Obama, You Scare Me

Got this from a good friend of mine. This heart felt letter is making rounds on the Internet. NY Times refused to publish.
Lou Pritchett is one of corporate America 's true living legends- an
acclaimed author, dynamic teacher and one of the world's highest rated speakers.. Successful corporate executives everywhere recognize him as the foremost leader in change management. Lou changed the way America does business by creating an audacious concept that came to be known as "partnering." Pritchett rose from soap salesman to Vice-President, Sales and Customer Development for Procter and Gamble and over the course of 36 years, made corporate history.
Dear President Obama:
You are the thirteenth President under whom I have lived and unlike any of the others, you truly scare me.
You scare me because after months of exposure, I know nothing about you.
You scare me because I do not know how you paid for your expensive Ivy League education and your upscale lifestyle and housing with no visible signs of support.
You scare me because you did not spend the formative years of youth growing up in America and culturally you are not an American.
You scare me because you have never run a company or met a payroll.
You scare me because you have never had military experience, thus don't understand it at its core.
You scare me because you lack humility and 'class', always blaming others.
You scare me because for over half your life you have aligned yourself with radical extremists who hate America and you refuse to publicly denounce these radicals who wish to see America fail.
You scare me because you are a cheerleader for the 'blame America ' crowd and deliver this message abroad.
You scare me because you want to change America to a European style country where the government sector dominates instead of the private sector.
You scare me because you want to replace our health care system with a government controlled one.
You scare me because you prefer 'wind mills' to responsibly capitalizing on our own vast oil, coal and shale reserves.
You scare me because you want to kill the American capitalist goose that lays the golden egg which provides the highest standard of living in the world.
You scare me because you have begun to use 'extortion' tactics against certain banks and corporations.
You scare me because your own political party shrinks from challenging you on your wild and irresponsible spending proposals.
You scare me because you will not openly listen to or even consider
opposing points of view from intelligent people.
You scare me because you falsely believe that you are both omnipotent and omniscient.
You scare me because the media gives you a free pass on everything you do.
You scare me because you demonize and want to silence the Limbaughs, Hannitys, O'Relllys and Becks who offer opposing, conservative points of view.
You scare me because you prefer controlling over governing.
Finally, you scare me because if you serve a second term I will probably not feel safe in writing a similar letter in 8 years.
Lou Pritchett
This letter was sent to the NY Times but they never acknowledged it. Big surprise. Since it hit the internet, however, it has had over 500,000 hits. Keep it going. All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.. It's happening right now.
TRUE - CHECK: http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/youscareme.asp


Anonymous said...

This wasn't acknowledged by the times because it's incendiary and brazenly untrue.

Obama believes he is omnipotent and omniscient? Maybe Mr. Pritchett would prefer him to do whatever Dick Cheney or Karl Rove says?

He won't listen to or consider opposing viewpoints? Sounds like Lou Pritchett is mad that Obama rsvp'd "no" to his 4th of july bbq/pig roast.

America has the highest standard of living in the world?? ACCORDING TO WHOM? We certainly don't have the most literate population, nor the longest life expectancy, nor the highest GDP per capita...

Disgusting what the reactonaries in this country will attempt to pass off as "fact" in order to disparage a good man. McCain LOST... get over it!

Mentor Matt said...

Thanks, Anonymous, for a very thoughtful post. I'm still scared of Obama because we know NOTHING ABOUT HIM. He just wouldn't release any documents, not a true birth certificate, not his college and graduate records. I'm wondering if he even has a valid US passport to travel to Sweden. Oh I forgot, he is a president, he probably doesn't need one !

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