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TRUMP: The Donald’s right about our culture

Letter by Byron C. Smith, Milton on April 20, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 22 Comments »
April 20, 2011 1:47 pm

I supported the president with his campaign for change. Not radical change, but change that would focus on our unemployment, drug use, educational systems, delusional financing, investments in professional sports, petroleum speculators, etc.

But after a half-term of same ol’, same ol’, I am completely disillusioned with the “change.” (Yeah, I know, Congress is to blame.)

To my horror, I now find myself agreeing with Donald Trump. Not about the president’s birthplace issue, but about our culture.

We are our own worst enemies. We refuse to face financial realities. We overpay our corporate executives to take our jobs, and financial managers to give us our own money. We overpay our professional atheletes to take our time. We overpay our entertainers to take our energy. We overeat (imported) foods, play (imported) games and CDs, and use (imported) drugs to comfort ourselves.

Notice – no products except fat, garbage and mind-numbness.

We cannot continue to have only services to sell each other, we need products. We send our money to other countries instead of creating valuable things we can sell to them (we had the chance with solar cells, computers, etc., but we are again buying them from overseas).

At least the Romans had lead in the water to cause their stupidity and eventual self-destruction. The didn’t know they were failing. We do. Might as well vote for The Donald at this point, or Caesar.

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