Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Letters to the Editor

September 13, 2012

Reader no 'mindless parrot'

As I comprehend Mr. Smith’s letter printed Sept. 7, I am a mindless parrot and a less intelligent neighbor. Indeed, a strong statement of insolence.

I admit I am not an erudite, but I will certainly not admit to being a mindless parrot.

Was the S&P downgrade of United States credit in large part due to stress plus years of no budget? the two budgets Obama deliverd to Congress received no yea votes, not one. Not a single Democrat gae Obama’s financial plans a vote of confidence. Why would S&P or anyone else?

Bush spent tax dollars with careless abandon. In time Bush was held accountable for his reckless spending as shown by an approval rating in the low teens when near the end of his presidency. President Obama has elevated spending to a dangerous level. When will Obama be held accountable?

As to job growth, It is prudent to read both sides fo the scoreboard when judging a win-loss and or winning season. The number of jobs gained is less than the sum of peole entering the work force by high school and college graduation and those no longer included in the employent numbers due to expired benefits, etc. Job growth yes. Is it the positive job growth voters desire, need and demand?

After nearly four years are you confident team Obama can iplot the U.s. to the solid ground of shore before being overwhelmed by a flood of debt and unemployment?

— Keith E. Miller

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