The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

June 22, 2014

U.S. leaders breaking the law

U.S. leaders breaking the law

Dear Editor:

I am wondering how many Americans are going to care about the disregard for our system of government President Obama exercised when he released five terrorists back into freedom. These released terrorists were leaders who are now in Qatar, where the Taliban has headquarters. They are free to enjoy themselves in the most wealthy Muslim nation in the world. One of these men helped plan 9-ll. We traded a soldier who had gone AWOL for these five ‘generals who hate Americans.”

Many of our soldiers were killed capturing these terrorists, and others were killed searching for the guy who deserted, Sgt. Bergdahl. President Obama did not notify congress beforehand. He broke the law. and he has lied. My question is how often can he live above the law? I want to remind people that in most Muslim countries Christians are murdered if they talk about their faith in public. We know many are enemies of Israel and the terrorists hate America. What was Obama thinking? We are losing our freedoms in this country, and when leaders break the law and get by with it, it is a sign of callous disregard for what America has always stood for.

Linda Jones

Danville

‘Gun-free’ signs are an invitation

Editor:

I would like to address something that concerns me deeply. The little gods in Springfield have grudgingly granted the citizens of Illinois or God-given right to carry concealed tools of self-defense. Signs are now appearing on business doors banning law-abiding persons from entering with their concealed self-defense tools. I am sorry to report that I will not do business with any establishment that forbids law-abiding people the right to self defense. I will drive whatever distance necessary to buy what I need from patriotic American business owners.

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