Emily Webb (Readers' Forum, Jan. 31) referred to government overextending and not living within a budget. The answer for that is there are too many people who are fooled by candidates like John McCain and Hillary Clinton who will, when voted into office, vote for big government programs like amnesty, increased taxes for social programs, government insurance and vote against tax cuts. That happened when the Democrats took over in January 2007.

Loa Don Glade

Salt Lake City