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June 9, 2013

Public not fooled by GOP’s ‘mind tricks’

(Continued)

NORMAN —

The Governor turned down $52 million in health care aid for the working poor to prove a point about the federal government getting into our state’s business and then she cries for disaster aid from that same federal government for the recent tornadoes; “this isn’t what is really happening.” This list could go on and on from affordable health care to background checks for weapons to making the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes.

The Republicans stand at the microphone (or write letters to editors), wave a hand and say, “the policies we support aren’t the ones you’re looking for, so blame someone else.”

Well, misleading associations and Jedi mind tricks don’t work on the majority of Americans (see the last two elections) and the trashing of teachers and public education by Republicans won’t work either because “the Force is with us!”

“Great Job, Teach!”

LARRY STEELE

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