Solutions to better government are out there, just need to be adopted

2013-02-01T00:00:00Z Solutions to better government are out there, just need to be adopted nwitimes.com
February 01, 2013 12:00 am

Why have a tax code no one can understand? How about a flat tax? Also, take a look at government agencies and cut them in half. Get rid of three-quarters of DEA agents, increase the FBI, no police grants, hire what you can afford, train half the army to be police and increase Marines and special forces by two battalions.

If the local police cannot afford computers, use radios. Get the government out of our daily lives, with no new agencies. Quit giving money and weapons to enemies. Who cares if people like us?

Pump our own crude, and create tens of thousands of jobs. Since when have we become the sugar daddies of the world? All government projects must use American-made parts. Grant at least a slight tax break to companies that only use American-made products. Increase our mental health services, and lower the prison numbers. A guy with a drug problem should not be jailed but helped. I can go on and on but cannot in this forum.

- James Alexanderson, Highland

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