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Published: Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 2:35 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 5:18 p.m. CDT

I am 76 years old, and I am scared for my grandchildren’s future, as well as my own. I survived World War II rationing, Korea, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam and even the Carter years. If this nation endures four more years of this deplorable administration, America as we know it, will be lost forever. I will feel very fortunate if I survive through the tragic loss of freedom. Individual freedoms are being shredded a little at a time until the Constitution will be hacked. Our founding fathers tried to safeguard liberty and prevent corruption with three distinct branches of government which created a balance of power. President Obama has achieved his goals by instituting policy without the approval of Congress more than any other president in history. For example, he gave himself the power to declare martial law even in peacetime and confiscate private property for the government’s good. This administration is pushing green energy even when we have the technology to clean our own coal. Windmills are the biggest farce along with the other phony green schemes like Solyndra. Wind energy is controlled by foreign countries, not the United States. This president refuses to tap our own resources which would also provide more jobs. Instead the United States is supporting oil drilling in other countries. It seems like President Obama wants to take care of the rest of the world rather than his own country. He continues to create a welfare nation of people who feel the government owes them a living. The balance scale will tip if this president is re-elected. The minority will support the majority. We just can’t take four more years of this wild spending and no jobs. President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton want us to register our guns with the United Nations. The next step will be the government demanding citizens to turn all registered guns in to a government collection center. We are repeating 1930 history. Just look at what happened to Germany in the ‘30s. We are following the same path, only at a faster pace. The left wing media will not report the facts or truth. This administration has broken promises, lied to cover up, and the media lets Obama off the hook. Would Bush have been given a pass when our Libyan Embassy was attacked and four Americans were murdered while he was in Las Vegas at a fundraiser? Or what about “Fast and Furious” and the disregard for our border patrol’s lives? Oh, it’s just a “tough day.” Another cover up. When you get up in the morning and look in the mirror, ask yourself, “Am I worth the life of one young soldier, Navy Seal or boarder patrol agent, and what they are dying for?” Then, vote your conscience. Care about your country’s future. Seek the truth. Go Vote. W. Bud Wilkinson Walnut

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