Letter to the Editor

Reader asks: What happened to America?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

What happened to America?

It's time that we understand why we are in the current financial, social, political situation in this great nation. Just as important is to understand what we can do about it. Because only we can bring about the change that is needed to free us from the loss of freedom and liberties that has enslaved us since around the end of WWII.

The information I provide is not my opinion. It is fact based. Wherever I can, I will provide you with the sources for the information. I encourage you to check out everything for yourself. If you disagree with me, I encourage you to provide facts and sources. Personal attacks will not serve any of us.

Before I get started, it might be helpful to know some of my background so that you understand that I am not being political in the information I provide. I am neither a Republican nor a Democrat. Although, at times, I have been a registered voter in each of these parties and I have voted for Democratic and Republican candidates. However, during the last 20 or more years, I have been an independent.

Most of my wake-up occurred when Ross Perot came on the political stage. As a result, I became the co-founder of United We Stand America of New York. Later, when I moved to New Jersey, I became the Chairman of the Reform Party for that state.

What is the most important lesson I learned from Mr. Perot? As he said, "Look under the hood." By this metaphor, he suggested to look into our government and see what is really going on. I did just that by aiding a whistleblower by investigating activities related to Monticello Racetrack and bringing Pro Se lawsuits against the county government where I lived in New York state.

I've basically "retired" from this kind of activism. However, I still seek the truth about what is going on with our federal government. That's the information I will be bringing to you. You decide what, if anything, you want to do with this information. I've decided it's time for me to spread this information to you.

Since I've written so much by way of introduction, I will simply throw out an idea for you to look at until my next letter.

Remember the Trojan horse that allowed the Greeks to enter and conquer the city of Troy. Around the time of WWII (long before Obama ever became President), could a "Trojan horse" strategy have been implemented that allowed someone to infiltrate the federal government, form specialized government agencies to control the masses, direct plans that killed at least thousands of innocent people and sign key executive orders against freedom and liberty?

Who could that be?

-- Ira Goodman

Eureka Springs