Letter To The Editor
us have been deeply disturbed about the recent government shutdown.
This tactic, were it ever to succeed would be the undoing of our
entire Federal political system. If you are a Republican, just
think about what it would be like if a Democrat president decided
that there was a National health-care emergency and triggered a
shut-down over that, and followed it up with a declaration of
emergency instituting executive health-care insurance rules by
are frustrated by this situation, please choose to do something for
your town or community by running for local office. You can do
this without committing the next three years of your life.
Local boards have “alternate” positions that allow you to ease into
a role. Often there are roles that have a one year term to
fill a vacancy. Check with your local town office about how to
get involved. To run for a position, you must “declare”, which
means you must sign up by a deadline, but not all positions are
elected. I recommend that you contact your local town office
today to find out the dates of your town’s declaration period.
you to everyone who serves.
Gilmanton Iron Works