Even now, with a Republican House, it looks more and more as though really getting our federal budget under control will require another sharp “correction” by voters in 2012. Any and all legislators, regardless of party, who refuse to cut back spending to necessary levels should be swept from office. Same at the presidential level. We don’t have time for irresponsibility in Washington any longer.
Hoping that Lynn Woolsey does retire, the question is, is there a viable candidate here in our area who believes in strict fiscal responsibility who can and will both run and WIN? Will the voters here be willing to put such a person in office after twenty years of voting in spendthrift Lynn Woolsey? We shall see….