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January 25th, 2011
07:11 AM ET

Ali Velshi's Letter to the President

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  1. Jackie


    I thank you for your letter to Pres. Obama.

    I too believe Obama has done a great job, understanding the economic mess that was dumped on him from the previous leadership.

    What bothers me is, politicians, and business people always want to use China as an example of a successful nation in terms of education, and their economy. The Chinese work very hard. Most of them go into forced labor. The nation is a communist nation. The Chinese government has everything to do with the welfare of each citizen. Therefore the government makes sure everyone works almost like a slave for the success of China. Students are forced to learn, whether they want to learn or not. The Chinese government has a huge role to play in its citizens' lives. Are Americans ready to follow the model of China? I do not think so.
    I get tired of people comparing America to China in terms world economic power. China forces its citizens to work very hard, whether they like that or not, while America offers the freedom to improve one's life. If Americans loves China's success, they must love China's entire package of Communism, also, or else, stop comparing America to China..

    January 25, 2011 at 2:51 pm |
  2. Candi

    I am very sad for you, the road It's very long for the creation of jobs in education and in all.

    January 26, 2011 at 8:01 am |
  3. Shirley Thomason

    I think the President has done an excellent job when you consider what he walked into. We were on the brink of another depression like the one in 1929 and we were pulled out of that but still have a ways to go. I believe in his Health Care bill but the Tea Party and some of the Republicans do not want him to have any sort of credit that it might be a good thing and save a little money.

    January 26, 2011 at 3:09 pm |