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This week's letter comes from Edward Schmidt who urges President Obama (wow, it still feels good to write that) to stick to his policy guns and avoid pandering to the middle. Thanks for the letter, Edward. You can pick up your prize, a pound of Strictly Organic coffee, at our offices, 704 NW Georgia.
You cannot expect the political elite in Washington D.C. who created the mess we are in to fix the problems. President Obama's strategy for the economy likely won't work. His economic package is too small and focused on too many of the wrong things to provide the long-term benefits needed for the people of our country. Rather than seek bipartisan support from the Republicans and Democrats who created the mess, Obama should be looking to the people who elected him for his support and power. I hope he doesn't squander this opportunity. We probably won't get another chance.
A conservative corporate-backed organization that connects lawmakers with industry insiders to craft ready made laws could lose its non-profit status that allows it to wine and dine lawmakers like Central Oregon’s Gene Whisnant.