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Democrats not moving country in right direction

Published: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

Democrats not

moving country in right direction

Dave Fox

Tampico

Kathryn Bonnell’s Jan. 4 letter [“Send more Democrats to Congress”] bore several points that beg to be addressed.

First, putting more Democrats into Congress “so we can get this country moving forward” is a contradiction in terms. Moving the country forward is a highly subjective term to begin with, one many would disagree within many arenas.

Second, having too many of one party or another only moves to upset the less-endowed side. History proves that over and over. It doesn’t, in and of itself, move the country; it moves the majority party’s agenda.

I must soundly dispute her ideation that Obama “… is for the middle class” and  Republicans “are for the rich, big business, and … oil industry.”

Obama is for his own agenda, totally ignoring the Christian principles this great nation was founded on. He frequently behaves in this manner in his dealings, the policies he enacts, and in his foreign policy bullying. He constantly turns a deaf ear on the Christian community, while frequently turning his good ear on the Islamic community, a community that itself often represents “the rich, [and] big business,” if you look at many of the nations Obama seeks to appease on a regular basis.

As for the oil issue, when George W. was in office, the liberals and Democrats blamed skyrocketing oil prices on Mr. Bush’s supposed ties with oil companies. Ms. Bonnell, I assume you likely fell on that bandwagon based on the tone of your letter. How is your beloved leader any more innocent, when we’re paying twice as much per gallon of gasoline now, as we were when Bush ruled?

Mr. Obama, as does the Democratic Party in general, is only moving the nation into the generation of non-Christian self-entitlers who feel they deserve whatever they can get from the government; hence, from your purse and my wallet.

 

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