- Jackson man to cast electoral vote for Trump; others trying to dissuade him (11/29/16)51
- Man killed by vehicle had been charged with domestic assault (11/30/16)
- Hotel chain president: City should regulate short-term lodging (11/27/16)16
- Former Cape council member dies, remembered as 'wonderful public servant' (11/29/16)1
- Woman accused in three robberies disguised herself as man (11/29/16)5
- Post-election taunts reported at Jackson schools (12/2/16)22
- Officers: Delta man dies during domestic dispute (11/28/16)1
- Business notebook: New store shows faith in Scott City district (11/28/16)
- Missouri chamber to honor Cape's John Mehner (11/30/16)6
- Men who pulled father, son from burning car near Naylor honored by highway patrol (12/1/16)
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