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Support our president

Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

To the Editor:

There’s something I don’t understand about the President Barack Obama haters.

I see readers are saying this administration is not getting things done without pointing to facts. Let me remind you of a few facts: Speaker John Boehner is suing the president for not putting bills into laws, yet Congress (mainly the House) has passed the fewest bills in our history and Obama has vetoed the fewest bills in our history.

The president has written jobs bills the House rejected. He presented a minimum wage increase the House rejected. He proposed an immigration bill the House has rejected. He presented an equal-work-equal-pay bill the House rejected. He ended two wars that were set in motion by the Republicans. He established affordable health care for the nation that the House tried to repeal more than 50 times. He is accused of being a dictator and also too weak by the same party. He supported gay rights, including marriage between two people who love each other rather than one man and one woman, which replaces Old Testament style of polygamy. He has dealt cautiously with many foreign government insurrections in which members of Congress advocated military intervention. He was elected by the people for eight years.

Could we see an outpouring of support for our president in this newspaper? Is he too weak, too strong, or too black?

Don Mast


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