Dear Editor,

I have enjoyed reading the recent letters concerning democracy in the USA.

Yes, the USA is a democracy, but it is in serious, serious trouble.

I have closely watched American presidential elections since 1960 when Kennedy was elected, and all has seemed well until 2020. This is the year when Trump lost the election and called it “stolen”. This tactic has been used by numerous politicians in places like Africa, Asia and Latin America. Now this malady has infected America.

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Dear Editor,

The letter from last week’s correspondent (‘The Colossal Arrogance’) was long on vituperation and short on argument. Its logic was this: ‘1. I don’t understand how people could vote for either Mr Biden or Mr Trump, one old and the other a fascist. 2. A couple of individuals gave large amounts of cash to the parties those two represent. 3. Therefore, everyone who voted for either candidate was controlled by these donations [which, added together, came to

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Dear Editor,

One of the things, among many, that annoy me (a term suggested by my computer rather than the one I wanted) about politics in general, but particularly right now about the American political system, is the control that money has in their elections.

If our political systems in general were to pretend to be democratic, it would mean that every eligible voter over a designated age would have an equal say in every election.

However, money has the final say, and in the United States it i

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Remembrance Day Service At Carbon

Dear Editor,

As is our custom we attended the Remembrance Day service at Carbon. Despite the politically correct and woke directives from above it was a true service with scriptures and prayer. Another great addition this year were 11 banners with pictures representing local service members, very tastefully done and sobering how young they looked in their uniforms. I am sure there will be more banners next year. As usual, I was impressed with the turnout and the young families instilling respec

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