GOP actions remind me of Johnson County War

2013-10-22T00:00:00Z 2013-10-26T23:10:07Z GOP actions remind me of Johnson County War nwitimes.com
October 22, 2013 12:00 am

What's going on in Washington reminds me of a 2002 Western called the Johnson County War, where a greedy cattle baron tried to circumvent a law called the Homestead Act.

They hired a crooked marshal (Ted Cruz) and told their political friends(GOP) to close the land records until they could come up with a solution to kill the law.

They lied, hurt and killed the homesteaders, (the middle class of America), but one fought back (President Barack Obama) where the homesteader had someone to look up to and lead them.

They came together and defeated the cattle barons and hung them for their crimes against the people of America. That was the end of the Johnson County War, and so will the ending come for the GOP in 2014 and beyond.

My message to the GOP: You can't hijack a country and expect no repercussions from it. The Republicans are wrong and know it, but don't care. Goodbye!

- Roy Roddy, Gary

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