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Dear Editor:

This president is merely going through the motions of acting like he knows what he’s doing. At no time in history has a president gone about running the country like he is. Either knowingly or unknowingly he is running this country down the tubes at an accelerated rate.

Is this the hope and change you people wanted when you voted for this political hack? When are the people that voted for this guy going to realize what they really did with their vote? You cannot spend your way out of a recession. Look how he keeps ramming these programs and polices down our throats by scaring people into believing that this is a do-or-die situation.

He is going to raise taxes – there is no way to pay for all this spending without him not raising taxes. Do you like your pre-tax benefit on your 401k and health care? Well, they are talking about taxing both of them to recover some revenue.

Look what happened with the car companies: It was illegal and unconstitutional and should have never happened. The president doesn’t have the power to do that, but with the help of federal bankruptcy judges he got it accomplished. He has to stop blaming his predecessor; also, he’s been in office six months, and the unemployment rate is his, the massive spending is his. We can’t just keep printing money – at some time we are going to have inflation and then deflation.

He keeps saying he inherited this mess; some parts, yes, but not all. He has doubled down on a lot of them. Do you want to know what he inherited? It was to uphold the Constitution, not remake it. Obama inherited the greatness of the country, freedom, liberty, justice, capitalism. This is the greatest nation in the world, and he is changing it at a fast pace. This man has to be stopped before it’s too late; if he gets national health care we are done. Remember it’s not what he says but how he says it. At some point he will be held accountable.

“A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.” Thomas Jefferson.

“A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned – this is the sum of good government.” Also Jefferson.

Two great quotes from a founding father. I think a lot of people need to reread their history.

Curt Hanson


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