Saturday, April 23, 2005

A People's Veto

A Maine GOP-led "citizens' initiative" now has a web presence at As one who has consistently over the years voted against all bond referenda, I am particularly incensed by the Dems in the legislature who have deprived me of my symbolic and usually quixotic effort.

One of the things that government at all levels in this state needs to learn is that a drastic reduction in spending is necessary, and soon. The longer we delay this, the more people it will hurt. Not even the Republicans are in favor of doing what really needs to be done. At least they've finally decided to draw a line in the sand.



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