The Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption needed to be apolitical, which was impossible ["Moreland panel's story still evolving," Spin Cycle, July 28].

Frankly, the real problem is expansive and excessive government power. The more power government wields over citizens, the more potential for abuse, corruption and overreach.

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New York has too many municipalities and too much government interference in citizens' lives and business. We need less government and fewer laws and regulations. For example, New York City is contemplating the licensing of cartoon characters as photo subjects on 42nd Street!

Limiting government is the only antidote for government abuse, corruption and overreach.

Clifford Sondock, Jericho