October 4, 2012 in Letters, Opinion

Happy ending with Cowan

 

Which is more inhumane: inadvertently punching a baby or promoting legislation that will ensure that millions more kids in the good old USA will go hungry in the coming years? If you’re like me and think that Will Ferrell in his latest movie might have the moral high ground here, the majority of you might want to reconsider voting for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

I do agree with her ads stating that it is unfair to saddle future generations with trillions of dollars worth of debt (largely caused by her party’s unfunded wars, tax cuts for the rich, unfunded Medicare D program and the Great Bush Recession). However, it is morally repugnant to reduce this debt by voting to severely cut funding for supplemental food programs when more than one in six children in this country will go hungry at times next year.

Cathy’s more OK with hunger games than with raising taxes by a few percent for the wealthiest individuals and corporations who are paying less in taxes than at any time in the past 50 years.

For a happier ending, vote for Rich Cowan.

William Betz

Newport


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