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Send more Democrats to Congress

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

Hooray for Barb Schwamberger’s letter [“Health care act compiles local success stories,” The Reader’s Voice, Dec. 20] about the Affordable Care Act. She’s right. The Republicans are trying to confuse and scare people into not signing up.

When will they admit that it was a Republican idea to begin with? It’s exactly like Romneycare that’s working so well in Massachusetts. The Republicans are against anything the president is for. If he’s for something, they’re against it.

They’re against the ACA, even though it was a Republican idea. They’re against immigration reform, raising the minimum wage, food stamps, a jobs bill, infrastructure, gun safety, and now they want to cut veterans’ benefits? Give me a break.

Can you just imagine how much could be accomplished if they would just work together? This is the worst Congress ever. This is truly a do-nothing Congress. They should be ashamed of themselves.

The president is for the middle class and poor who are trying to get into the middle class. The Republicans are for the rich, big business, and the oil industry.

I just hope people remember this come midterms and put more Democrats in Congress so we can get this country moving forward.

 

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