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Our Thoughts: Tipping point
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We don't know what size shoes that our Congressman Hank Johnson wears, but we do know for sure that both of them are now planted firmly in his mouth.

Johnson, who up to now was best known as one of President Obama's main, "Yes, anything you want Mr. President" congressman, recently said during an Armed Services Committee meeting while he was questioning Admiral Robert Willard, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, about the impact of US troops on the island of Guam, these now immortal words: "My fear is that the whole island will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize."

The admiral, using good common sense, replied to our congressman that he didn't anticipate that happening.

Now we understand why cities like Savannah and Norfolk and Annapolis are at sea level and below; because we have to many military personal located at those places. We fear that after hearing the congressman's statement of alarm, we may soon have a mass exodus of residents fleeing those areas where the military is in abundance and coming to communities like ours for safety, severely testing our recourses. The military personnel for sure are going to cause those communities to sink or tip over.

Congressman, we suggest that you need to get out of the ratified Washington air of deceit and corruption and spend more time in your own district, which surprisingly includes Rockdale County.

Here in your own district you can breathe in the fresh air created by cherry blossoms and you can observe the blooming of dogwoods and you can actually be around people whose word is their bond.

You might also sign yourself up for classes involving geology and geography in our great school system here in Rockdale County. We are sure they will accommodate you, especially if you bring some of that stimulus money you so proudly voted for.