The Ottumwa Courier

Letters to the Editor

April 27, 2013

It's the death of a republic

It’s the death of a republic

Our first president — and founding father — once said during his administration that “at best, government is a fearful master; at worst, it is a consuming fire.”

During the later 20th century, the number of defenseless people who were rounded up and exterminated worldwide by rogue socialist/communist regimes totaled 56 million minimum (Soviet Union/20 million; China/20 million; Germany/13 million; Turkey/1.5 million; Uganda/300,000 Christian; and the Sudan/ongoing slaughter of Christian). Why no retaliation? Because the citizenry was unarmed and defenseless due to government gun control/confiscation policies.

Here in the United States (and certainly not to be outdone), the encroaching, increasingly socialist government has “sanitized” the cold-blooded barbarity of the Euro-Asican communists with such high-tech liquidation methods as abortion (55 million and counting) and now the euthanizing of the elderly/disabled. Specifically those whose quality of life is deemed to be “unsustainable” by panels of government-appoited doctors, resulting in the “pulling” of their Medicare/Medicaid “plug” and leaving them at the mercy of their families — or Hospice. As such, our pro-choice elected officials are no less bloodthirsty and pagan than Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, Mao or Pol Pot. Likewise our pro-choice general population is just as deceived and heartlessly indifferent as any 1940s Germany, Chinese or Russian.

The primary villain of the nation’s downhill slide into moral/ideological oblivion over the past four decades has been the U.S. (un)Supreme Court(less), whose previous benches were composed of mostly honorable, upstanding Constitutional loyalists. But in recent times, it has become a motley “gaggle” or leftists, feminists, socialists and promoters/practitioners of same-gender perversion, who have thoroughly corrupted/perverted the nation’s legal justice system from top to bottom. That includes no-fault divorce, accomodation of pagan, degenerate feminism, abortion/pornography on demand and the likely repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. As stated in the Sacred Writing, “If the foundations be destroyed, then what will the righteous do?”

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