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Speak up on illegals

The tragic event along Route 28 on Nov. 21 that took the life of an innocent driver did not have to happen.

I would not doubt that Mr. Lofink, the victim, had a valid driver’s license, had the required vehicle insurance and was a citizen of the United States.

Unfortunately for him and the loved ones he leaves behind, the person responsible for this unimaginable accident was an illegal alien with neither a driver’s license nor insurance. Therefore, he should not have been in our country and did not follow the laws that we, as citizens of the United States, have to follow regarding driver’s licenses and automobile insurance.

No, he apparently was enjoying the luxury of living as one of the “OK” illegals that President Obama stands firm on allowing to remain in our country.

The news of this tragedy may pass in a few days. But it should serve right now as a wake-up call for all of us. We must inundate our government representatives with phone calls and letters, telling them that we demand that they work to immediately stop this madness that allows Mr. Obama to continue to accommodate and patronize illegals.

The days of sitting back and letting someone else speak or act for us no longer exist.

My prayers go out to the Lofink family that they will find peace and that we may become a voice for them.

Shelia Hanlon

West Deer

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