Obama is harming Immanuel students' trip to D.C.

2013-03-14T00:00:00Z Obama is harming Immanuel students' trip to D.C. nwitimes.com
March 14, 2013 12:00 am

The president is acting like a schoolboy who didn't get his way.

Immanuel Lutheran School in Valparaiso is scheduled to visit Washington, D.C., in April and on the agenda is a White House visit. Now we find out that since the president did not get his way on the sequester, he has shut down visits to the people's house.

The eighth-graders have planned and worked for this opportunity over the past seven months and now, because of the narrow mindedness of the president, they will not get the visit.

Security will not be affected there since we all know that for the protection of the president no changes will be made, so what reasonable answer can be given to stop the visits not only from Immanuel but also all the other schools across the nation that have planned a trip there?

- Michael Millikin, Valparaiso

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

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…

Do you think the Lake County Solid Waste Management District should pay its new director less than its former director?

View Results