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Price for political favors

Published 9:42am Wednesday, August 21, 2013

These negotiations often were based on the old quid pro quo game where benefits were often offered for the promise of political donations. The unions would make huge political contributions that helped keep the party in power, in power. And, since most of these big cities have been controlled by the same political party for decades, it becomes pretty evident the price for too much liberalism is leading to the potential demise of some of cites. If left to continue, our country may be next.

We all know political favors don’t rest with any single political party, unfortunately it’s part of the way government business operates. However, when left unchecked, political favors result in the demise of our American way of life it’s time for change. It’s incumbent on each and everyone of us to step up to the ballot box and put a stop to the nonsense-politicians who get elected based on the promise of favors, not on commonsense.

- Karl Kachadoorian, Tryon

 

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