Thanks, North Carolina General Assembly

House Representatives, I'd like to thank you for putting rich white kids first in North Carolina with your vote on May 3. It's about time! I am so tired of these hardworking, poor and minority children who go to school everyday trying to make their lives better in the only safe environment they know. I want to thank you for creating jobs in North Carolina, specifically at the Employment Security Commission to handle the larger unemployment lines coming our way in the next few years. It will feel good to get rid of these high-paid, fat-cat teacher assistants, counselors, school nurses, custodians and secretaries that help to feed and put clothes on the backs of these little leeches on society.

The $600,000 House Bill 351 alone will take care of the salaries of seven teaching assistants right away, and showing my driver’s license when I vote will always trump a child’s welfare in my book. I applaud you for your efforts! I know that you really want to look into the faces of these children as you sign the bills to eliminate the positions of the only trustworthy person in their lives. I can understand that it’s probably more beneficial to your busy schedule, not to mention your re-election campaigns, to pass the responsibility of job layoffs to the state Board of Education. Why become involved with the needs and concerns of your constituents now? After all, life is like golf: lowest score wins! And now, you’ve put North Carolina right on par to take the lead! …

I am sure that kids who are affected by the elimination of the state's dropout-prevention programs and the other members of the gangs they join will be thanking you sometime in the near future as well. Especially when you have to cut law-enforcement jobs in the next budget because God knows those people will be sucking the life out of our state by then!

— Frederick Sean Parnell
Hickory

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4 thoughts on “Thanks, North Carolina General Assembly

  1. artart

    how can that letter be taken seriously when the writer seems to make a cause and effect link that by requiring Identification to vote, a poor child’s welfare is being compromised? Althoough it is possible the writer meant to say that if an ID is required, then when the poor child grows up some, they won’t be able to get compensation for voting multiple times since they have to produce ID’s.

  2. Dionysis

    ” the writer seems to make a cause and effect link that by requiring Identification to vote, a poor child’s welfare is being compromised”

    I might be wrong, but it seems the letter-writer’s point is that while cutting funds that benefit the needy, the state functionaries decided to waste $600,0000 offering a solution in search of a problem. The legislation does nothing to prevent the most common source of voter fraud, absentee voting; it does nothing to prevent a convicted felon with a photo ID from voting; it does nothing to prevent someone who moved out of NC from voting in NC with their NC driver’s license. This Bill really does nothing but make it harder for people without some government ID to vote.

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