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Unparalleled dysfunction

May 23, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

If we are attempting to stay on the path to wisdom, an intelligent opinion is called for considering our present circumstances: Shall we give more economic attention to our home country while in a recession, or shall we give aid to nations that are worse off economically and politically than we are?

This question cannot be answered by a mere wave of the hand or answering one or two questions at a press conference.

It also does not help that the congressional, executive, and judicial branches of the national government (along with some state governments as well) who have failed in executing their moral responsibilities for the fine American citizens of this vast and great country by intentionally allowing the domestic political and monetary policies to decline into the unparalleled dysfunction of today.

It is highly desirable for us to do our part in improving the quality of life in our society even though the national government has no interest in the matter. And this lack of interest appear to be permanent.

We will succeed (with the help of some inspiration and wisdom) with this difficult effort regardless of the pessimism that some citizens, television stations and radio talk-show hosts are currently afflicted with.

Ray Gattavara

Auburn, Wash.



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