To The Daily Sun,
The Washington establishment, the media and Republican and Democrat officeholders and other officials, are patting themselves on the back for passing a $1.1 trillion government funding package without a government shutdown. Yeah! Yeah. Yeah?
What problems did it solve for the American people?
Did it end illegal immigration that hurts so many Americans by taking jobs, driving down wages, committing crimes, driving up welfare costs and thus taxes, flooding schools with illegal alien children and reducing the teaching effectiveness for American children? No. In fact, it funds "resettlement" for illegal aliens.
Did it at least end sanctuary cities that protect criminal illegal aliens from deportation? No. Did they stop releasing, rather than deporting, criminal illegal aliens? No.
Did it fix the incompetent vetting process for immigrants and refugees that allowed the Boston bombers, the San Bernardino killers, and other terrorists to enter our country to kill and injure Americans? No.
Did it fix our poor education system and provide guards to protect our children? No. But it funded the failing education establishment.
Did it end corporate welfare? No, It subsidizes or gives special breaks to just about everything from abortions to zoos, including ethanol, solar energy, oil, wind energy, tobacco farmers, government bureaucracies, unions, hedge fund managers, bankers, and hundreds of other special interests.
Did it fix America's excessive tax laws and regulations that drive so many American jobs overseas? No. Almost 3,000 new regulations were added this year. The cost of regulations (embedded in the things we buy) is over $14,000 for each American household.
Did it fix the pending bankruptcy of Social Security and Medicare? No.
Did it fix America's failing roads and bridges? No.
Did it provide tax relief to stressed American taxpayers? No.
Did it repeal Obamacare? No, it funded it, providing relief for many businesses and unions.
Did it balance the budget? No.
What did the American people get? The bill; the cost will be paid by current and future, even unborn, Americans.
However, almost every special interest group got something from this bill. All 535 senators and congressmen are flooding constituents with messages about the "pork" they are bringing home. That "pork," a few pennies on the money citizens send to Washington, is spent based on Washington's, not a state's, priorities.
The senators and representatives who voted for the Omnibus bill betrayed the American people and need to be replaced. From New Hampshire only Congressman Guinta put the interests of the American people above the wants of the special interests.
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