Rick Daniel: It’s our country, after all

12/21/2013 7:00 PM

12/21/2013 7:01 PM

I roll out of bed and, with my first cup of coffee, I recon my paper. On the front page of the Dec. 13 edition, it appears as if the one person charged with the construction of our new courthouse has decided that what you and I have to say is irrelevant. The decision will be made and you and I are left to deal with it.

Regardless of the issue confronting us, it is the citizens of the nation who are its true leaders. Yet we are systematically being pushed aside and told by people who claims to be intellectually superior that they know what is best.

So we, the citizens, are confronted with a very difficult decision: Do we simply tuck our tails between our legs and allow ourselves to be subjugated, or do we stand up to those who claim to know what is best for us and, just as our forefathers did so many years ago, fight for what is rightfully ours?

My decision was simple. I hope and pray that you choose to stand with me and those like us and once again regain control of “our country.”

RICK DANIEL

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