- Business notebook: Cape salon picked as one of nation's top 200 (4/17/17)
- Man out on bond for alleged molestation of boys charged with abusing girl (4/18/17)
- Cape Girardeau County: Pilot House in Cape Girardeau is home to high quality ingredients, familiar faces (4/14/17)3
- New policy for semissourian.com online commentary: No pseudonyms (4/17/17)57
- Without city record, Marie Street residents on hook for thousands in sewer repairs (4/19/17)7
- Going the distance: Several locals participate in Boston Marathon (4/18/17)2
- Oran man jailed on statutory rape, burglary, other charges (4/16/17)
- 2 shot; 1 dead, 1 in custody in Cape shooting (4/16/17)4
- Bollinger County: Bonnie’s Moo Cow Cafe in Patton, Missouri, dishes out Southern classics (4/14/17)
- City wants to put hold on shipping container houses for now (4/17/17)1
Professor Obama vs ‘the people'
Like an angry professor, President Obama continues to lecture mainstream Americans while scolding the rich and dictating his will upon a Republican Congress.
In 2008 he told fundraisers that Americans were just a frustrated group of people needing to cling to their Bibles and guns.
In January 2010 it was more of the same. "People are angry, and they're frustrated." A month before the 2010 midterm election, professor Obama said, Americans are "hard-wired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared."
The day following the midterms, he said, "Americans are frustrated. I'm not recommending for every future president that they take a shellacking like I did last night."
Yet today in 2011, he's still in denial that the majority of American people have overwhelmingly rejected his agenda of continued spending and borrowing. It's our fault for not understanding that it "could have been worse" and his policies just need another four years. Obama now says, "We've lost our ambition and our imagination" and we "had gotten a little soft."
For more than two years mainstream Americans have been labeled by Obama's cheerleaders as racists, bigots, homophobes, Islamophobes, extremists, un-American, misinformed, biased and intellectually incapable of making informed decisions on our own.
No, Mr. President, it's your progressive, liberal ideology that's holding back our country, not its "frustrated" citizens.
In 2012 it's paramount that America elect an inspirational leader. We need another John F. Kennedy or Ronald Reagan.
WILLIAM PIERCEY SR., Cape Girardeau