Public Comment

The Effect of Obstructionism on the Public

By Romila Khanna
Friday March 21, 2014 - 09:41:00 AM

Is it true that policy makers don't think about those who are really affected by their obstructionism? America has always shown generosity towards people who suffer in this wide world. But why do our policy makers ignore the low-income people in the US who can barely make ends meet? 

Our community includes a variety of people with a variety of needs. Some need help in gaining marketable skills; some need help in maintaining good health; and some need help in managing their psychological stresses. Are we willing to support these needs of members of our community by expressing our concern to Congress? 

The health and happiness of many needy people will improve if they get timely help. I request our lawmakers to extend a helping hand to the needy and poor in our land. The rich and powerful might feel a pinch in the short run, but in the long run they will gain the security that comes from a general decline in crimes, unrest and unhappiness.