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Thank God you’re American

World War II: My grandmother stood on the shores of Finland and watched Russian Cossacks sail in, the day her town was attacked. Many died, most children. Where were their “human rights,” their Peace?

As Jews were rounded up by the Nazis, who cared about their “human rights”? Does Pearl Harbor ring a bell? Where are the “human rights” of the thousands killed on 911?

The connection with history is “dictator!” President Bush, a freely elected leader, is not a dictator- Saddam is. His brutal regime murders, tortures, uses bio weapons on his own people, starves them to death, and openly supports Islamic terrorists. Saddam marches little boys in the desert till they drop dead, forcing them to become soldiers.

Real dictators do not care about “human rights,” freedom or “peace,” and nuclear weapons make him a threat to our world. If we do not protect our nation and world from Saddam, who else can, or will?

As you walk for peace, thank God you live in a nation where you can speak freely. Walk for terrorists to be stopped. Walk for our children, for a country that still believes in true human rights, peace and freedom. Thank God you are an American.

Wendy Detweiler

Grass Valley

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