Voting Does Count
Letter to the Editor:
The last time the federal budget was passed before the beginning of the fiscal year was 1994. How hard can it be to make a budget when you borrow over one third of what you spend? There are frequent reports of politicians and bureaucrats spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on trips and entertainment. Pet projects costing millions are routinely added to unrelated legislation. If you pay taxes it is your money that is being wasted.
In each election since 1964 over 80% of House incumbents were reelected. If we keep reelecting the same people how can we expect different results? If your representative has been in office more than six years they are likely part of the problem. Do your research and vote for the challenger that you think will act in the best interest of the country instead of voting for someone whose name you recognize.
Irving B. Welchons III
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