Letter: We’ll never all be equal
I want to personally thank Richard Teague for telling it like it is. Seventy-five percent of the people in Colorado feel the same way. Disarming the normal public will not make the types of people bent on destruction go away. This type of thing has been going on since days of old.
There is no way that anyone can predict what triggers someone to go over the edge in their mind. The only thing that as Richard Points out in his guest opinion is that we must be diligent in watching for signs of hostility. It used to be going postal, now it is something that can happen without warning.
I don’t think we need to walk around carrying a gun all the time, that isn’t the answer, but we do need to understand in this day and age, that with so many out of work, so few jobs, so little in life and the fact that there are so many that the government has made so dependent on it, that this sense of hopelessness is widespread anymore. We have been bombarded with a government that feels we need to take care of everyone in the world and we can’t take care of ourselves.
Helplessness and hopelessness are one of the worst kinds of fears we face in this country. We will always have those in this country who feel they need more than the next person and really are not happy with anything or anybody. There will always be those that have huge amounts of money and those of us who get by with very little.
It up to us to find our own happiness. If you don’t like your life, then change it. So many in our government have made everyone feel a “sense of entitlement.” Our advertising: You need this and you need that in order to be happy, when happiness comes from inside one’s self. So regardless of what happens in this valley, in this state, in this country, we will never be as rich as the next person.
That is the way our society is built. Obama can’t make you equal as the next person, that will never happen. That is what makes this country great.
Audrey Jane Spaulding
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