Re: “Letters at 3am
” [Oct. 5]: Thank God for Michael Ventura. The actor Samuel L. Jackson is coming out with an ad campaign with the theme "Wake the F__k Up!" His effort is to stimulate support for Obama. Sadly, what we really need is a nationwide campaign called "America, Wake the F__k Up.” The banking/weapons/oil/drug cartel owns
both Obama and
Romney and most of the current senators. Wake up and stop being hypnotized by the current hoopla over the presidential race. It's a mind-control shell game. It's not
the important issue. We sit mesmerized by the debates like they are football games. It's time to wake up. If you still believe that our troops are in Iraq and Afghanistan to get rid of evil bad guys and spread freedom and democracy, then you probably also believe that World Trade Center building No. 7 collapsed perfectly into its own footprint in a few seconds due to a few scattered "office fires" – and you probably believe in Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, and whatever else you "heard on TV.” Wake up, look around, do some research, learn all you can, and teach what you learn. Become a true patriot. Security at the cost of liberty is no life worth living. It means becoming domesticated livestock. I applaud this article. Mr. Ventura is a modern-day hero. I applaud the Chronicle
for printing his work. Please continue to do so.