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    “Terrorist” is the new “Nazi”:

    Protesters are terrorists, perverting Christian teaching

    I read the article about the picketers from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., protesting near the Marine’s funeral. This is a group of terrorists. They are in the same class of people as the ones who bombed the World Trade Center. I don’t know how they can justify upsetting the families of military personnel killed in action as God’s work. These men and women deserve respect and honor because they died serving their country. Maybe the people from this church should read the Bible, because the way they’re acting is not very Christian.

    Debbie Rowland, Dover

    The folks from Westboro are morons, idiots, despicable. But they’re not terrorists. AFAIK, there haven’t been any hearse-bombs. So, can we please cut the crap with the misuse of the word “terrorist”?

    P.S. I blame GWB and Cheney for a lot of this, as for the first couple of years in the Iraq debacle, they labeled anyone fighting against American soldiers “terrorists.” Attacking civilians and civilian targets might be terrorism; attacking an occupying military force, definitely not.

    One Response to “LETTER OF THE DAY”

    Comment by
    May 27th, 2006
    at 8:26 am

    I agree with you, Daryl. I also despise the over- and misuse of the title “hero”. It seems everyone who is on board the patriotic bandwagon these days is a “hero”, from Toby Keith to the baker at Food Lion making red, white, and blue cupcakes. Anyone who even questions the war in Iraq is dubbed a “terrorist”.