Daily Letters

A selection of letters received.


May 19, 2005

It's time to lose it

Dear George:

Keep up the good work regarding the war on terror. I trust you to do the right thing. I would try to do something about keeping the imbed news out of the country in the future...they've created more problems than anybody needs. Speaking of media, since they are so damned democrat/liberal, you need to use them more for our (conservative) advantage which your advisors and spokes persons are not accomplishing.

On the issue of our borders I am confident that your first choice was headed the wrong direction. I implore you to close the Mexican border and start deportation. Too many problems are created and continuing by leaving it status quo. For the sake of misunderstanding I care for and love the Mexican people and understand there struggles having been there countless times taking food and clothing, building homes and churches, showing compassion in various ways, but status quo is destroying this nation.

Last is the issue of your Judicial nominees, they are great people in my findings, and it is a crime what the democrats are doing, I think it's a kind of treason and they should all loose their jobs and their government pensions. Your patience seems extremely long for which is commendable. But I'd say it's time to lose it. Only these few items do I find exasperating. Great Job with the economy! Keep up the excellent work of seeking God in the course of running such a unique country.

Age 52
Fullerton, CA


The real state of the union

Mr. President,

I am spending the time to write this letter, not because I believe it will effect the policies of your administration, but in hopes that thinking Americans will consider the real issues and problems which confront our beloved country. In short, the real state of the union.

Before I go further, a word to the “religious right” you claim as your base. I too believe in the one God. I love Him because He is merciful, I fear Him because He is just. He alone is the judge of all mankind and will judge each according to their deeds. Did not Christ condemn the Pharisees and Sadducees as hypocrites? “All have sinned and all fall short of God's glory.” So much for holier than thou!


The Supreme Court has held that money is “speech” and is protected under the first amendment. Because of this, some voices are inherently louder than others, making influence peddling and graft the norm in our nation’s capital. Was this not called bribery at one time?

National security has been perverted to include aberrations such as the patriot act, the doctrine of preemptive war and the national I.D. card, while our borders are left unprotected to facilitate the importation of cheap labor for those louder voices and their lust for greater profits. The American dream has become as hollow as a corporation's promise of a secure pension plan after a lifetime of service.
The foreign policy of your administration has been a disaster. Arbitrary and cynical in nature, it has made Americans among the most hated people in the world. Friends you buy are not your friends.

Know your enemy, Mr. President, the war on terror is a just cause. Those who attack America must suffer the awful consequences of their acts, hunted down and killed one-by-one if necessary. But for America to invade another country in the name of spreading our form of government flies in the face of the principals upon which this country was founded.

Finally, Mr. President I will leave you and the readers of this letter with a quote from history. You may have heard words similar to it from some of your own advisors.

“Naturally, the common people don't want war, but after all, it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag people along. Whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship, voice or no voice the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.

“This is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in every country.”

Reich-Marshall Herman Goering
Nuremberg, 1945

I know that you are a man of conviction Mr. President, and I respect you for that, but please do not let your conviction close your mind to alternative solutions.

May God bless you and America. May He open all our eyes to the path to a better world.


Age 51
Capistrano Beach, California


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