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Letter to the editor
Greed to blame for many of our ills
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Forsyth County News

It is a shame and disgrace to funnel millions of our tax dollars to companies that already are very rich and their CEOs are making $8 million annually. For instance, look at the money they are wanting to tax to build another stadium for football when there is nothing wrong with the one they presently play in, to please the owner who is already very rich.

How much money does it take to make someone happy? None of us can sleep in but one bed, eat three meals per day, one set of clothes, and drive one auto at a time. I don’t think it is as much about the money as it is power and greed; they better remember everything they do toward their people [in case it] comes back to haunt them.

We need these millions of dollars for a lot of worthwhile causes like education, feeding the poor, paying teachers, firefighters, police, nurses and hospital care. No one should lose their jobs, because the money is there, if our leaders would quit putting it into pet projects of their choice.

Quit putting money in private schools and taking it out of public schools. The school systems in Georgia are laying off thousands of school teachers, increasing class sizes, and the ones that don’t lose their jobs are loaded with kids and tons of paperwork to satisfy these leaders, who don’t have a clue how to run a school system for the state. Put the money the lobbyists are giving to our elected legislators where it will help people that need it, in place of thousands of dollars being spent on tickets for sports, trips and meals.

Can you believe it, our president actually approves of gay marriage and wants all the people of this great country to approve this nonsense? Hogwash.

Remember God loves you and me.

Sid Barfield

Cumming