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Readers' View: Government can't afford to provide for all

I follow daily the personal political opinions as printed in the News Tribune. U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack seems to receive a lot of venom. I ask each voter: What do you want from government and who do you want to pay for it? Do you want a paycheck? ...

I follow daily the personal political opinions as printed in the News Tribune. U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack seems to receive a lot of venom.

I ask each voter: What do you want from government and who do you want to pay for it? Do you want a paycheck? Pension? Food stamps? Subsistence? Reverse income tax checks? Whatever.

Do you realize the federal government borrows about 50 percent of everything it spends? How long could you do that?

H. John Strom

Houston

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