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July 9, 2013

Letter to the Editor July 9, 2013

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No, the end of the world isn’t here yet. The second coming of Christ isn’t upon us. But America’s demise is. It’s fall is history in the making, and not the good kind.

As America regresses into a virtual shell of what it once was, I take heart in having known it during times of civility and relative safety, prosperity and benevolence during disasters and once standing for intrinsic values that can’t be measured in a bank account. Those things are now routinely lampooned in “change we can believe in.” Famous last words, probably the same thing Nero said before he lit Rome.

But, it was a great ride while it lasted. No other nation has come as far as America did, doing the positives America did for as long as America has done them.

Is America totally finished? Probably not. But there are enough negative entities in place to see to it that it’ll be a generation or possibly two before America is back to the kind of nation the Founders would be pleased with and the Lord will bless again.

Doug Edens

Plainfield

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