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A National Crisis in Character

pinenee Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 6:50 PM
What if, what if an American citizen want to and need to be individually free? Didn't our nation agree between 1960 and 1970, its citizens are free? Ms. Parker and you tax payers declare no American individual can be free. America, our nation, do we really have a "them"? Our nation really should not have or develop a herd mentality. I truly don't stand. why the conservatives and tax payers yank. American citizens are free. Free not to part of a herd. Only people can be people, not race, creed, religion or national origin. or named groups.

Here’s an excerpt from a letter I received the other day from a college professor:

“….throughout this election I discussed with students the differences between ideologies. The majority of them are on federal financial aid. They are fine with more taxes as long as they will be taken care of. It is disturbing to hear that they are willing to spend their own money on tattoos and cell phones but cannot buy the book for class until the financial aid comes in.”

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