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March 19, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE LETTERS — For March 19

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Next, they add injury to insult by continuing to fund Obamacare, a law that has never had the support of Americans. It’s unacceptable to furlough border patrol agents while funding government intrusion into our health care. Congress should refuse to fund any part of Obamacare going forward.

The Senate has failed to pass a budget for over four years now; instead they pass continuing resolutions that resemble giant payday loans. Another continuing resolution is coming up soon and Harry Reid’s Democratic Senate wants to end the sequester cuts. It’s important that America demand to keep the sequester, because political scare-tactics and bullying shouldn’t win the day.

Most politicians in Washington, D.C., don’t want the party to stop. Vote after vote, they show us whose side they are on. If they won’t follow their own solution to overspending, we’ll know what team they play for — theirs.

— Teresa J. Ballew, Clarksville

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