Listening to every heart
Of COURSE there are going to be tax increases! OMG...
who of us for a moment didn't think there wouldn't be such a moment in this government's time?
Look at the USPO for one instance. I received a letter today [one that I was having mailed back to me for tickets to a Community Theater show]. The office is all of one mile within my house. I mailed it though, because when I did, it was "cheaper" than getting in my car and driving on the slick and ice-packed roads. [yes, I worry about hitting other cars and all, even though I can and do have insurance!]
Sounds simple, doesn't it? YET, even though my mail got to the theater the very next day [I know, because they called me] the return mail went from my home place to Wichita Kansas [90 miles away and back again] before it was returned to me.
This is our government in action?
We need to have another revolution. Possibly against both parties. Why do we want our government to tell us how to run our lives? I can balance a checkbook. Can they?
Ok, ok, I may be a little embittered right now. The government's funding screwed up my last position. Ok, ok, I had a good job, left it to "gain more", got laid off, found a "state" job [schools] and uh-oh, now no job.
Yes, one could rightfully say "K, this was your fault."
And all of this took place over the past four years.
Do I see lawfirms hiring new employees? NOPE.
Do the classified sections of employment have job openings for the masses? NOPE.
Since April 1 2009, I have been applying weekly for a position. I am in my late 50's, as most of you know, or have realized in passing. No harm or foul in that. And if you have a position right now, all of you are not familiar with the lines, emails, and/or hoops one must go through right now to obtain a position.
The folks who hire at Pizza Hut certainly aren't going to hire me to deliver pizzas...
I know, I've tried.
Please know that I'm not griping against the unemployment status at this time. I/we are doing okay. I don't have a mortgage hanging over my head. We are paying our bills on time. I'm just eight years in age behind my husband who has been enjoying retirement since he hit age 55.
All I'm saying is, in a really long peanut of a case, is that it isn't going to improve anytime soon; AND...
I do not want the government to control my life anymore than it absolutely needs to do.
Put responsibility back on to our nations' people. Some of us won't be surprised, but perhaps some of us will be more than surprised at what all of us can do, as a People, as a Nation.