An Open Letter to President Obama – 2015 | CNS News

By Charlie Daniels
charlie daniels

Dear Mr. President,

This letter is not written in a spirit of hate or disrespect. Nor is it motivated in any way by racial bias. It is written with respect due the office and the awesome tasks that have been laid on your shoulders.

I write this letter because I am a taxpaying American citizen who has experienced the American Dream and wants his children and grandchildren to have the same advantages and opportunities that I have had.

And no, Mr. President, I was not born into a one-percenter family. I come from a blue collar background. I never went to college. I have made a living doing manual labor, and I entered my chosen profession at ground level, worked hard and sacrificed to achieve success.

On April 13, 1967 I arrived in Nashville, Tennessee with a wife, a two-year-old baby, a twenty-dollar bill and the clutch out of my car.

I won’t go into the mountains and valleys that I’ve traveled since then, except to say that I have been successful. And somebody did help me build the business I own. Almighty God, not the government.

I employ thirty people, good citizens and family people, hard-working people, the kind of gun-clinging, God-fearing folks who make America the greatest nation the world has ever known.

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