Let us revive the use of common sense. As individuals who make up our society, it seems like the application of common sense, which should be the norm, is becoming a rarity in many situations.

When it comes to making decisions by those in our city government, common sense should be easily found in each decision.

When it comes to making decisions by those in our state government, common sense should be easily found in each decision.

When it comes to making decisions by those in our federal government, common sense should be easily found in every decision.

Political affiliation and/or any kind of personal agendas by those in any level of government should have no bearing on the use of common sense.

I refer you to an obituary - The Death of Common Sense, written by Lori Borgman. Although first published on March 15, 1998, it is very applicable to today. Lori Borgman contributes articles to many newspapers throughout the United States and Canada.

Simply do a Google search for: the death of common sense then look for her name, or go to loriborgman.com.

A quote from one of the last lines in her article, in reference to Common Sense:

"He is survived by two step-brothers, Half-Wit and Dim-Wit."

Let us revive the use of common sense - and demand it from those in any level of government.

Kim Kimberling

Baker City

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