Enumclaw Courier-Herald


Americans should complain about D.C.’s priorities

January 22, 2013 · 9:52 AM

Is half the nation brain dead, blind and deaf? Does it seem right that people are on food stamps, welfare, living in their cars, losing their homes, lined up at the food banks and have this so-called “fiscal cliff” problem and the person occupying our Oval Office goes on an $8 million dollar vacation with his family and entourage to Hawaii for two weeks?

Every time he turns around he is running up the stairs to our Air Force One and flying off somewhere. That plane costs loads of money just to get it off the ground and he uses it like a kid who got a new sports car for graduation.

I wonder what it actually cost the taxpayers for all the exorbitant trips he has taken in the last four years.

How come no one seems to complain about the irresponsible things he does and says? I could write a book on this subject but people seem to turn a deaf ear and blind eye to the negative behavior of this person. Wake up, America!

Also, Congress just voted itself a pay raise. Why not give our troops a pay raise? After all, they are putting their lives on the line for all of us yet they are getting defunded. Unconscionable.

Annette Woods



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