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Updated: December 1, 2013 7:14AM



Liberal, not rational

Don Davis’ rebuttal to my recent letter is yet another example of a liberal’s inability to rationally engage in a logical dialog.

My only point on Obamacare was that this legislation was opposed by the majority of citizens and was passed with no Republican support. As it fails in every promised benefit, from easy implementation to affordability, the blame lies solely with the president, the Democratic Party and the mainstream media.

If you read behind the lines, Don’s response seems to be “Yeah, Obamacare stinks, but Democrats have supported a lot of good stuff too.” The bulk of his letter is a laundry list of legislation over the last 100 years which he holds up as solely Democrat achievements. The truth is that most of these laws, for better or worse, had bipartisan support.

If Don wants to discuss the merits (and failures) of big government programs, some of them beneficial, some of them implemented with good intentions which in time turned into bureaucratic nightmares, and some of them just downright harmful from the git-go, let’s discuss them one at a time (and not just the ones that he cherry-picks). But these are topics for future letters.

The issue at hand is Obamacare, and the fact remains that no matter how many diversions and obfuscations liberals throw out to hide its reality, this law is an unmitigated disaster.

Gary Ziolkowski

Crown Point



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