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In a school in Maryland, a parent was asking a question about teachings of that school. He was taken away in handcuffs.

Is this the land of the free and home of the brave? As a parent, he had every right to critique his child’s class.

Major Hassan, who said “Allah Akbar” as he was shooting 13 people and wounding 29 others, drew over $300,000 while waiting for trial. He should have been tried as a terrorist so victims’ families could get compensation easier.

This administration treats Putin like our new best friend and will deal with him over Syria, but not our U.S. Congress. We give too much to other countries in foreign aid. Are we the police of the world and the Santa Claus, too?

Fifteen of our Congress members walked out of the Benghazi hearings — they should have gotten the ax, as victims’ families were there also.

Some people would rather vote for a living rather than work for one. Compassion is teaching people to earn their own money instead of handouts.

Don’t throw away tomorrow, you can go from the pit to the palace if you don’t give up. In spite of these happenings, God says, “Come unto Me all who are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Erma Knutson