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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Why is it when Dewey Funkhouser writes in the DR, he can’t get his point across without attacking Christians. Doesn’t matter what subject he comments on, it’s always the Christians’ fault.

He tries, with little success, to compare what President Trump does with illegal immigration to Nazi Germany. Any normal, school-taught person would know through history the difference between the two.

He attacks privatizing schools, which is actually school choice, as if it’s the Republicans fault for people wanting their kids to get a better education. Maybe Dewey works in the public-school system. Don’t know and don’t care. I just have a hard time with people rationalizing illegal immigrants coming to this country and taking over jobs from carpenters, hospitality positions, landscape work, farming, etc., without going through the legal process.

This is not a new subject. Illegal immigration has been getting larger and larger through several administrations over the years. Thank God we have a president that isn’t doing this job for money, which is proven by him donating his presidential salary. He does this job because he truly cares for our country and the direction it has been going. President Trump wants to stop this illegal act and bring prosperity back.

When Barack Obama was in office, the Democrats had 60 votes in the senate and controlled every branch of government for a period of time. Why didn’t this get fixed? Where were the protesters then? I would like to think the normal average citizen can see through the Democrat’s hypocritical rhetoric that has become a do-nothing branch of government.

As far as Dewey’s statement that Republicans are losing and don’t even know it, I would like for him to go back and review the survey’s taken during the 2016 election. How did that work out for you?

Steven Holt

Grifton

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