Where Are The Conservatives?

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

As Americans are consumed with quid pro quo, political posturing and a useless impeachment hearing, we are drowning in debt. How can an otherwise intelligent people be so blinded by partisan politics?

Twenty years ago, our national debt was $6.5 trillion. Today, its nearly $24 trillion. Bush, Obama, and now Trump has sold out future generations all with our blessing.

Congress has the ability to put a halt to this madness, but if they speak out, we’ll vote them out of office. So, this leads me to believe the problem is the American people.

There’s no question we have a great economy. Isn’t this a time to be cleaning up our mess rather the digging the hole deeper?

If we care for our children and grandchildren, we’ll demand a stop to this. I’m concerned my generation will be remembered as fools.

David Blancett


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