The "You Scare Me Letter"

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The "You Scare Me Letter"

Note: Lou Pritchett is a former vice president of Procter & Gamble whose career at that company spanned 36 years before his retirement in 1989, and he is the author of the 1995 business book, Stop Paddling & Start Rocking the Boat. Mr. Pritchett confirmed that he was indeed the author of the much-circulated "open letter." “I did write the 'you scare me' letter. I sent it to the NY Times but they never acknowledged or published it. However, it hit the internet and according to the ‘experts’ has had over 500,000 hits

Dear President Obama:

You are the thirteenth President under whom I have lived and unlike any of the others, you truly scare me.

You scare me because after months of exposure, I know nothing about you.

You scare me because I do not know how you paid for your expensive Ivy League education and your upscale lifestyle and housing with no visible signs of support.

You scare me because you did not spend the formative years of youth growing up in America and culturally you are not an American.

You scare me because you have never run a company or met a payroll.

You scare me because you have never had military experience, thus don't understand it at its core.

You scare me because you lack humility and 'class', always blaming others.

You scare me because for over half your life you have aligned yourself with radical extremists who hate America and you refuse to publicly denounce these radicals who wish to see America fail.

You scare me because you are a cheerleader for the 'blame America' crowd and deliver this message abroad.

You scare me because you want to change America to a European style country where the government sector dominates instead of the private sector.

You scare me because you want to replace our health care system with a government controlled one.

You scare me because you prefer 'wind mills' to responsibly capitalizing on our own vast oil, coal and shale reserves.

You scare me because you want to kill the American capitalist goose that lays the golden egg which provides the highest standard of living in the world.

You scare me because you have begun to use 'extortion' tactics against certain banks and corporations.

You scare me because your own political party shrinks from challenging you on your wild and irresponsible spending proposals.

You scare me because you will not openly listen to or even consider opposing points of view from intelligent people.

You scare me because you falsely believe that you are both omnipotent and omniscient.

You scare me because the media gives you a free pass on everything you do.

You scare me because you demonize and want to silence the Limbaughs, Hannitys, O'Relllys and Becks who offer opposing, conservative points of view.

You scare me because you prefer controlling over governing.

Finally, you scare me because if you serve a second term I will probably not feel safe in writing a similar letter in 8 years.

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Submitted by Evil Elvis on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 9:43pm.

Time to drop the race baiting -- me included.

Even Shep Smith is getting scared of the Freddie Garvins:

ps - I'm still gonna gay bait, hillbillies.

pps -- Because you're all fags.

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Submitted by Evil Elvis on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 9:57pm.

I'll give the bruthas a pass cuz the Freddie Garvin's are out of pocket, but the tards, 3/4 tards, half-tards, motards and hillbilly homos are still fair game.

Way it goes.

And Mayor Harold. Well, he's more of a dick than a tard but you could make a case either way.

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Submitted by carbonunit52 on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 10:04pm.

you're named "evil" for a good reason.

It's not easy being the carbonunit

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Submitted by Evil Elvis on Thu, 06/11/2009 - 4:05pm.

And I loathe Huguenots.

While it might not be easy being a carbonunit or 3/8ths tard, you pull off both with aplomb.

... That's a 9.525 millimeter tard in metric. Always sounds bigger in metric, que no?

Submitted by merrilyn on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 9:32pm.

More hate and fear mongering....the same kind that leads to and fuels the events such as the murder of a security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns and that endangered all of those, including children visiting the Holocaust Museum today. Lone wolf, maybe and maybe not. As I have said before, there are those who want to make a name for themselves and will kill and die to do so. Mr. Von Brunn proved my point today.

A word....a gun....a death.

But showing some compassion would not be on you to do list, would it Mr. Garvin? You have a one track mind and it seems (from the way you post), that you own this newspaper. Hmmmm....interesting. Will you report me to Cal too?

Submitted by Spyglass on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:40pm.

Cut and Pastes are VERY BORING....

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Submitted by secret squirrel on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 12:43pm.

Procter & Gamble Scandal: Procter & Gamble Involved in Secret RFID Testing American consumers used as guinea pigs for controversial technology.

Do you have an RFID tag in your Lipfinity lipstick package?
If you bought Lipfinity at a Broken Arrow Wal-Mart between late March and mid-July of 2003, you may.
What's more, if you find one, it's probably live.

Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble conducted a secret RFID trial involving Oklahoma consumers earlier this year, the Chicago Sun Times revealed on Sunday. Customers who purchased P&G's Lipfinity brand lipstick at the Broken Arrow Wal-Mart store between late March and mid-July unknowingly left the store with live RFID tracking devices embedded in the packaging. Wal-Mart had previously denied any consumer-level RFID testing in the United States.

"It proves what we've been saying all along," says Katherine Albrecht, Founder and Director of Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering (CASPIAN). "Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble and others have experimented on shoppers with controversial spy chip technology and tried to cover it up. Consumers and members of the press should be upset to learn that they've been lied to."

The Sun Times also reported that a live video camera trained on the shelf allowed Procter & Gamble employees, sometimes hundreds of miles away, to observe the Lipfinity display and consumers interacting with it.

"This trial is a perfect illustration of how easy it is to set up a secret RFID infrastructure and use it to spy on people," says Albrecht. "The RFID industry has been paying lip service to privacy concerns, calling for notice, choice and control. But companies like P&G, Wal-Mart and Gillette have already violated all three tenets when they thought nobody was looking. This is exactly why we oppose item-level RFID tagging and have called for mandatory labeling legislation."

The Lipfinity tests were conducted while Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble were sponsors of the MIT Auto-ID Center, a consortium of over 100 corporations and government agencies founded in 1999. Auto-ID Center trials were overseen by a Board of Directors, which included both Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble, along with the Uniform Code Council (UCC), the standards body that oversees the bar code. The UCC (along with EAN International) took over commercial functions from the Auto-ID center on November 1, 2003.

Read more here:

Wonder how the resident, knee-jerking, paranoid, right-wingers feel about good, ol' Mr. Prichett's company placing radio frequency deviced in consumer products.

Let the spinning begin...

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Submitted by Fred Garvin on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:07pm.

Submitted by kevin king on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 12:41pm.
Submitted by Davids mom on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 12:32pm.

So many here have encouraged and supported the blogger who insists that he is blogging under his real name - so I googled FRED GARVIN to see just who this gentleman is. Now if he is telling the truth here on The Citizen blog - he is truly scary. Take a minute and 'google' the gentleman yourself.

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Submitted by Main Stream on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 12:07pm.

Self-promoter, Lou Pritchett, could be the new spokesman for the refurbished Republican Party with that insane rant. All he needs is a tin-foil hat and Rush Limbaugh button on his lapel:

Lou P. (loopy)

btw - regarding the Repub party...nobody seems to know who actually speaks for the GOP any longer, unless you count Limbaugh who pulled the most votes in the latest poll:

"A 52% majority of those surveyed couldn't come up with a name when asked to specify "the main person" who speaks for Republicans today. Of those who could, the top response was radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh (13%), followed in order by former vice president Dick Cheney, Arizona Sen. John McCain and former House speaker Newt Gingrich. Former president George W. Bush ranked fifth, at 3%.

So the dominant faces of the Republican Party are all men, all white, all conservative and all old enough to join AARP, ranging in age from 58 (Limbaugh) to 72 (McCain).

"We cannot be a party of balding white guys," says former Republican Party national chairman Ed Gillespie, a White House counselor for George W. Bush."

Is it getting hot out there in the vast, political wilderness, y'aaaallllll? BWWWAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.... Laughing out loud


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