Upcoming election isn’t about past travel costs

Print Article

According to Judicial Watch, the total expense to the American taxpayers thus far for all Obama travel is now $70,880,035.78!!! That’s almost $71 Million! How many senior citizens will that feed?

Flight expense records from the US Dept. of the Air Force reveal that Obama incurred $7,396,531.20 in flight expenses alone for his 2013 vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard and his trip to California to appear on the Jay Leno Show. And, as far as billionaires go, Obama has been hosted by Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison, et al.

Sadly, there’s nothing we can do about these past expenditures.

And, in reference to the previous letter, being wealthy doesn’t make one a bad person just as being poor does not make someone a bad person. Being a great entertainer does not automatically make a person an effective congressman.

More to the point, what Trump spends on travel and Obama has spent has little to do with this upcoming election for a replacement congressman.

We all know this election is about liberalism and big government control versus conservatism and less government control. It is about appointing Supreme Court Justices who follow the Constitution without re-interpreting it or twisting it. It is about upholding the Rule Of Law.

This is an important election. Please do not sell out our heritage just because you like someone’s tune.

Linda Gerard

Libby

Print Article

Read More

Libby choirs perform well in District Music Festival

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Libby High School choir and band students participated in the District Music Festival at Glacier High School in Kalispell Friday and Saturday. “The District Festival was very successful,” said Choi...

Comments

Read More

Loggers place first, second at Libby Invitational

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Saturday saw a good day for both Loggers and Trojans as sunshine and warmer weather greeted participants at the Libby Track and Field Invitational. “They finally got the weather that they deserved, ...

Comments

Read More

Public Meetings

April 17, 2018 at 2:00 am | Western News •Wednesday, April 18: The Libby City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Libby City Hall at 952 E. Spruce St. to interview and appoint a council member. •Wednesday, April 18: The...

Comments

Read More

Community Calendar

April 17, 2018 at 2:00 am | Western News •Wednesday, April 18: The Libby Area Chamber of Commerce’s April Business and Banter after-hours networking event will be hosted by Woodland RV Park at 31480 Highway 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Att...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 293-4124
311 California Ave.
Libby, MT 59923

©2018 The Western News Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X