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December 24, 2012

CITY BEAT: Earl's 'two cents'

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Niagara Gazette — I believe that our mediator today is the American people, but both Republicans and Democrats are not listening to us. 

Finally, America and Americans should come first. 

Our money should take care of our people and not to support every country in the world. True friends deserve our help, but all help needs to come from a good base. I see our country falling apart from within! We cannot continue to support 200 or more large corporations with subsidies, allow an unfair tax base where the rich don’t pay their fair share, CEO’s of large companies knocking down salaries in the millions while the average American has to fight like hell to get a minimum wage law passed every 10 years.

You Congressional people need to get out into the real world, walk your neighborhoods, see the everyday suffering of a people who have been drained dry of their assets just trying to make a living everyday and raising a family with next to nothing. You know we shouldn’t pay large contractors millions of dollars to double dip money for their needs out of our pockets but only pay about $1,800 a month to an army private that lays his or her life on the line for people like you and me. 

So, I say to you, we need you all to get it together for us and we did elect you to do a job for us little guys, not destroy everything that we have attained in the last 100 years.

Do it the American Way.

Together is better for all.”

Way to go, Earl.

Couldn’t have said it any better myself. 

Contact City Editor Mark Scheer at 282-2311, ext. 2250.

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