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Government works for us

We keep hearing from people upset that some businesses are opening and some people are going back to their lives in spite of their governor’s orders to stay at home. Since a vast majority of those who are vulnerable to this disease are people who are retirement age, I believe it’s safe to say most of them are collecting Social Security.

I wonder how many of those complaining are in that boat and so their incomes are secure? I wonder how many of them would be willing to give up all of their Social Security income in order for it to go to people whose business are failing or who work for businesses that are failing and won’t have a job when this is all over?

You are demanding others sacrifice for you. Are you willing to do the same even if it means your own financial ruin? For some reason I highly doubt it. Anyone who would demand others sacrifice for their own well-being or benefit are very selfish people.

I salute those who are willing to risk it all and buck the government in its very wrong action of shutting everyone down. How much of government has shut down? The lesson we should learn is we need to limit government’s control on us and put more limits on government! The government works for We the People not the other way around! Remember this in November and vote for anyone but Jay Inslee! Government needs to respect our authority!

Rob Leach



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