The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


December 30, 2012

Sticks to principles


We have had too many leaders in both political parties, including both presidents Bush, who have pushed America into unwise intervention around the world. Where has this intervention gotten us? Anyone who follows the news should understand the dire consequences in terms of the sacrifice of American blood, money, and stature.

Because of their differing ideas on taxes, debt, big government expansion, and national sovereignty, Toomey can be labeled a "Reagan Republican" -- certainly not a Bush Republican.

Donald J. Ely,


n Donald J. Ely is the Republican state committeeman for Northumberland County. He taught government and history in Shikellamy High School for more than 30 years.

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