Letters to the editor, June 29
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Updated: July 30, 2012 6:14AM
Romney’s past shows he’ll make an excellent president
The Republican presidential candidate, most likely, will be Mitt Romney.
His family background is commendable. His marriage of more than 40 years is sound and stable, with his wife, Ann, always by his side, in full support. His five sons also are with him in full support, and he takes pride in having 16 (so far) grandchildren. Romney is a man of principle and great faith who reflects these qualities in his character and presentation.
His career has been, as Bill Clinton said, “sterling.” A successful, self-made millionaire, his decisions proved to be brilliant. His governorship in Massachusetts proved to be very helpful to the state’s financial problems. His record proves his genius. His respect for his fellow man is apparent.
Romney also saved the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City from folding. He found a way to keep the Olympics as planned, with great success.
Romney helped Home Depot, Staples and many more businesses. They are in full operation today, as if “touched by an angel,” and their leaders substantiate this.
I’ve been around a while, and I think Romney would be a very good, if not excellent, president of the United States. He would face problems honestly, and earnestly seek solutions as they arise.
Shirley A. Lind
Obama, Holder are hiding something, scandal proves
Liberals-progressives always seem to have two sets of rules — one for everyone else and one for themselves.
Much of this duplicity is based on their incessant belief that they know better. This is being demonstrated by the way the “Fast and Furious” scandal is being handled by Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama.
The oversight committees in Congress are there to keep the executive branch of government in check. They have made copious requests for documents to be turned over, only to be scorned and ignored. When an order of contempt is to be voted on, Holder marches over to his friend, Obama, to call for executive privilege. Holder is hiding something.
Why aren’t Democrats demanding justice for the family of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry? The arrogance Holder and Obama are displaying shows they believe they are above the law.
Last week, Obama announced his executive order pertaining to immigration which, just months ago, he said he couldn’t do. In cheap political grandstanding designed only to buy votes and further his campaign of class warfare by granting a certain class or segment of the population special privileges, he basically said instead of upholding the Constitution, he is going to make his own law.
In the process, he made it much more difficult for Congress to craft legitimate immigration reform.
Shame on you, President Obama, for denigrating the office of the president.
Time for a change.