The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Letters to the Editor

April 1, 2012

Letters to the Editor 4-1-12



Hilda Malone


I’m tired of government

Dear Editor:

I am tired. I’m tired of the government using my tax money to pay people not to work. I’m tired of living in a country where more and more people join the ranks of freeloaders while I pay for it with my tax dollars. What would happen if those of us who work and pay taxes decided to quit working and start taking “free stuff”? Who would pay for it?

I’m tired of the president giving my tax money to failing “green” companies who return part to him as a campaign donation. I’m tired of the president doing everything he can to stop oil production and then not taking the blame for raising gas prices. Oil production may be up, but it is on privately owned land. Production is down in government controlled areas.

I’m tired of the president making secret deals with Russia and other countries with the promise he can do what he wants when he doesn’t have to worry about being reelected. I’m tired of the president apologizing to other countries and acting like we are the bad guys.

I’m tired of the president and his liberal friends turning everything into a race issue. I’m tired of threats of violence from the New Black Panthers and Al Sharpton. Why are they not in jail? I’m disgusted that a member of Congress would put on a gang uniform to show his support for his race. Are gang members now the good guys and all whites bad? I’m tired of the liberal media lying and distorting the truth. I’m tired of the liberal media openly campaigning for Obama.

I’m tired of the GOP candidates attacking each other. I’m tired of them ignoring the real problems in the country and instead talking about birth control and other personal issues.

I’m tired of 50 percent of the public ignoring the fact our country is going over a cliff and seeming to be happy about it. “We’ve got trouble my friend. Right here is River City.”

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