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Keep social issues, GOP

| Friday, April 12, 2013, 8:57 p.m.

In response to Ellen Northy's letter “Drop social issues, GOP” (April 2 and TribLIVE.com): The GOP does not need to move away from the social issues that are extremely pertinent to keeping our country a free nation. The issues it fights for are the issues that will bring back jobs and fix our economy with people who want to work hard and be innovative, not slaves to the government with government handouts.

The GOP needs to get off the backs of small-business owners and get rid of the mandated regulations that are holding technology from moving forward. Sounds like the Democrats.

As far as science and education go, no one can learn anything if students are being told what to think, not how to think. One union that should be busted would be the teachers union, so indoctrination of children can stop.

Unfortunately, Republicans are not winning because most of them want to be Democrats in Republican clothing. Oh, that sounds just like you, Ms. Northy. You are the one who needs to move on so the true Republicans can save our country.

Jeanine Burtner

Winfield Township

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