Obama a bad choice
Those who voted for President Obama's re-election should have done your homework, and here are some of the reasons:
He buys votes by giving our money to various groups such as unions, money bundlers,or increasing time on unemployment. According to the Wall Street Journal of April 19, 2012, food stamps were used by 45 million people; a 70 percent increase from 2007, and this will continue to grow through 2014. He is buying votes.
According to The Foundry dated Oct. 18 2012, 18 of 33 companies that have been offered or received our money have gone bankrupt and the others have filed for bankruptcy. Many of the CEO's have been bundlers for Obama.
The Institute for Energy on Nov. 6, 2009, stated that "Obama's stimulus plan of $1.05 billion went to overseas companies, not to our companies.
The New York Times reported on Aug. 23, 2012, the income of those between 55 and 64 years of age declined from $53,508 to $50,064 during the period since the recovery officially started in 2009.
The Examiner reported on July 24, 2012, that Obamacare will cost us $4 billion more in taxes. This president often uses the term "the rich should pay their fair share," but he never states what that amount should be, instead he uses that as a means to divide groups of people.
Also, if you listen to him he never mentions the 48 percent of people who do not pay any federal income taxes. Why? He knows they will vote for him and he, as a Chicago politician, buys votes.
No one has responded to my question about what the difference is between President Obama's desire to share the wealth and the communists' statement "from each according to his ability, to each according to his need."
I don't know why liberals are unable or unwilling to see who this person is; i.e., someone who has a deep aversion for our Constitution and is destroying our freedoms and the greatness of America. I hate to see what he is doing, and liberals either have no clue or are willing to keep their heads in the sand.
Marlowe Thompson, Crescent City
To thief of my tools ...
This letter is to the "tweaker" who stole my carpet tools on Sunday night.
Twenty years ago I'd have hunted you down like a dog and made you pay a serious price for your transgression against me.
Instead, I've decided to forgive you because I also was a "speed freak" in my early life. And I did some things I truly regret because of my addiction to meth.
But one day at the end of my miserable life, I reached out to Jesus Christ and he forgave me and asked me to do the same and he would make things right.
Well, I've been clean over 20 years now and even though the old me cries out for your blood, I forsake my anger and revenge and offer to you the same forgiveness that he offered me.
Make no mistake, brothers and sisters, as you sow, so shall you reap.
Edmund Sinicrope, Crescent City