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January 31, 2014

How to deal with Mother Nature's cold shoulder

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With all the advancements in science and technology, why is it we cannot control the weather? Something as simple as the weather and nobody seems to be able to control it.

Politicians will get up and spout off at how they are going to change things and control things and improve things. Well, Mr. Politician, why don’t you begin with the weather? Change the weather for a change.

Why can’t these big shots control the weather? They spend a lot of time (and our money) trying to control us. They now want to tell us what we can eat and cannot eat and how much soda we can drink at any one time. They tell us how much of our money we need to send back to the government so they can raise their salaries and increase their benefits.

It seems quite a paradox that when our country is going through hard times and people who pay the taxes have to tighten their belts that it is time for politicians to vote on a raise in their salary. For once, I would like to see these political big shots vote on decreasing their salary and standing alongside the American people. The danger of that is, it would be such a shock to the American people that people would be dropping dead left and right.

So why can’t these people control the weather? Why can’t they pass a law regulating the temperature? They have a law regulating everything else. Why not the temperature? Why not the weather?

I am for having some of these politicians put together one of their infamous “subcommittees,” sit down with Mother Nature and negotiate something that will make everybody happy, like warm weather. I would like to see some of my tax dollars go for something that would benefit everybody instead of some party at some insignificant political convention.

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