Letter: After election, seems takers now outnumber the makers in this country

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 28 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden wave at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Chris Carlson, ASSOCIATED PRESS

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It would appear from the results of the presidential election that the takers now outnumber the makers in this country. Benjamin Franklin said it more than 200 years ago: "When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic."

Garth Woolsey

West Bountiful

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