Letter: Vote for change — where we work together

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:57pm
  • Opinion

The status quo…

Polls show a majority of Americans want change:

The status quo is low taxes and cuts to social programs; change would be helping out and not calling it redistribution.

The status quo is it’s too big to fail; change would be protecting against one part risking the whole again.

The status quo is the amount of money now involved in politics; change would be repealing Citizens United.

The status quo is in upholding individual rights; change would legalize discriminatory laws again.

The status quo is protecting public lands; change would allow private industry to further encroach on our National Parks.

The status quo is for repealing Obamacare; change would be getting together to improve it.

The status quo is that global warming is a hoax; change would entail acknowledgement and action.

The status quo is a gridlock of ideologies in government; change would demand practical compromises.

We all honor the land of the free and home of the brave; change would be further efforts towards making it so.

When you vote for change, consider the GOP has 246 of 440 House seats, 54 of the 100 senators, 31 of the 50 governors and 31 of the 50 state legislatures.

Dennis Doolittle

Arlington

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