President Trump stated: No politician has been treated worse than me.
A short list of things that President Obama and his family endured:
They called President Obama a Muslim.
Never miss a local story.
They called him and his family a pack of monkeys.
The said he wasn’t born in USA.
They blocked every path to progress they could.
I saw pictures of a watermelon patch drawn onto the front of the White House.
They shut down the government and hurt the nation twice.
They turned their backs on every opportunity to open worthwhile dialogue.
They would not listen to any choice for Supreme Court no matter who the nominee was.
They openly said that they will oppose him at every turn and did just that.
President Trump has lied repeatedly and lost all his credibility. He continues to self-inflict chaos. He breaks his promises to his followers. Be aware Republicans, every single thing that goes wrong in our country from the day he was elected is now Trump’s and the Republican Party’s fault.
Marcia Dietrich, Wichita
We all have the right to free speech, to express ourselves and share our thoughts. It’s guaranteed in our Constitution (for now). However, what most people fail to understand is, with this freedom comes responsibilities. You can say almost anything, anytime as long as it is not within the spectrum of slander or libel. But, no matter what you say, you and you alone are responsible for the consequences of saying it.
Talking “smack” about your boss, the company you work for, or saying things against company policy are all covered in the Constitution, but in doing so, you may lose your job. Were your rights violated? No, you got to say what you wanted but the consequences were, “You’re Fired!” You didn’t exercise the responsibility of thinking things through and now the consequences fall on you.
So, if your favorite sitcom star, politician, beauty queen, sports figure, etc. speaks their mind and they violate company policy and are canceled, fired, etc., don’t get mad. Be thankful they are guaranteed the right to say what they did and that our Constitution allows them to speak their minds.
Steven Tuck, Wichita
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