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posted: 3/17/2013 5:00 AM

Strive for simplicity in solving problems

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Reading "Bad News Bearer" article in the Feb. 28 Business section, I wistfully thought, we desperately need a Judy Baar Topinka on every level of our government, state and federal. The state comptroller's common sense statement -- "You don't spend what you don't have" -- not only sounds simple, it is simple, and every responsible solvent household or business knows it, practices it and prospers because of it.

So why do too many of our elected officials, from the White House on down, have so much trouble grasping its significance? Do they consider simple, common sense solutions beneath them, or are they afraid of them -- if it's not convoluted, it is not politically or financially rewarding for them and therefore must be avoided at all cost.

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The deplorable state of our economy is the result of their immaturity, their self-indulgence, their dishonesty.

Barbara Wroblewski


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