Letter to the Editor: Don’t be a conservative in name only

THINK YOU ARE A CONSERVATIVE? Maybe you vote, maybe not. Maybe you voted for President Donald Trump, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Mayor Charlie Pierce, but, what are you doing now?

Do you call Sen. Lisa Murkowski before she makes one of her liberal Senate votes? Do you encourage your congressional delegation to back President Trump‘s efforts to drain the swamp? Do you contact state legislators and tell them to support Gov. Dunleavy’s budget cutting? Do you testify in person or by email on issues before the borough assembly? If you do not, you are part of the reason liberals are winning the war.

Liberals are doing all they can to increase their power base, relieve taxpayers of their hard-earned money and increase regressive regulations. In Alaska, liberals want to take away the Permanent Fund Dividend, and they just might get away with it.

Go to a borough assembly or school board meeting and 99% of those who testify want more of your money. Right now, budget talks and union contracts are being discussed. The liberals are out in force with teary-eyed school kids and tales of woe.

Contact information for our congressional delegation, the Legislature, borough assembly and school board is readily available online or in the phone book.

If you want to make a real conservative difference … get involved … be effective and participate.

— Mike McBride, North Kenai

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