Our representative republic has three branches: executive, legislative, judicial. Each has assigned specific duties.
The legislative, of which the Senate and House of Representatives are part, is empowered to control all appropriations and taxing to take care of same. The executive, president, submits a budget that has to be approved by Congress (checks and balances).
To the Aug. 20 Delaware County writer, who stated the Bush tax cuts created a $13 trillion debt: Tax cuts don’t cause debt, but spending does.
The liberals have held the majority in the House for 44 of the last 50 years. So that means the Democratic majority has voted in favor of 88 percent of the debt. The head liberal, President Obama, has created $1.56 trillion and it only took him a year and a half.
The form of government as given to us by our Founding Fathers, worked as designed for 138 years. Then Woodrow Wilson was elected, a form of socialism has evolved ever since.
Everybody in the 537 federal elected positions should be brought to justice, for treason.
Iowa, time to clean house: Bruce Braley, Dave Loebsack, Leonard Boswell. Gone and forgotten.