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Letter to the Editor
Saturday, March 9, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Now, the Republicans want spending cuts. What happened to spending cuts when President George W. Bush was in office?

The Iraq war and the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy added $3 trillion to our national debt. Now, all of a sudden, the Republicans want spending cuts. But let us not take away tax loopholes and cut oil company profits; let's make the cuts to the poor and the middle class.

We should recall every member of Congress and replace them with high school kids. I am sure they would do a much better job.

William Hite

Hempfield

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