elected officials

Another View: Understand who represents you in government — at all levels

Running government is big business, and large amounts of money from taxes are used to run that business. Every citizen pays some kind of taxes and is, therefore, a shareholder in g ...

Reader input: Send elected officials packing

Our elected officials of the legislative branch, U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives Either can’t or won’t do the jobs that they were elected to do. It is time ...

Reader Input: Truth is, we fell off the cliff long ago

What with the impending Mayan end of times prediction and the fiscal cliff we are about to fall off of, I barely knew which way to run, screaming in terror, and then I realized the ...

Nation should follow ‘our say’

The problem with our world, our country, is we elect people to represent us as individuals, as if we can’t discern what’s best for ourselves and our country. Not to mention onc ...

No to officials living high on our dime

It was very refreshing to read the “Our View” column of the Sunday paper (Jan. 31) that said more and more people are getting fed up with our elected officials spending hard- ...

Elected officials have best deal

I would like to have the same health insurance that taxpayers pay for our elected officials. They do not make co-payments or have deductibles. The taxpayers pay up to $6,000 a yea ...

Here is a way the people can retake the power

I have been watching our elected officials working hard to make sure the wealthy get paid by bankrupt corporations like AIG while we, the taxpayers, get stuck with the bill. Are yo ...