U.S. needs real leader to fix broken system

Finally, a true poll on the way Americans really feel. Sixty percent of the public said we should fire them all: Congress, Senate and the president. I could not agree with it more. I know it is not just me anymore. I am tired of this two-party rule and the so-called elite ruling class in Washington, D.C., that thinks it knows what is best. I really hope the American people are actually waking up.

In the last 20 years, it has not been about the country, it has been about the political party, either Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative. We give the government $2.2 trillion a year and it cannot live within its means? I guess it is kind of hard when you give the money away to deadbeats, illegal immigrants and those who want something for nothing – and foreign countries that would like to see us dead.

For those who hate the tea party, you are truly uneducated products of the education system, and I have no time for you. I do not hate you, but I sure do pity your ignorance and intolerance. All I see in Washington these days are two kids on the playground fighting over a toy that is not theirs.

In my lifetime, there were two great presidents and true leaders. John F. Kennedy: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country” Ronald Reagan: “Government is not a solution to our problem; government is the problem” I pray for a real leader again. The things lacking in today’s leaders that I learned as a leader: humility, honor and respect.

The press is dead, religious beliefs questioned, constitutional rights given away and for those who have a job, the government wants more of your money to just give away. Let me keep my own money and give to those I think actually deserve it. Because I sure would not give it to our education system, welfare recipients, Planned Parenthood, etc. Disabled and deceased veterans would be first and deserve more.

Christopher M. Jones

Bayfield

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