Politicians should be ashamed

Apparently, our federal government is not responsible for the distribution of H1N1 vaccine, and neither is our premier — which comes as no surprise.

Apparently, our federal government is not responsible for the distribution of H1N1 vaccine, and neither is our premier — which comes as no surprise.

Alberta Health Minister Ron Liepert, who has our premier’s complete support, is trying to convince us that the inoculation of 400,000 out of a population of nearly three million in six days is a good job. That is one person out of seven.

It is no wonder our province is in the shape it is in.

If this is a good record, then as health minister, Liepert might as well say that for every pregnant woman, the survival rate of babies is one out of seven.

Just as scary is the idea that we should only expect one out of seven students to ever graduate. Who are we going to elect to government if all we have is a bunch of illiterates out there?

If these figures are true, then we only have one person out of seven in government who knows what he/she is doing!

For what has been accomplished since the last election, I find these figures a little misleading because I don’t see many things that I would consider an accomplishment.

Liepert and Ed Stelmach should remember that elections are coming and there are a few of us older people that got our education back in the days when you had to have a 65 per cent average to move on.

Don’t think for one minute that we are going to forget these times.

Kenneth Mitchell

Red Deer

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