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No whining please

My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles lived with rationing and other restrictions for nearly four years during WWII. While I was growing up not one of them ever mentioned the hardships or complained about some imagined infringement of their constitutional rights.

The media has given more than adequate attention to protests over stay home orders and business limitations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps to put some perspective on this for those who are unaware, the Spokesman-Review and local television stations could do a piece on the

regulations enacted and sacrifices made by citizens during WWII for the common good. Or the reader might visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rationing_in_the_United_States for an overview.

Mike Perrin

Spokane Valley


 

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