To the Editor:
We’re a free and unconquerable individuals. During the last 100 years, the US of America has been the beacon of hope for all peoples craving to be free all throughout the globe. The Soviet Union and the Axis Powers of World Battle II represented the largest risk to world freedom within the 20th century. American management led the world to victory over these empires of tyranny.
Within the 21st century our democratic establishments are as soon as once more in peril and underneath assault by a fascist rebellion. On the root of this rebellion is the face of 1 man, Donald J. Trump.
We now have seen our friendships and households be torn a component by essentially the most divisive President in our lifetime. This election is greater than political events. A vote for Democrats is past most well-liked tax charges. It’s about declaring our solidarity with all Individuals no matter gender, race or immigration standing. It’s standing with the ideas of democracy, inclusiveness, and the rule of legislation.
After we vote we should do not forget that our democracy is fragile and never assured. Fascism thrives on lies and worry. Don’t despair as a result of the forces of righteousness are stronger and we outnumber them.
This can be a name to all Individuals in McHenry County and nationwide. We should battle again in opposition to this rising tide of fascism and hate. Not with violence, however with peaceable sustained civic activism, love, and most of all, voting. Flip your protests into a large voter registration drive. Contact the Democratic Social gathering of McHenry County to become involved.
Twenty years from now, what is going to you inform your grandchildren you probably did when freedom got here underneath assault? Did you keep silent or did you vote to safe democracy for the subsequent era?
Our nation has been constructed upon a sequence of overcoming unimaginable obstacles. Hate can’t drive out hate, solely love can try this. Violence and apathy can’t drive out fascism, solely voting and activism can try this.
I’m voting for Joe Biden and all Democrats this election. I hope that you’ll be part of me.