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Crime on Georgia's mind


To the editor:

Concerned citizens of all political persuasions should be aware of the implications of Georgia's Dec. 6th Runoff election between Democrat Rafael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.  A Warnock win would allow President Joe Biden to pack the federal judiciary with activist judges who are tougher on cops and crime victims than they are on perpetrators of violence. Furthermore, with a 51-seat Senate majority, Democrats would be unchecked, and Biden would have more discretion to reshape the federal bench than he's had these first two years in office. The Democratic Party's radical left would get more than it can now, and the consequences for the justice system would be dreadful. Here in New York, Lee Zeldin made Kathy Hochul sweat her way to a win due to failed crime initiatives.

If Herschel Walker wins the Dec. 6th runoff election, the Senate remains 50-50. The Democrats would just barely retain control, thanks to Vice President Kamala Harris' tie-breaking vote. Democrats would be checked by the need to work with Republicans on keeping the chamber operating without a regular majority. A 50-50 Senate would also help to keep in check the excessive spending embraced by Biden and his Democrat colleagues in Congress.  

Let's not forget the Affordable Care Act passed in March 2010 when Speaker Nancy Pelosi remarked: "We have to pass the bill, so you can find out what's in it.” The national debt is at unsustainable levels and the impending "debt limit" discussions will not be served well with a 51-50 Senate in 2023.  

A Warnock win in Georgia on Dec. 6th would be a loss for all crime-weary citizens across the U.S.

Joseph Campbell


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