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I know what it like to be in a free country and have communists take it over.

I am from Ethiopia and my family there were landowners. And since it seems to me that too many of you native born Americans think of communists as only a name that you read about or hear about, I will tell you that they are the real enemy to freedom.

The communists came to my father, as they did to all landowners, and gave him two choices: my father could simply give them our land, or they would kill him and take the land. My father refused to give them our land and they did kill him and they did take our land--my home.

I hate communists! And, Americans, you had better wake up and inform yourselves.

The next enemy to freedom is at your back door in Central America.

RAHEL TELIA

Los Angeles

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