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A nation in decline

I have read the letters of disappointment of our paper endorsing President Trump, even to the point of potentially canceling the paper.

This childish attitude is what is troubling to others. In other words, you don’t think my way, no more support. It’s my ball and if I don’t win I’m taking the ball home. What have we become in this society? So selfish, so opinionated, so negative, just because a person does not see it your way.

I have been blessed to be on our planet for eight decades. I have witnessed a slow, but continuous decline in our attitudes. We have come to believe we are “entitled” to things instead of working for what we desire and throw a tizzy fit when we don’t get it. And of course blame others instead of self. This nation is in decline and only we can bring it out of this negativity.

Marilyn E. Calkins



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