In answer to Frank Vassholz (7/23, Voices), who wonders whether those who voted for Bush and Cheney in 2000 are happy right now: Yes, I am. I feel safer than if Al Gore or John Kerry had been elected.
Yes, I have to spend more for gas, but that makes me think twice about buying things I don’t really need and getting myself in debt. It’s called taking responsibility for one’s own life and actions. I don’t want the liberal Democrats taking the money I earn and giving it to people who do not try or do not belong here in the first place.
And don’t give me guff about these people being disabled and unable to work. There are some out there who fit in this group, but most people on welfare are there because they are too lazy and want someone to give them something for nothing.
I’ve been a double bilateral amputee (that means I have two artificial legs.) since I was 4 years old. I’ve worked at least 40 hours a week since I was 18. I’m now 51, so don’t me tell they can’t work.