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Published:   |   Updated: March 12, 2013 at 05:20 PM

No amnesty

The competing of those who speak Spanish against those who speak only English is playing with fire. The selling of citizenship for votes is a crime against every American citizen.

The 23 million unemployed people's homes and ability to care for their families are at the breaking point. The amnesty given by Ronald Reagan destroyed them. The American people do not want to see a repeat of this crime against the people.

We, the people, have had it with both corrupt political parties who are going after the illegal invaders who they wish to make a citizen to vote for them, regardless of the huge costs to the people.

If the sitting president is truthful about wanting to put the American working class back to work, he would demand all illegals return to their nation of origin. If he does not want to serve the people and wishes to serve illegals, he should resign.

America's race to the bottom by catering to illegal workers has to come to an end. We need our military on our borders. The last 50 years of open borders have destroyed and touched every American family.

Every public official needs to address the problem of who they serve. The people have had it with corrupt government. The people can no longer trust our elected leadership to serve the people. The leadership has decided to serve foreign governments. Our immigration laws have been ignored for over 50 years to serve the needs of cheap labor for our greedy industries, including large farmers who have incorporated. There are no small farms left.

Putting Americans on the bottom rung of the economic ladder using an illegal Spanish-speaking workforce will cause civil war between Spanish- and English-speaking peoples.

English-speaking Americans must demand no amnesty for those who have already broken our laws.

Billie E. Jewett


Canadian drivers

So, Canadians are offended by having to obey our laws? Really? If it's that much of an inconvenience to produce a driver's license written in English, then perhaps they should winter in Canada rather than Florida.

To threaten us with tattling to the Canadian Consulate is really mature, not to mention the epitome of arrogance. It reminds me of a kid in my junior high school who used to threaten to tattle on the rest of us boys for every little perceived indiscretion. He spent a lot of time stuffed in his locker.

Ronald D. Carmony


Honoring Kyle

On March 2, I will honor Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle by lowering my flag to half-mast for one week.

Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle was a true American hero in every sense of the word. That is why I am doing this and I am inviting all others to do the same.

Why? Our failed leaders in this country will not. They have no problem honoring a dead crack head when most of us thought that was wrong. But to honor those who really deserve it, they fail epically.

Derek Mitchell