I can’t argue that our economy is doing great if you ignore the fact that Trump has added a trillion dollars to our national debt with his huge business tax cuts. His supporters totally ignore that fact.

Isn’t that how Trump has run his businesses over the years — spend money you don’t have and when you can’t meet your debt, declare bankruptcy? I know many times in my letters I have accused some Trump supporters of being ignorant because they refuse to acknowledge Trump’s business failures, but maybe I was wrong.

I recently read a letter from a Trump supporter who pointed out that he was a college graduate from a prestigious Northern college and was a VP in a large New York firm. Obviously this person knows Trump was a business failure as everybody in the New York metropolitan area has known for years.

So I am going to retract my comment that Trump supporters are ignorant and when it comes to his qualification to be POTUS. They just don’t care. The person I voted for did not win and I accept that. The people who voted for Trump have to keep making excuses for him. Isn’t that sad?

Roger Davis, Jackson Springs

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Mark Hayes

There seem to be those among us that are gullible enough to believe that the end of Trumps term will bring a state of serenity, and that is both sad and a bit humorous. The change will be what the media makes of it. It will be interesting just how the Democrats in control of the government will fund the many programs, the promised entitlements, yet balance the budget.

Mary Fales

Yes, it is indeed very sad.

Peyton Cook

What about the 8 years of the Obama administration and the about nine trillion added to the national debt?

Conrad Meyer

Spot on Peyton. I couldn't find a letter from Roger Davis complaining about the deficits the previous president racked up for 8 years. Keep in mind he never ran a business - not even a lemonade stand. So his business record is a big fat zero.

Sally Larson

I understand wanting to compare with Obama but were dealing with the reality of right now and deflecting back to the last president doesn't make what's going on right now right.

Peyton Cook

I don’t see the House Democrats making a case to rein in spending. The continuing deficits to due to overspending. There is plenty of revenue coming into the Treasury. The most important task of our government is national security. The Obama reduced DOD budgets to dangerous levels. Combat readiness, manpower levels were severely cut, and equipment maintenance suffered. When the current administration asked for increased DOD budget levels the Democrats demanded more domestic spending. As a result deficits were created. Frankly, too many members of Congress (of both parties, but mainly Democrats) are not concerned.

Mark Hayes

" The person I voted for did not win and I accept that ". That was meant to be a joke ?

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