People have a right to answers from its government

Regarding Loren Killgore’s recent letter to the editor, raised questions that are not only direct and to the point, they are also questions that we all deserve answers to.

All of the side-stepping of answers needs to stop. We the people deserve to know what is going on in our country. Leaving people in the dark only leads to mistrust, assumptions, and spreading of false information.

I do have an easy explanation for why those questions have not been answered. The easy answer is if you tell a lie then you need to keep telling lies to cover for the previous lies. If the truth was told then we the people would have the ability to rebuild that trust in our government officials.

Another simple solution to all of this is: If you ask a question and are not given a reasonable answer then it is time to vote those elected officials out and vote in people who are willing to be forthcoming to the citizens that put them in office in the first place.

I know that for security reasons there are many things that we do not have the answers to but some explanation is still needed when the questions are asked.

Carol Olsen-Whitney


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