Dear Editor:

When Martin Luther King Jr., Bobby Kennedy and Jack Kennedy were murdered I was a teenager.

I was an Army brat and went to Army school, which were fully integrated before I started kindergarten. There was no color code and together we students watched the civil rights movement on T.V.

I remember “Burn baby burn,” Kent State and children fragged in churches. I remember when cops were “pigs”, Viet Nam vets were spit upon and Charles Manson was on a killing spree.

And we wondered, “Who’ll stop the rain?”

It’s a good thing the Beatles came along. I really do believe that they saved American society from self-destruction.

Who’s going to save us now? It sure as hell isn’t Joe Biden and the Democrats.

James Claffey

Orofino

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