the importance of this nation adhering to its constitutional roots. America's survival depends on that belief in God. As this country becomes more into itself, the egos of many leaders continue to divide us.
We are being played. Our handlers keep us busy fighting with each other while they enjoy the rewards of a broken political system. If you put good people in a broken system you get poor results. Good people in a good system produce good, often great, results. Our history confirms this.
In "Carolyn Long gets Obama endorsement" (Oct. 2, The Columbian), it is reported that Carolyn Long, Democratic challenger for Washington's 3rd Congressional District, is grateful to have former President Obama's endorsement in November's election against the incumbent, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground.
I'm a 67-year-old Vietnam veteran who hasn't voted since Ronald Reagan was announced president. I generally don't follow politics, but I'm confused as to how so many Americans lost their sense of reasoning. There's an old saying: if it stinks, something's not right.
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