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There you go again, blathering on topics you completely don't get. Linda, do you know that the Barbados's GDP is around $3.682 billion (i.e. 2008), whereas the United States's GDP is 14.6 trillion (i.e. 2008)? If you can compare it's size with respect to ours, you'd realize their economy doesn't even register on any scale with regards to our "complex" system. If only the solutions you propose would be that simple!!? You should really take an economics course before you embarrass yourself anymore. EVERYONE KNOWS that we need to reign in our debt but it's a balancing act that is NOT as simple as just cutting expenses when our economy is currently ANEMIC at best. If you really want to be honest about this "change" topic, you'd realize that there is no change that's going to happen in November that's going to clean the dirty underwear metaphor you so eagerly exemplified in your introduction, no matter who wins or not. The complexity of political action and inaction is beyond your ability to understand that it will take the conviction of lawmakers to make "unpopular" political calculations in order to move the country forward and not through some ideological prism that isn't capable of lighting the way forward.
Linda Turley-Hansen’s point is just what she stated: “Look at it this way: We have a chance to replace dirty underwear with clean. Let’s not miss this opportunity come Nov. 2.”
Almost daily, we hear of another example of the Democrats in Washington, D.C., not hearing us, or if they do, not listening or taking us seriously. Yes, we are sick of the mess in Washington?
Right now there are movements to "clean house," -- “fire House Speaker Nancy Pelosi”, fire the career politicians, take the money out of politics, break the death grip the parties have, and hold our Congressional leaders accountable.
Right now there is a lot of campaigning to send citizen representatives to Washington instead of career politicians.
So that means we should vote out all of the incumbents in the East Valley who wrecked our state's economy, drove our educational system into last place and have no plan to solve the budget deficit?
Wow, for once I agree with her.
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