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McMorris Rodgers cares

Enough already. It is time that the Democrats and union members stop using Saul Alinsky’s radical terrorist tactics to demonize anyone who ideals are different from theirs.

For years, my husband, Col. Charles Jones (retired, Fairchild Air Force Base), and I were on her veterans committee, along with representatives of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion/Auxiliary, Disabled Veterans, VA Hospital, Homeless Veterans and others that provided services to veterans and active-duty military from around the district. It was an open discussion covering all manner of problems.

Recently, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was at Fairchild and discussed the problems military families are facing, and then visited with the active duty and National Guard components about their problems. McMorris Rodgers has a full-time staff member whose sole job is to answer questions and help veterans and active-duty military solve their problems.

By the way, neither Sens. Maria Cantwell nor Patty Murray have acknowledged any of my emails or letters, nor have their staffs.

Margaret Jones

Medical Lake


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