Published: Sunday, Sept. 23 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT
So, just where is this education to be found?Is it found in books,
magazines, newspapers, radio, TV, big government, big business, church, our
neighbor, or perhaps within ourselves. If school would teach us how
to learn, maybe we could use all those sources and then seek the truth by our
own wisdom. The fact is that none of the outside sources of information are
free from falsehood and ulterior motives. The only person we can really trust
is ourselves. And then only if we learn how to learn. If we allow
others to provide our education, we are not really educated, but just
So Kim, what do you propose? Who is more evil, the corruptor or the corrupted?
Rock Stars try to wow us with their presence. They get on stage and sing and
dance. The give us a circus performance to distract us from reality.Romney lists facts about the state of the world, of the country and of the
economy while rock-star Obama sings and dances his way across America. The facts are easily found. No one can deny that Obama increased the
deficit by $5,000,000,000,000 since taking office. It was at
$10,000,000,000,000 when he took office. He increased it by 50%. No one can
deny the fact that he seized G.M., used $49,000,000,000 of public money to
"buy" it and that he gave $39,000,000,000 in future tax credits if G.M.
made a profit.Become informed. Study what Obama DID while in
office, then, read the Constitution and see for yourself that he was NOT
authorized to do those things. He took an oath to uphold and defend the
Constitution. He rejected that oath. He's "winging" it, while
ignorant people clap and shout for him to continue. We do not need a circus
performer as President.
Who knows enough to teach us? If we can learn from God, great! Otherwise seek
knowledge at least from people with different opinions and not just those with
whom you already agree. You will find some truth on both sides of most
political divides. You will not be very teachable if you are unwilling to
accept that you, like me, have built up personal prejudices not necessarily
based on truth and logic. We need to talk to each other with some civility so
we can learn from each other.
From this letter, I take it that big = bad.
To Mike Richards 12:19 p.m. Sept. 23, 2012"Rock Stars try to wow
us with their presence. They get on stage and sing and dance. The give us a
circus performance to distract us from reality."What a perfect
description of Romney. Romney doesn't give facts or figures or potential
solutions to problems -- he gives generalities and rhetoric, dishonestly portray
his opponent. We do not need a mendacious, dishonest, manipulative,
out-of-touch circus performer like Romney as president."The
deficit"Yes, the deficit rose during the Obama administration. It
rose as a result of two unfunded tax cuts that weren't cancelled, two
unfunded wars, and the efforts and costs necessary to pull the country out of
the financial hole that the previous administration put it into."Become informed."I am informed. I have STUDIED the
Constitution, not just read it as you say you've done. I have STUDIED it
at length in its full breadth and depth. If you had STUDIED the Constitution
and not just read it, you would know that President Obama had Constitutional
authority for everything he did. The President has fully upheld the oath he
took at his inauguration.
The use of terms like "proper learning" and "right action" seem
to be code words for some subgroup's values. Is the writer of
this letter attempting to communicate only with some small cadre of true
believers or is she actually trying to communicate to a broader spectrum of
American readersI suspect the former, when she should be doing the
latter. How ironic!
Speaking of up holding the Consitution and circus clowns -- still
voting for Orrin Hatch there Mike?
Liberal,I might vote for Hatch - just to irritate you.Furry,With all of your studying, please tell us how the government
seized property (bonds) from G.M. bond holders without paying for those bonds
(in direct violation of the 5th Amendment) and then took $49 BILLION out of the
public treasury to "buy" G.M. for the unions and for a foreign country.
Read the oath of office (contained in the Constitution) and then
explain Obama's refusal to prosecute illegal aliens. How about DOMA? How
about fast and furious?Please enlighten us with direct quotes from
the Constitution that allow him to give machine guns to terrorists in Mexico,
guns that were used to kill Brian Terry, a border patrol guard. When
you've explained those points then tell us how Obama could open our
treasury to George Soros and "loan" him $2 billion to drill off the
Brazilian coast when he had shut down drilling in the gulf and in the Western
States.Tell us how Obama was authorized to give G.M. a tax credit
against future earnings (which the IRS said was totally illegal).YOU
claimed that he had full authority.
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