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I am Elouise H. McGimpsey. I was born in Enfield 81 years ago. I am writing this letter of gratitude for the Roanoke Rapids Police Department, for their support and many acts of kindness.

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Couple of years ago, $4 billion was requested to build a wall on our southern border. The response was “no wall.” And now we have a couple of million illegals crossing the border every year from about every country in the world plus enough drugs to kill off the whole world’s population.

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Editor’s Note: This is a response to the letter that ran in the Tuesday/Wednesday edition of The Herald titled “Local calls out representative.” Read that letter at bit.ly/3Tyv75Y.

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So the Supreme Court has decided, with the agreement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, that Roe v Wade was bad law and that under the Constitution the decision belongs within the purview of state legislatures.

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We used to call it “Election Day.” Now we call it “Election Month.” We used to know the results the next day. Now it can take months. We used to count each ballot by hand. Now we use computers. The states with the worst weather in the past had the highest turnouts and the ones with the best …

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Sir Winston Churchill, in a 1947 speech to the House of Commons, is often quoted as saying: “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time; but there is the broad feeling in our country that the people shou…