The question gets asked yet again

Published 9:35 am Monday, September 30, 2013

Tom Jacobson, in answer to your phone call Sept. 19 and your letter on the same day, I want to tell you this: I wasn’t offended at all by your letter.

I told you far-right Republicans before that it makes me feel good when you are bashing me because you are leaving President Barack Obama alone. I did ask you if you would attempt to attack my message and not attack the messenger. I have been a Fox News addict since way back when Clinton was president. I watch it for my amusement.

The thing that got me hooked was when Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity were accusing President Bill Clinton of being a murderer. They had so much evidence, so they thought, but it all fizzled out. This was probably the worst kind of bashing that any politician ever received. I can’t think of anything worse.

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I also thought it was really something the way the Republicans tried to convince the public that Obama wasn’t an American citizen. They would have had a better chance proving that Jesus Christ was just a myth.

Let me be perfectly clear. There is nothing you can say about me or of me that I can’t handle, and you can tell your buddy, Don, Wayne says hey. I do my best to educate people like you two, but if you don’t have the ability to learn, I can’t help it.

Now would you please answer my question I have asked in my previous letters. What has the Republican Party ever done for the Average Joe or me? If you don’t have an answer, say so. I would have no problem mentioning what the Democratic Party has done for me. It is common knowledge that the unions support the Democratic Party and the firearms companies support the Republican Party. I never could understand why a person who votes Republican would belong to the union. If they had any scruples at all, they would have gone and found a non-union job. After all, there is a minimum wage law now. The Democrats are attempting to raise it $2, but the Republicans are fighting it. Talk about doing something for the Average Joe. I could go on and on.

So, Tom, I hope you were never a union man because it would show what kind of person you are. In closing I would like to suggest that everyone watch “The Ed Show” on MSNBC at 4 p.m. daily. It is quite educational.


Wayne Thorson
Albert Lea