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Considering what has transpired in Congress over the past two years: the country’s credit degrade, nearly defaulting on our debt obligations, paralysis on getting any bills passed (on the budget or otherwise), no willingness to compromise due to lobbyist influence and little evidence of Congress reflecting on how all this affects citizens and the country as a whole, I believe it is time for a change this November.
The voters in South Carolina’s 5th District have given our current representative, Mick Mulvaney, two years to see what he could or would do to improve our situation. What has he done so far? Nothing I saw or read about.
The least he could have done was to give that $100,000 he had left over from his House appropriation funds to a local food bank or shelter. No, he gave it back to the U.S. Treasury for debt relief, where it, unfortunately, didn’t go very far. It didn’t help anyone get a job or job training or feed a family in our area, where unemployment is much higher than it should be.
On the other hand, his opponent, Joyce Knott, has no political baggage. She’s not a politician who has become a puppet for a lobbyist. She has integrity, with no history of broken promises over land deals.
Mrs. Knott comes from a strong business background. She cares about jobs and the economy in the 5th District, as well as the people she would represent. She stands for good public education, agriculture, helping the military and veterans, making health care affordable and protecting the environment.
Confrontation is out, compromise is in. We, the people of South Carolina and the 5th District, are frustrated with congressional gridlock and bickering. It’s time to get something positive done. Time to improve the quality of life in our area and throughout the country.
Mrs. Knott is giving us a chance to get this country moving in the right direction again by bringing an open mind and sense of fairness to Congress. She is willing to compromise for the good of all.
Consider the consequences of two more years of the same lack of action and vote for positive change.
Vote for Joyce Knott.
Her website at www.JoyceKnottforCongress.org can help you make an informed choice.