Seditionists cast doubt on democracy
The definition of sedition, according to Merriam Webster: incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority.
Our country is founded on the principle of democracy. No absolute power exists in our Constitution. There are checks and balances between our three branches of government. Above all we believe in the strength and sanctity of the vote of each individual.
To pressure or tempt others to “find” votes, to change outcomes, to override our election process, to deny election outcomes and continually cast doubt on the very core of our democratic process is nothing less than sedition.
Cruz and gang must lose their seats
The Cruz gang and Hawley mob made every effort to prevent the will of the majority of American voters from being recognized. They are not children who have yet to learn that just because you can imagine something such as “lead can be turned into gold” does not mean it’s true.
Nor are they ignorant of the phrase “appears reasonable” where real is required.
They also must realize that acting on belief without evidence, such as jailing someone because you want to believe they are guilty of a crime, can only result in chaos, instability and violence.
Frankly, Cruz and crew are dangerous, every bit as dangerous to American values as other radicalized groups such as ISIS.
Not only do they need to be stopped, but to remove the threat of a repeat, they need to face stiff consequences.
I have no objections to unseating each from their elected seat for violating their oath of upholding the Constitution, as rules imply can be implemented.
Not only do I not object, but I strongly suspect if we wish to remain a democracy, then their being unseated, or similar consequences, must be done.
R. Michael Boyer
Look beyond the hatred of Trump
It’s really sad how much hate people have in their hearts when they speak of Donald Trump.
From people like Jimmy Kimmel calling Trump a monster on national television, or the other famous people using their celebrity to voice their hate, or the constant hateful editorials read here in this paper.
Hate diminishes us all.
Maybe it’s time we take a good look at ourselves beyond Donald Trump for the good of all.
Warning against practicing falsehood
In a place that’s pretty easy to find, probably the very last page of your Bible, is Revelations 22:15, a warning against anyone who loves and practices falsehood.
Falsehood is being practiced on either one side or the other with regard to our country’s presidential election. So I guess Christians are being warned here, and hopefully they will not love or practice falsehood.
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