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September 5, 2012

Letters to the editor - Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

‘Obama’s America’ offers perspective

Barack Obama – the man who came out of seemingly nowhere and moved into the most powerful position in our country. Do we yet know who he really is? So many rumors, so much mystery.

If you are curious and are concerned for the future of America, I highly recommend you see the newly released movie, “2016: Obama’s America.” The film examines the question, “If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?”

You will be taken to four continents to learn about Obama’s childhood, his family life, the mentors who greatly impacted his life, his philosophy and his driving motivation for the decisions he is making and will make for our future.

You will hear firsthand accounts from people who know him and what he stands for. The movie is based on his own biography, “Dreams from my Father.”

It doesn’t matter what he says while campaigning, how he looks or the color of his skin. Do not be fooled or cast your vote based on them. These are not reasons to give someone so much power.

What matters is the philosophy he is committed to – what changes he is really planning, and are they the changes you want to see made?

The future of our country as we know it is hanging in the balance in the upcoming November election. We must make our decision on facts, not popular opinion or charismatic propaganda tactics.

Make plans to see this movie while you have a chance. Our children are counting on us to vote responsibly.

Christine Kimmel, Greentown

Protesters focus of speech story?

Interesting and curious. The Republican presidential nominee makes a speech in Indianapolis last Wednesday, and the front page AP article in Thursday’s Kokomo Tribune focuses solely on the “roughly two dozen protesters” gathered outside the convention center.

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