OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY

LAST WEEK I MOVED FROM WASHINGTON, D.C., TO Washington State, and now I have this to say: We folks out here in the real America are sick and tired of you inside-the-Beltway types pushing us around. My message to people in the so-called nation's capital is, Get off our backs! Although I lived and worked for two decades in the District of Columbia and its immediate environs, it took only a few moments of residency elsewhere to make me realize that our capital city is a blight and a leech on the rest of the country. The politicians there--as well as...

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