G. and J. Blaisdell: Stop the bickering

It is over again for another four years and, after spending enormous amounts of money that could have been spent better, the best man has won, Of course, a lot of people don't think so, but the election told it all. No one could straighten out in four years what the previous administration messed up in eight.

Now, everyone, Republicans and Democrats, need to tell their senators and representatives that not working together to solve this country's problems is not acceptable.

Republicans need to put away the old car on Sabattus Street in Lewiston that they decorated, and all the hundreds of signs, and try to accept the fact that President Obama is back in charge.

And whether they like him or not, let's all back him and tell representatives, both Democrats and Republicans, to work together to do the people's business, and stop the bickering.

George and Joan Blaisdell, Sabattus

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Norman Mitchell's picture

wrong

Elected officials should stick to their guns and do what the people elected them for ! remember who they represent compromise is not giving up your ideals your principals your core values ! dont back down ! dont sell out ! this is what we should be telling our senators and representatives ! a government that dose nothing is better than the one we've had for the last four years doing harm time to stop the madness !! Lets not back him lets make it very clear that the people in this country will not stand for the race baiting , the war mongering and the class warfare ! No we must make it clear that you are the president Mr Obama with only 1/2 of your country's support time to step up and do what is best for the country not just your constituents ! People who work for a living dont support you and what to live in a free society where the government cant tell you what you must buy ! We are sick of being abused by the lazy the drug addicts the bums get your hand out of my pocket ! To quote Ben Franklin “I am for doing good to the poor, but...I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed...that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.” Until we elect people who want to help fix America and not turn it into a Marxist state we will never support them ! Welfare , Illegal Immigration, the attacks on the constitution , Christianity, people forcing their beliefs on the world and telling us were the ones forcing beliefs them ! Tell your senators and representatives we will never support this stick to your guns make government of the people again we want USA not USSA Go drink some more Kool Aid !!

Norman Mitchell's picture

wrong

Elected officials should stick to their guns and do what the people elected them for ! remember who they represent compromise is not giving up your ideals your principals your core values ! dont back down ! dont sell out ! this is what we should be telling our senators and representatives ! a government that dose nothing is better than the one we've had for the last four years doing harm time to stop the madness !! Lets not back him lets make it very clear that the people in this country will not stand for the race baiting , the war mongering and the class warfare ! No we must make it clear that you are the president Mr Obama with only 1/2 of your country's support time to step up and do what is best for the country not just your constituents ! People who work for a living dont support you and what to live in a free society where the government cant tell you what you must buy ! We are sick of being abused by the lazy the drug addicts the bums get your hand out of my pocket ! To quote Ben Franklin “I am for doing good to the poor, but...I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed...that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.” Until we elect people who want to help fix America and not turn it into a Marxist state we will never support them ! Welfare , Illegal Immigration, the attacks on the constitution , Christianity, people forcing their beliefs on the world and telling us were the ones forcing beliefs them ! Tell your senators and representatives we will never support this stick to your guns make government of the people again we want USA not USSA Go drink some more Kool Aid !!

Amedeo Lauria's picture

John...

well said...excellent, but sad observation!

John Clement's picture

The six contradictions of

The six contradictions of socialism in the United States of America

America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is subsidized.

Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are victims.

They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the government.

Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting poorer.

The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.

They have things that people in other countries only dream about - yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

MICHAEL LEBLANC's picture

I had to read this 3 or 4 times ...

... to register the full import. What a concise and accurate description of our situation.

Unfortunately, most readers will dismiss Mr. Clement as just another racist bigot hater, and they will point to the election to confirm their delusions. When the other half get fed up with being robbed, the riding half will look back at this time as the good old days.

Amedeo Lauria's picture

With all due respect...

some of us will not sit by and tolerate a 7-8% plus unemployment rate, a non-existent energy policy that is robbing Americans at the gas pumps and in their basements, stratospheric spending on credit, and a foreign policy in shambles.

50% of America don't get it...the other 50% does. Regardless of the chest beating by the left, no liberal mandate came out of this last election; regardless of the sputtering of the chattering heads.

Some people will go along to get along while others have principles and believe in self-reliance...I would rather throw in my lot with the later.

Mainers should prepare for a return to "business as usual" here in our state, sad indeed.

From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.

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