Is U.S. going to follow same path as Roman Empire?

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z Is U.S. going to follow same path as Roman Empire? nwitimes.com
February 24, 2013 12:00 am

You have to give the president credit for his use of the all-encompassing umbrellas such as "for the children," "for the seniors," "for the poor," "for the women,'' "so the (illegal) immigrants can come out of the shadows," "it is good for America."

He uses rhetoric to make problems sound noble or draw sympathy.

He has systemically and surgically divided our country into small groups by ethnicity, race, economic, sexual orientation and special interest. Should anyone not go along with his agenda or rhetoric, they are branded as bigots, racists or homophobes.

The problem with America today as I see it is that we the people are not willing to look our problems in the eye and acknowledge them. It all starts in Washington with politicians who are unwilling to do their jobs.

Rome destroyed itself from within as a result or moral decay and fiscal irresponsibility. Are we next?

- K.J. Gross, Munster

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Who do you support for Porter County commissioner?

View Results