Letters to the Editor

Sees precedent for Ukraine occupation

Western overreaction to the Ukrainian situation is deeply disturbing, carrying with it the threat of war. Russian-majority areas of Ukraine have rebelled and are trying to secede, and Russia is helping them, prompting threats of economic and possibly even military retaliation from the West.

Americans who are protesting don't know our own history. We did the same as the Russians once. There was a region of Mexico where Americans were the majority, the Americans rebelled, and the U.S. intervened on their behalf and annexed the territory.

It's called Texas.

Eric Bowen

Ferndale

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