Friday, April 03, 2009

Real "Letter to the Editor"

I'm in Vinita, OK, this evening, visiting my in-laws. I found the following Letter to the Editor in the April 2, 2009, edition of the Vinita Daily Journal:


I have to admit it. My liberal friends were right.

They told me if I voted for McCain, the nation's hope would deteriorate, and sure enough there has been a 20 point drop in the Consumer Confidence Index since the election, reaching a lower point than any time during the Bush Administration.

They told me if I voted for McCain, the US would become more deeply embroiled in the Middle East, and sure enough tens of thousands of additional troops are scheduled to be deployed into Afghanistan.

They told me if I voted for McCain that the economy would get worse, and sure enough unemployment is approaching 8.8 percent and the new stimulus packages implemented recently have sent the stock market lower than at any time since 9-11.

They told me if I voted for McCain we would see more "crooks" in high ranking positions in federal government, and sure enough several recent cabinet nominees and Senate appointments revealed resumes of bribery and tax fraud.

Well, I ignored my Democrat friends in November and voted for McCain. Any they were right...all of their predictions have come true.

Joe Hicks


A man after my own heart.


Quinn Hooks said...

Yes, I voted for McCain and all these things have occurred! Amazing. ;)

Michael said...

very clever.

Holly Magnuson said...

Thanks for sharing this. I grew up in the Vinita area (south of White Oak actually). Can I ask who your in-laws are, I might know them.

Rick Boyne said...


Thanks for stopping by and taking time to comment! Please feel free to come back often and get a taste of life in God's Country!

My inlaws are Wayne and Juanita Woolman. I married Sally Bridges who is a couple of years older than you. She graduated VHS in '80.