Letter: Tactic violated Constitution

I wonder how the Democrats can look in a mirror thinking that they weren’t guilty of shutting down the government.

 

I watched numerous Democratic politicians blame the Republicans for the shutdown, saying it was all on them, but every single one of them refused to accept responsibility.

Their whole premise for the most part for not voting for a budget pertained to DACA, those children brought to this country illegally by their parents. The fact that Democrats would put the rights of illegal aliens over the rights of the people of this country, delaying military paychecks and keeping their own salaries going, is despicable at best.

There is also a little thing called the Preamble of the Constitution, which reads in part that we the people of the United States will provide for the common defense – which means that the Democrats have violated our Constitution by blocking a defense budget in favor of illegals.

As for those reported 800,000 children who have roots in this country I have a suggestion. It has been reported that many of the kids’ ages range between 24 to 37 years of age. Instead of letting those who are unemployed live off the taxpayers’ dime, put them in the military for a couple of years to earn the right to live in this country. If they are not able for whatever reason, then let them work in community service and earn their way.

In any situation I wouldn’t give them the same pay because it’s all about earning their own way. If they have a problem with that, then they can blame their parents.

Gregory J Topliff

Warrenville, S.C.

 

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