The Ottumwa Courier

Opinion

May 29, 2013

American is more than its economy

America is more

than its economy

America is strong, unique and a one-of-a-kind nation. It’s because of our freedoms that people from all over the world seek to come HERE. America is the greatest county the world has ever seen. It is not perfect, but it has stood strong in the force of evil. America’s people have shed blood and died for the rest of the world. When the world needed us, we were there.

America is much more than its economy. The economy throughout history has had its ups and downs, but American’s backbone (determination) has stood strong. Now we have national leaders who identify themselves as “citizens” of the world. Our elected leaders are not loyal to our people, our constitution or our country. Our leaders want a common world currency and to make America a lesser being. However, WE THE PEOPLE of this great country are not lesser beings. WE are the country that the rest of the world looks to when they need food, protection, new technology or help after natural disasters. Peoples from all over the world have flocked to America to afford them and their family safety and a better life. Yes, we are unique, and I pray that our county and our people can survive.

Our leaders are not good stewards of our county. They use our economy (economic crisis as they call it) as a reason to change America to a lesser country by attacking the ideologies and democracy that made us strong! Apathetic Americans, wake up to the dangerous direction our leaders are so quickly transitioning our country. WE THE PEOPLE need to look our elected officials in the eye, not blink and remind them that WE are the government.

WE need to stop this madness before it totally destroys our children’s future. Be you Democrat or Republican, it’s time to join our souls and our voices to save OUR country.

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