Nation's political situation begs for a new direction

November 19, 2013 

Let's ask ourselves some questions:

1. How long would your credit last if you spent 140 percent of your income every year?

Our federal budget is almost a trillion dollars over budget this year! That's 140 percent!

Why? Why are we even messing with Obamacare? Government costs, military and Social Security are over the budget even without Medicare/Medicaid (Obamacare).

We have had a number of competent study groups show us a balanced federal budget that works. When is our federal legislature going to do this ... and don't say it requires a constitutional amendment!

Only in the last three years have we not had one! Why?

2. When is "My dog is bigger than your dog" going to stop. We do have a two-party-plus system. For our trillion dollar entertainment? It is to always give the people a choice instead of a dictatorship!

We are supposed to vote for our champion and then all work with the winner for a better America. Instead we vote for the lesser of two evils, if we vote, because a billion dollars is spent by PACs and egomaniacs in management and promotional positions to make our hero look like a whore.

The next two years will be the dirtiest political billion-dollar fight in the history of the world. If we don't vote in time and correctly we could be on the same course that Greece and Italy are on.

JFK's words have now been turned around; thus, now it is "Ask not what you can do for your country; ask what can your country do for you!"

That is not the American way!

3. Do we really have to have a train wreck to fix this country?

Bill Orr

Bradenton

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