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Taxed enough already

Published on -3/8/2013, 10:22 AM

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I don't know about you people, but I'm about tired of listening to this man we call a president.

He is so full of crap. People actually believe the things that come out of his mouth. He needs more tax money. Why? So he can spend it. That's as simple as it gets. This is the same man who for four years can't even get a budget passed, even when his own party controls everything for two years. Who in their right mind can actually believe anything he says?

We, as taxpayers, have one final alternative: Shut off the purse strings. We are going to have to see a tax revolt before we can get any of these people in Washington to listen.

I'm tired of listening to him about education. It's not my responsibility to pay for some kids' education. If you want a college degree, go get one. It's not my responsibility to pay for the other freeloaders on welfare. The takers are taking over. How do we stop it? We, the givers, shut off the purse strings. You'd be amazed what would happen if we just shut them off. We'd find out who really needs help and who doesn't. When the givers shut the takers off, we'll finally be on the mend -- and not before.

Our federal government was not set up to take care of people. These hand-out programs started in the 1900s with the liberals and progressives. After 100 years of this crap, we're on the brink of bankruptcy. I hate to tell you this, but the world still operates on the old theory of only the strong survive. It's about time we find out who the strong really are.

We can't keep this fiasco up. Every one of our elected officials in Washington is trying to get the vote of the takers. We, as givers, have no voice. Thus, there is only one way to stop this: Shut off the flow of money. These elected officials are going to have to be forced to change their ways. They all talk big, but they carry little sticks. We, as taxpayers, carry the big stick. This president has had four years to get this thing turned around. His way, spending our money, has not, and will not work.

Come on people, it's time to get their attention. We are almost, if not, a minority, but without our money, there's very little they can do.

We, as taxpayers, are at the point of taxation without representation.

Our country was not set up that way. I realize this is not part of our school curriculum anymore, but it was in my time. That's one reason they separated from England. Wake up people. We are being taken advantage of. We need to take a stand and stop this foolishness. By the way, what community do you think this community organizer is trying to organize?

Terry W. Piesker

Victoria

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