Vote out all the incumbents

October 16, 2013 

If a business manager had employees who persisted in giving excuses instead of results, they would very quickly become ex-employees.

Our representatives were "hired" to do a job. Instead of getting the job done, they're coming up with excuse after excuse. Non-performance Is not an option. Get the job done, or leave and let someone else do it.

That's why, at the next elections, no incumbents will be getting my vote. I don't care whether they're Democrats, Republicans, Tea Party or whatever. If they're incumbents, they're gone for demonstrated incompetence. They're either incapable or unwilling to do the job they were hired for, and as a voter I don't care which condition applies.

Jack L. Hickman

Fairview Heights

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