The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Letter to Editor

Dear Editor & Citizens,

On November 16, 2009, Bobby Schilling will be visiting with our residents at three locations. At noon he will be at the Doran Building at the corner of Nichols and Broadway. At 2:30 p.m. he will be at the Media Fire Station and at 6:30 p.m. he will be at the Raritan Opera House.

I assume that a great deal of your readers are developing the same fears as me with all the new and proposed legislation coming out of Washington, D.C.

I have been retried for 7 years. I live within my modest means. If I can't afford something I do without. Why can't the members of the House of Representatives and the Senate do the same.

Spending is out of control. They are spending our money faster than it can be printed.

They've bailed out banks who were driven into debt by unscrupulous dealings, car companies that don't make cars people want to buy and homeowners who bought a house they probably couldn't afford in the first place.

It seem to me part of the problem is that our government is getting too big Whenever the government spends a huge amount of money, graft and stealing soon follow. There is no way they can police all the dollars leaving the treasury.

These guys spend trillions while the rest of us get frantic when we can't find our Milk Club card. I think it is time we get "frantic" about the spending in Washington and begin to clean house.

Billions have been spent to speed up the recovery, yet unemployment continues to soar. Did the billions spent on, "Cash for Clunkers" do anything except raise the debt. Has the 2 or 3 local projects being paid for by the "Recovery Act", saved or created permanent jobs in our area?

This is our chance to let a candidate know that we want the wasteful and massive spending stopped!

What kind of life will our children and grandchildren have with all this debt heaped on their shoulders?

Also, there is an opportunity to learn about the proposed legislation now in front of the Congress. What is in the Health Care bill? What will happen if Cap and Trade is passed? What will it really cost those of us whose taxes will be paying the bill?

Come to one, two, or all three of these meetings and let your voice be heard. If you share my concerns, please show your support by attending.

Jens Notestein