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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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Don't fan the flames of hatred

Jan 19, 2021

To the editor:
Columnist's opinions go without accuracy, proofreading or fact-checking here but they are supposed to be truthful, calm, researched, ethical, unbiased and within the laws of journalism!
The Lifelines column on Friday, January 6 was a hysterical rant and mixed-bag of non-columnist ordeals! A columnist is not supposed to fan the flames of hatred; I think her whole column did!
I'm not condoning the Capitol event. I don't remember Lifelines condemning any attacks on America by BLM, Antifa and others that have gone unpunished for the destruction, burning, looting, disruption and killing they did.
The column accuses one person of attempting to overthrow our government but never ran after Rep. Maxine Waters who screamed at her followers in public to go after, push back and incited mob style riots against high-up officials of government and Trump supporters! The double-standard lives!
The columnist claims that Wednesday was totally predictable and you need-not be a wizard to figure it out? All kinds of law enforcement and Intelligence Teams hadn't ‘figured it out'. If you listen to Chris Cuomo who said ‘please show me where it says protesters are supposed to be polite and peaceful' last June, sounds like looking for ok to violently riot.
The four years Democrats attacked the president, tried removal from office and failed while it cost taxpayers massively while dividing this nation doesn't count nor could it be a cause of Wednesday because ‘This was a page out of every would-be autocrat's playbook'! She forgets the last administration used Saul Alinsky Radicals Handbook, the Democrats new playbook, which all 8 levels of control are already in process.
The only day of ‘infamy' I know is Pearl Harbor 1941 when the Japanese attacked our Navy Base causing major destruction of our Fleet and killed 2403 military and civilian personnel. The British burned down the Capitol and the White House in 1814 isn't given the distinction of ‘infamy' but Kathy Werner says Wednesday is.




Don Dittmer
Lake Huntington




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