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The voice of one constituent; the thoughts of millions

Senators Patti Murray and Maria Cantwell

Senators Patti Murray and Maria Cantwell

The following letter was written by Bill Schoonover, a disappointed Democrat constituent.

 

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Senator Patty Murray
Senator Maria Cantwell
Washington, DC , 20510
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 Dear Senators:
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I have tried to live by the rules my entire life. My father was a Command
Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, who died of combat related stresses shortly
after his retirement. It was he who instilled in me those virtues he felt
important – honesty, duty, patriotism and obeying the laws of God and of our
various governments. I have served my country, paid my taxes, worked hard,
volunteered and donated my fair share of money, time and artifacts.
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Today, as I approach my 79th birthday, I am heart-broken when I look at my
country and my government. I shall only point out a very few things
abysmally wrong which you can multiply by a thousand fold. I have calculated
that all the money I have paid in income taxes my entire life cannot even keep
the Senate barbershop open for one year! Only Heaven and a few
tight-lipped actuarial types know what the Senate dining room costs the taxpayers. So please, enjoy your haircuts and meals on us.

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