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Peace – like freedom – comes with a price

Peace – like freedom – comes with a price

Publisher Ackerman’s editorial on Feb. 4 was courageous, clear and thought-provoking. He brought up issues that I feel many of the current war protesters have not considered.

Those too young to have lived through the times when Americans have sacrificed greatly to preserve our freedoms tend to forget that “freedom is not free” – it sometimes exacts a terrible price. Mr. Ackerman made it clear that “peace at any price” is veiled bondage.

I do not want to go to war with Iraq or any other nation; I daily pray that events will take a turn which will let us avoid war of any kind. But we must always remember that peace that comes from fear, compromise or a lack of dedication to one’s principles is no peace at all.

Camille S. Muir

Grass Valley

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