Of course Inslee seeks more money

Regarding the article, “Governor to seek $200M more for schools”: Of course our new Democratic governor calls for spending. That is the Democratic creed — tax and spend. This is why our state is in the financial condition it is in. That is all this state has known since Gary Locke left office with a large surplus — spend money we don’t have on things we don’t need. Make a bunch of promises, write the check and then tax the already over-taxed citizens some more to pay for it so the check doesn’t bounce. Then when the next thing “we can’t live without” comes along, we do it all over again.

Richard Quint

Lake Stevens