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‘But for the grace of God’

February 15, 2014
The Marietta Times

The Marietta Times published a series of articles in January on poverty with the same old tired arguments on both sides. Generally speaking, the Democrats are for the programs for the poor and unemployed and the Republicans are against or have reservations about them. Ohio Representative Andy Thompson and U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson have little faith in government safety-net programs for the poor and regard these programs as more government intrusion and regulation. Of course, since then we have witnessed what happened in West Virginia when the EPA was denigrated and weakened to the point of not protecting the water supply of thousands of citizens.

 
 

 

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