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Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Happy days again

Dear Editor,

To make a liberal happy is very easy to do. All you need to do is to tell them a lie. For example, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your insurance, raising the debt limit is unpatriotic, the Republicans shut down the government, or the veteran memorials must be protected from the 90-year-old World War II veterans. The memorials were barricaded, but the closed mall was opened to the illegal crowd. The families of the soldiers that were killed in defense of our country were denied their compensation. The president finally used his executive order pen after Fisher House stepped up to help the families. The House sent a bill to the Senate to fund such. The Senate approved the bill and President Obama signed the bill. The secretary of defense dropped the ball. Lawyers at the Pentagon held up the funds. Why did it take so long for the president to find his executive order signing pen? In 2006, Senator Obama said raising the debt limit was incompetent leadership. Now the debt limit has been raised $986 billion more. Interest rates will being to rise in the future and will take more and more of our resources to pay the interest on the debt.

There are approximately 314 million people in America. At the rate that people are signing up, it will take about 50 years to get everyone signed up on Obamacare.

The poor, ignorant souls have fallen for the lie about affordable health care. The Democrats say that Obamacare is the law of the land, so get used to it. I hate to upset folks, but if I understand this correctly, the law that was signed by the president is quite different from the one that was just funded. The president does not have the right to pick and choose which parts of a law that he likes or dislikes. We are fast losing our freedoms. The constitution has served this nation well, but President Obama deems it a nuisance. When people come to the realization that government is the most inefficient entity on the planet, they will come to the conclusion that he is a nuisance.

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