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Opinion >  Letters

Done with voting

Enough is enough! I have had it with politics, both on a local level and nationally.

The people voted against a downtown sports complex and the local politicians are going to build it anyway. We live in a sanctuary city, which prevents our immigration enforcers from doing their job of deporting illegal aliens. The fight about the border wall has nothing to do with the wall, it’s just a way for anti-Trumpers to deny the president any kind of a way to advance his agenda, even though the wall would greatly enhance border security.

It would seem that something even better than the wall would be mandatory e-verification by all employers, don’t give Social Security or Social Security numbers, welfare, driver’s licenses, food stamps, or any other benefits to anyone who cannot prove that they are legal citizens. They didn’t earn it but we are paying for it. They wouldn’t come if they knew there were no jobs or freebies.

The last straw came in an article in the paper that says you must register in only one of the two political parties or else you can’t vote. How is it possible to decide in March who you want to vote for if you haven’t even heard what the agendas of the various candidates are or who they are?

At this point, I have decided never to vote again as it’s evidently quite useless. At my age, I’ll be dead and gone before it gets much worse. I pity my kids and grandkids who will inherit this mess.

Dick Dodd

Spokane


 

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