Wednesday letters: We need new blood in D.C.

June 19, 2013 

I was at Dorn VA Hospital recently being treated for a serious illness I have been plagued with for a long while. My doctor told me all of the VA hospitals nationwide are already over budget. He stated that they may have to start cutting back hours and take other drastic measures to stay open.

When I returned home, I read an email from a friend titled, “A Country Founded by Geniuses but Run by Idiots.” After reading it, I started thinking. Our government can give F-16 fighter jets to another country, but it can’t support facilities that treat the men and women who fought for our country. There is something very wrong with our politicians.

The people of this country need to stop electing the same politicians over and over. We need some new blood in Washington.

Vernon W. Ott


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