Nemo me impune lacessit

No one provokes me with impunity


No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 1, Section 9, Constitution of the United States

If this is the law of the land...why in a republic (little r) and as republicans, do we allow mere POLITICIANS to the right to use a "title of office" for the rest of their lives as if it were de facto a patent of nobility. Because, as republicans, this should NOT be the case...just saying...

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Another source sent me this letter.  He,  being a retired journalist (from a time when  that title wasn't a slur), did the research on this and contacted the individual who wrote it as well as other sources.  Most telling of all it that the NY Times has refuesed to publish itt.  THE LAST SENTENCE IS THE MOST CHILLING.  Mr. Lou Pritchett is one of our country's true living legends.   He is not just an acclaimed author, but is also a very dynamic teacher and one of our most popular and in demand public speakers.   Many successful executives around the world recognize him as a leader in change management.  Mr. Pritchett has literally changed the way American companies conduct their business operations by creating the concept that has come to be known as "partnering."   Mr. Pritchett rose a position of soap salesman to Vice-President, Sales and Customer Development for Procter and Gamble and during the course of  his 36 year career, made corporate history.


Dear President Obama:

You are the thirteenth President under whom I have lived and unlike any of the others, you truly scare me.

You scare me because after months of exposure, I know nothing about you.

You scare me because I do not know how you paid for your expensive Ivy League education and your upscale lifestyle and housing with no visible signs of support.

You scare me because you did not spend the formative years of youth growing up in America and culturally you are not an American.

You scare me because you have never run a company or met a payroll.

You scare me because you have never had military experience, thus don't understand it at its core.

You scare me because you lack humility and 'class', always blaming others.

You scare me because for over half your life you have aligned yourself with radical extremists who hate America and you refuse to publicly denounce these radicals who wish to see America fail..

You scare me because you are a cheerleader for the 'blame America' crowd and deliver this message abroad.

You scare me because you want to change America to a European style country where the government sector dominates instead of the private sector.

You scare me because you want to replace our health care system with a government controlled one.

You scare me because you prefer 'wind mills' to responsibly capitalizing on our own vast oil, coal and shale reserves.

You scare me because you want to kill the American capitalist goose that lays the golden egg which provides the highest standard of living in the world.

You scare me because you have begun to use 'extortion' tactics against certain banks and corporations.

You scare me because your own political party shrinks from challenging you on your wild and irresponsible spending proposals.

You scare me because you will not openly listen to or even consider opposing points of view from intelligent people.

You scare me because you falsely believe that you are both omnipotent and omniscient.

You scare me because the media gives you a free pass on everything you do.

You scare me because you demonize and want to silence the Limbaugh's, Hannitys, O'Reillys and Becks who offer opposing, conservative points of view.

You scare me because you prefer controlling over governing.

Finally, you scare me because if you serve a second term I will probably not feel safe in writing a similar letter in 8 years.

Lou Pritchett

This letter was originally submitted to the NY Times,  but unsurprisingly, they never acknowledged it's receipt, much less published it.  I'm not surprised.  However, since it has turned up on the internet, it has gone "viral" and has had over 500,000 hits.
"All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing."
 It's happening right now.


zibbo said...

where the fuck were these people when Bush was President?

"Not culturally an American"... after living here for what, 30 years? How insulting.

Not to mention the rest of it. This is utter trash.

Rich Vail said...

Pretty much the same thing we're doing now...only now the media are payiing attention. Then it was called Porkbusters...and we were ignored for the Cindy Shehans of the world.

But I'm glad to know that you are brave enough to post under a pseudonym/anonymously...what utter cowardice.