Donna Sweere: Response to SMP editorial


To the editor: 

The Republicans should compromise?

It has been 900 days since the president and Democrats submitted a required budget. They continue to spend more than they take in, increase the debt exponentially, waste money beyond our imagination, and play Russian roulette with a frightened nation’s economy every few months to get an increase, instead of providing a required budget and living with accountability.

If a bully came to your house and took your life savings, your job, and added a debt to your name that you couldn’t pay in 10 lifetimes, then slapped you around for your house and blamed you because you wouldn’t compromise, it would represent what the Democrats have done to the Republicans. 

Compromise you say?

This administration takes money out of our pockets and puts the money in the pockets of layabouts and illegals. It has put a stranglehold on the private sector and blamed free market capitalism for the corrupt, crony capitalism it created. It colludes with the Federal Reserve that manipulates interest and the money supply.

Marxist-Socialism has never worked (note the mountains of 20th Century corpses that it left behind).

It is a failure in Europe. It is a fatal attraction for those who want cradle to grave nanny care with the least possible exertion.

For decades, we the people have tended our families, our jobs, our churches, and our civic organizations with faith-based values while liberals systematically glorified promiscuity, adultery, violence, atheism, anti-Americanism and drugs through media, movies, TV, tax-funded, compulsory, school monopolies and college academia.

I am fed up with fear mongering about cuts to police, firemen and teachers every time the government wants higher taxes and more money to spend frivolously.

First, cut this bloated government. This president added 180,000 employees to the federal government. Cut the spending back to 2008 levels. Stop the nonsense about extorting our security first.

I am ready to champion a Constitutionally-limited government that carries out only the seven enumerated responsibilities given to the feds instead of the thousands of overlapping agencies and departments of the three million bureaucrats, 45 (unauthorized by Congress) czars, and unknown number of lobbyists that now exist.

The responsibilities not assigned to the feds by the Constitution must go to the states: some of those include reformed education and welfare to the truly infirmed and disadvantaged who are not drug addicts.

Finally, I want term limits. I am heartsick about the lame and pathetic career politicians in Congress who sell us out daily for votes.

The first unnamed business owner (probably 150 years ago) who went to an unnamed Congressman with an offer of funding for re-election in exchange for a law that would cripple his competition harmed free trade and the corrupt lawmaker stuck the first knife in the heart of the Republic.

We also need a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution now.

Vote well in 2012.

May God save us all.

Donna Sweere


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grumpy 5 years, 5 months ago

Vote out all incumbents. The career politicians are the root of the problem. My vote is for Ron Paul!


Brian Kotowski 5 years, 5 months ago

An open letter to Ron Paul, published during the Congressman's last presidential run; to which the good doctor has never replied:

Dear Congressman Paul:

Your Presidential campaign has drawn the enthusiastic support of an imposing collection of Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists, Holocaust Deniers, 9/11 “Truthers” and other paranoid and discredited conspiracists.

Do you welcome- or repudiate – the support of such factions?

More specifically, your columns have been featured for several years in the American Free Press –a publication of the nation’s leading Holocaust Denier and anti-Semitic agitator, Willis Carto. His book club even recommends works that glorify the Nazi SS, and glowingly describe the “comforts and amenities” provided for inmates of Auschwitz.

Have your columns appeared in the American Free Press with your knowledge and approval?

As a Presidential candidate, will you now disassociate yourself, clearly and publicly, from the poisonous propaganda promoted in such publications?

As a guest on my syndicated radio show, you answered my questions directly and fearlessly.

Will you now answer these pressing questions, and eliminate all associations between your campaign and some of the most loathsome fringe groups in American society?

Along with my listeners (and many of your own supporters), I eagerly await your response.

Respectfully, Michael Medved


ColoGeezer 5 years, 5 months ago

Way to say it all Donna.....

Personally I like Cain's approach. He's a businessman and not a politician, which is what we need. I hope he can keep the momentum up tho.


Brian Kotowski 5 years, 5 months ago

I'm also a Cain fan. But I'm afraid Romney has the $ and the support of the establishment. Regardless, anyone would be an improvement over BHO.


ColoGeezer 5 years, 5 months ago

Indeed, anyone would be an improvement over BHO. Romney has a lot going for him and he would be my second choice, The only thing I can hold against him, versus Cain, is that Romney is a politician.


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