Legislators discuss voting by mail

Print Article

In a recently published Op-Ed titled A house without walls, a local former legislator attacked President Trump for failure to fill vacancies in his cabinet and various federal offices. Perhaps this self-appointed political expert failed to note that the nominees have been opposed by his brethren on both sides of the aisle since President Trump is not one of the old guard establishment.

Likening the process of transition to that of a bad home remodel analogy, the writer infers that the President and the AG have left the DOJ rudderless by asking for the resignation of 46. My, my such a short memory President Clinton asked his AG, Janet Reno to fire all 93 attorneys! Hardly a word of criticism from the main stream media then but today, spurred on by Snowflakes and burned out political hacks you would think it was Armageddon. These Obama appointees that were asked to resign apparently were sabotaging the incoming administration instead of doing the honorable job of enforcing the existing laws passed by our congress. Some even resisted dismissal in an attempt to further their own political careers. As for rudderless, like all big government jobs, there are countless highly paid underlings to temporarily take the reins in all agencies. We must hope that these temps begin doing their jobs properly as they have just seen the results of dereliction of duty.

The writer alleges a small closely knit team got President Trump elected. Last I recall, he won handily and still has the support of most Americans due to steadfastly working to keep his campaign promises. Also as a business man he seems quite capable of managing the Presidency as well and if necessary, whatever crisis comes his way in contrast to his predecessor who had zero leadership experience and less than half a years tenure in high political office.

Ken Matthiesen, Plains

Print Article

Read More Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor

May 15, 2018 at 9:57 am | Clark Fork Valley Press If you were a kid in Hot Springs what would you not want to do without:A BIKE. How many of us can remember our time prior to owning a car. For most of us a bike was our way to be independent from ...

Comments

Read More

Letter to editor

May 09, 2018 at 5:00 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Bullock a detriment to our economy As owners of a business that creates over $10,000,000 in gross annual sales we have long awaited the construction and operation of either the proposed Rock Creek o...

Comments

Read More

Letter to editor

May 09, 2018 at 5:00 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Government is corroborating with the obstructionism As a former Lincoln County commissioner who spent years advocating for both the Rock Creek and Montanore proposals, I thought I had seen everythin...

Comments

Read More

Letter to Editor

May 09, 2018 at 5:00 am | Clark Fork Valley Press Fun at the senior citizen center Friends, lend me your attention for a moment: I want to address a very under utilized activity for the young at heart, those 50 and over, (and some under). Namely, ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 826-3402
105 W. Lynch
P.O. Box 667
Plains, MT 59859

©2018 Clark Fork Valley Press | Mineral Independent Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X