Letters to the Editor

It really matters for whom you vote

At 82 years of age, I feel I must vent. As life passes me by I think of all the past benefits we’ve enjoyed provided by our government to the public: Democrats, Republicans and independents.

Since the new national health care plan was introduced, it has been called by many “Obamacare.” Should Social Security be called “Roosevelt Care?”  Should Medicare and Medicaid be called “Johnson Care?”

All of these programs are enjoyed by all citizens of this great country.  As I see it, this country is evenly divided by Democrats and Republicans.  Republicans seem to want to throw trillions of dollars into wars at the drop of a hat and yet want to cut education, Social Security, Medicare and health care. Democrats and Republicans, remember that your mothers and fathers draw these benefits. Still want to cut them off? The Democrats want to retain all of the above programs for all of the citizens of this great county.

Do we want to go back to the 1800s or move forward to the future? How or who you vote for does matter!

John Muszynski
Oak Harbor


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