Guest opinion: If you like Obama, vote for Hillary

Stan Rachesky

Remember the now-famous Obama statement, “If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor?” Well how about a continuation along those lines? “If you like your current president’s policies you can keep his policies; just vote for Hillary or her like kind.” But then don’t keep on complaining about the economy.

Do you think your money is worth less today then it was six years ago? It’s called “sharing the wealth” or “confiscation through inflation.” If you want less disposable income in the future, just vote for Hillary or her like kind. But then don’t keep on complaining about the economy.

Are you in favor of allowing foreigners to continue to freely cross our southern border with impunity? If you want this policy to continue vote for Hillary or her like kind. But when these illegals take away your jobs, don’t keep on complaining about the economy.

What’s your take on “Common Core?” There is a lot of controversy on the proposed national curriculum. Get yourself educated, as it directly affects your kids. If you’re in favor, vote for Hillary or Jeb Bush. But then if your property taxes go up astronomically to fund the programs, don’t keep on complaining about the economy.

How many of you out there want to see us voting for one of the “Dueling Dynasty” candidates, Hillary Clinton versus Jeb Bush? For 20 out of the last 26 years, there has been a Clinton or a Bush in the White House. What’s next Chelsey? OMG! We definitely need some fresh blood. There are so many excellent, capable candidates waiting to run this great country. And guess what? They were all raised with American values. So if you want the same old BS, vote for Hillary or Jeb or their like kind. But then don’t keep on complaining about the economy.

And last but not least, the world’s contrived Jewish problem. Could there be anti-Semitism in the Oval Office? There are approximately 7 billion people living on planet Earth. Of these, only 14 million are Jews. Forty-two percent (5,880,000) live in Israel, 42 percent (5,880,000) live in the U.S. and the remaining 16 percent (2,240,000) live elsewhere in the world. They comprise only 1.8 percent of the world’s total population. This means that there is one Jew for every 500 people in the world and in the U.S., 1 per every 55 people. Where is the threat?

Do people feel threatened as a result of a cultural philosophy stressing educational accomplishments? Check this out: There have been 850 Nobel Prizes awarded since 1901. Jews have won 41 percent (348.5) of all Nobel Prizes in all six categories: literature, chemistry, physiology/medicine, physics, peace and economics.

If it wasn’t for Israel you probably would not be using a cell phone today. Is Iran threatening to obliterate Israel off the face of the Earth because only one Iranian citizen (Ms. Sherin Ebadi) had been awarded a Nobel Prize for “peace?”

Arabs in general have only won approximately a dozen Nobel Prizes (seven for peace including Yasser Arafat’s). Muslims were very successful 1,000 years ago because they were freely open to foreign cultures. But today their mindset is very defensive and refuses to engage with “unbelievers” and only repeats the past.

So why does Obama want to throw Israel, a staunch U.S. ally, a democratically elected society like ours, under the bus?

I think we have a big trust issue running this country. Have we all been sold out? Do you trust Hillary to run your country and be commander and chief of our military? That’s a hard pill to swallow. So if you elect her, don’t complain about the economy or anything else that results from her lack of leadership abilities. You have to ask yourself this question: “Would she be where she is today if it wasn’t for her charismatic husband Bill?” I don’t think so. She’s no Bill Clinton, not by a long shot. Get informed before you vote or don’t vote. Low-information voters are ruining this country. Obama’s presidency has been a disaster. Let’s not do a repeat … please.

Stan Rachesky of Glenwood Springs is a frequent letter writer.

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