We need vote audits, covid investigations, balanced budgets

I’m an hourly paid inspector who checks parts before shipping to customers. I also do safety and process audits. If I find something that doesn’t conform or might lead to a non-conformance, questions get asked. Investigations get underway, down to the root cause without hesitation or resistance. Why? Because we want to keep our customers who pay money for high-quality parts. Otherwise, performance declines and eventually we would lose customers, the business and our jobs.

Why is this mindset so absent in political circles? Why can we not have election audits to see if there’s room for improvement? Only cheaters need to worry. We, the people, vote. We, the people, deserve full assurance of its integrity.

Why can we not fully investigate the roots of covid-19? (Why were we tampering with such a dangerous virus to begin with?) Why can we not ask questions about science without being cancelled? Only liars need to worry. This virus has turned our lives upside down. We, the people, deserve honest information and to know who’s responsible.

Why the reckless spending and taxing? If you can’t balance a budget, you should never again be eligible for public office. We, the people, are tax-paying customers. We, the people, deserve a vote on proposed taxes.

This-and so much more-reeks of an Orwellian “1984” setting.

Speaking of taxes, please sign the initiative and give us the chance to say a resounding no to this new capital gains tax. It’s almost guaranteed they will raise it annually.

Loren Killgore

Monroe

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