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Wisdom from Wyoming: Objection from a former sailor

May 6, 2010

A recent letter to the Editor to the Northern Wyoming Daily News in Worland, Wyoming had this to say:

To the Editor:
I object and take exception to everyone saying that Obama and Congress are spending money like a drunken sailor.  As a former drunken sailor, I quit when I ran out of money.

Bruce L. Hargraves
USN Retired

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Ray Walker permalink
    July 24, 2011 5:25 pm

    That was before crdit cards. Once we got one the government got a bigger one. We have to pay ours or lose it. The government is now in that same position. A constitutional amendment to keep a balanced budget is the crux of the present argument. Unlike the drunken sailor, the government won’t stop spending unless forced to.

  2. November 3, 2012 1:38 pm

    Bruce, You mean to tell me you don’t want you great grandchildren paying for your food stamps? I know my grand mother would have died before accepting gov’t assistance. and I would have to be dead to not provide for her. She di it not get SS because she refused to pay into it!!!

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