Weatherford Democrat

Letters to the Editor

October 1, 2013

Letter to the editor: Time changes everything

Dear Editor,

On July 3, 2008, Sen. Obama said in a speech to folks in Fargo, N.D., the way Bush has done it over the last eight years was take out a credit card on the Bank of China in the name of our children, raising our debt from $5 trillion to $9 trillion. He added $4 trillion by his lonesome, that we will have to pay back – $30,000 for every man woman and child. That is irresponsible, it is unpatriotic.

Does that sound like the man was telling a whopper just to get elected? President Bush added $4 trillion in eight years. President Obama has added $7 trillion, $955 billion, and $768 million all by his lonesome since January 2009. If what President Bush did was unpatriotic, what would you call nearly $8 trillion added to the debt?

Mr. Tilly asked the question. What are Republicans scared of? The answer to his question is Detroit and a whole host of cities that are bankrupt, or on the brink of disaster. President Obama is accusing the Republicans of not wanting to pay the bills that have been racked up. I just keep wondering who the Republicans were that dug the hole that Detroit finds itself in? Detroit is getting $100 million more dollars of your tax money. It appears to me that you can thank the Democrats for the majority of bankruptcies. What is so difficult to understand about promising more than you can deliver will end in disaster?

The economy would be in much better shape if the Democrats would allow private enterprise to flourish. President thinks that if it is not a job that drains the public treasury, it is not a job. Obama care is the main reason that the economy has been slow to recover. Who is going to hire more workers, or start a new business, when very few know what is in the bill even after it was passed. From what I am hearing, the young people that voted for the president and his affordable health care are going to wish they had never heard of it. I think that people will just roll over and die, when they see how many hoops they have to jump through just to see a doctor, if there are any doctors that will put up with the hassle.

We need to have a class for the Democrats on English comprehension. What is the problem with understanding that the government is fully funded, but Obama care is not funded?


Richard Feuilly


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