Letters to the Editor

Wringing your hands is not the answer

“If you kill the body, the brain will quit.” That old boxing axiom can be applied to our school children being murdered while congressional influencers finance the careers of our legislators.

Can you imagine a consortium of true American leaders, such as Bill Gates, Barack Obama, one of the Koch brothers, Michael Bloomberg, Warren Buffett and if able, John McCain, convening with the sole purpose of identifying all Congressmen, Executive Branch members and jurists who have contributed mightily to our country being blackmailed so they can keep their jobs.

That list would kill the body in 24 hours. The brain would convulse and spew out meaningless venom and there would be a tsunami of support from the American people. There would still be plenty of room for pickup trucks, camouflage clothes and Camel cigarettes.

Gary Todd

Iowa City


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