The Norman Transcript

Opinion

September 19, 2013

Surely the end is near

NORMAN — The end is near. For many, 1,215 days is not near enough. Yet, there is something to the old saying “see the light at the end of the tunnel.”

To be sure the 1,215 days left on the Democrats Champion President Obama term will be both instructional and painful. Resigning would benefit all Americans, but that is, of course, beyond reasonable expectations.

We have always suffered through bad presidents before. Today is no different, although the pain seems more difficult to ignore.

I say pain because, well, that is the lot of where we are at the moment — so much pain in so many areas brought on by the Democratic Party and Obama’s socialist, anti-capitalist and sick liberal philosophies.

While their arguments are emotionally appealing and present a utopian view, the reality is their policies engender a form of enslavement, destroy real market value and rob people of employment.

The evidence of the pain is felt in the loss of value in one’s income, self, loss of value in one’s property, in America, the loss of value in ethics and Godly beliefs, and loss of value in justice.

The end is near, but the pain is evident on every face. No spin from the standard news networks can deny the truth.

People have flat given up on looking for jobs. Why? There aren’t any. Ninety out of 350 million people do not have jobs. Fifty million are on Food Stamps.

You can’t borrow enough money to prop up the economic myth that all is well and that good, decent-paying jobs are created every month. If you believe that, well, welcome to the Candy Mountain.

Real income-building jobs come from the private sector through ingenuity and (yes, Mr. Putin) American exceptionalism.

The sorry truth of all is that the very people this administration and your friendly Liberal Democratic Party claim to benefit or be protectors of are the very people who are worse off.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Opinion
  • Help for rural America

    A drive through rural parts of the Southwest can be depressing. For sale and for rent signs are prevalent. Businesses along main streets have closed. Unless they are close to a major interstate highway, many communities are in decline....

    April 23, 2014

  • Embarrassment to Oklahoma, again

    The standardized testing that was halted in local schools Monday is another embarrassment to the state. The same thing happened a year ago and Oklahoma gave them another chance....

    April 23, 2014

  • Time to move on; exit of Sebelius is right choice

    From the moment it became obvious that healthcare.gov wasn’t working, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius became damaged goods for the White House....

    April 23, 2014

  • Happy birthday to us

    We don’t expect any cake and that many candles might be dangerous but today is the unofficial 125th birthday of Norman....

    April 22, 2014

  • Hero of Haarlem … for common good

    “Trudging stoutly along by the canal,” as the story goes, the 8-year-old son of a Dutch sluicer was returning home from delivering cakes to a blind man. Humming as he passed the dikes, he noticed that recent rains had made his father’s job ...

    April 22, 2014

  • Hate without end

    The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like ...

    April 21, 2014

  • Reform is necessary

    Editor, The Transcript: Last year, the legislature passed laws reforming the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, which was a good start, but more is needed. Recent media reports have revealed that the ODVA employs M.D. and D.O. ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Keep your brain cells

    Editor, The Transcript: Hey kids. Four centuries ago, Shakespeare wrote about life’s seven great adventures. I forget his exact words, but they were something like this: 1. Our birth; none of us can remember it, but never the less, it is ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Don’t let moderation confuse you

    Jeb Bush’s recent compassionate comments on immigration show how far apart he is from the far right of the Republican Party....

    April 20, 2014

  • Priest’s execution should spur action

    In the hierarchy of saints, martyrs are on the highest rung of the celestial ladder, at least for me....

    April 20, 2014