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Boorish behavior toward nuns a poor reflection

November 16, 2012
The Marietta Times

A Nov. 9 letter to The Times ("Resident proud Nuns on the Bus were challenged") was a belated attempt on the part of a local "9-12 Project" honcho to "justify" the actions of local tea partiers, Republican politicians, and alleged "Christians" who gathered on Front Street Oct. 15 to demonize and humiliate representatives of the Catholic Network for Social Justice who visited Marietta to meet with Congressman Bill Johnson. The sole intent of the Nuns' visit to this community was to discuss their concern for the poor, the "working-poor," unemployed persons, seniors, children, and others put at risk by draconian cuts to social programs included in the so-called "budget plan" put forth by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis).



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