To the Editor:

When I heard and read what President Trump had in mind for the Fourth of July celebration, immediately images out of my past sprang up: the TV reports, newsreels and past TV news items of Hitler’s review of his troops; Soviet Russian leaders touting their war capabilities with parades; and more recently, parades by the Chinese showing off their military might.

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Roody2

It was a Celebration of America. Many presidents (of both parties) have paraded our military troops (and tanks) down Pennsylvania Avenue and down the streets of New York City in celebration of the end of wars and one Democrat President did it for his Inauguration. There is nothing wrong with our president wanting to Celebrate our country. Why anyone would think otherwise is beyond me.

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