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Dimitri's take on seniors

| Friday, Dec. 26, 2003

I just read Dimitri Vassilaros' " Pure gold for the gray lobby " (Dec. 15) and I haven't seen such hate since I paged through "Mein Kampf."

He starts off by referring to seniors as "gray greed" and "whiners" and implies that they have a stash of money hidden somewhere. He then goes on to criticize them for being a large group of voters who always show up at the polls (I thought that was my constitutional right).

He says we have a discount mentality. We should lose our homes if we can't pay the taxes. My Social Security went up $10 in 2003, so I guess I should be satisfied.

And finally, he seems to think I have a Winnebago parked in my driveway and I like to eat at Le Mont. I don't.

I could go on about more of his sarcasm, but why get my blood pressure up. If I have to get medicine for it, Dimitri might have to pay for it. I find comfort in the fact that every day he gets closer to being one of the people he can't stand.

Bill Gaus

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