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ELECTION: Changing of the guard needed

Letter by Roger W. Hancock, Auburn on Sep. 4, 2012 at 11:28 am | 3 Comments »
September 4, 2012 2:10 pm

Washington had been pretty much insulated from the economic downturn across the country until four years ago. In spite of the tax-and-spend actions of the Democrats, we stayed on top, but nothing good lasts forever. Democrats’ policies pushed Boeing to move its headquarters and subsequently much of its operations out of state.

The Democrats continue to raise taxes, adding regulations that stymie the economy. We can no longer listen to the Democrats during the campaign season as they will say anything to get your vote.

Take state Rep. Chris Hurst, for example. He says he is a fiscal conservative, but his votes prove otherwise. He says he is an independent Democrat, yet votes with the Democrats nearly all the time.

It is time for a change. The Democrats have the control but have used it to continue the policies that have push Washington into this recession. We cannot afford to vote Democrat again.

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