SIMMONS: Nation of plenty but also of laws

Nation of plenty but also of laws

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However, we also feel sorry for people who have lost their lives, homes or livelihood because of lawbreakers.

Momentarily, consider someone breaking into and entering your home. Do you care whether the varmint is a coldblooded foreigner or red-blooded American?

Americans have much to ponder.

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Deborah Simmons

Deborah Simmons

Award-winning opinion writer Deborah Simmons is a senior correspondent who reports on City Hall and writes about education, culture, sports and family-related topics. Mrs. Simmons has worked at several newspapers, and since joining The Washington Times in 1985, has served as editorial-page editor and features editor and on the metro desk. She has taught copy editing at the University of ...

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