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Time to weed out the election garden - The Galveston County Daily News : Letters To Editor

October 31, 2014

Time to weed out the election garden

Posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014 12:00 am

At election time, gardens of political signs bloom across the landscape. Their variety indicates the amount of money, or “fertilizer,” applied by the candidate. Sniff these blooming placards cautiously.

Since these agencies proudly proclaim themselves “public servants,” one would expect a pleasant experience. This hasn’t been so since 1959, when “public servants” became free to unionize. Emancipation was via unions, humongous voting power and access to the inexhaustible public coffers filled by the unending stream of new fees and taxes.

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