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February 28, 2013

THE PEOPLE SPEAK – State’s leaders treasonous

— When announcing his reversal on expanding Medicare coverage in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott said: “I cannot in good conscience deny health insurance to 1 million Floridians.”

So what does that say about Mary Fallin’s conscience? It says she has no conscience, no Christianity, no humanity, and, like the rest of her abominable party, takes gleeful joy in taking away from poor people at every opportunity. She’s too consumed with furthering her political career, as in a second term or U.S. Senator. She’d rather listen to the likes of Barry Goldwater, Jr. than her own supporters in the medical community.

Mike Ritze and Nathan Dahm say health care isn’t a right but a privilege. Yet Ritze believes it’s his right to impose a theocracy by placing the 10 Commandments on taxpayer property. What’s needed is something showing the seven deadly sins. Some people might just realize that state Repugnicans are guilty of every one of them.

This Tea Party-controlled state is a national embarrassment. We’ve got crackheads who subscribe to every tinfoil hat conspiracy theory out there, like the Muslim Brotherhood is going to replace the Constitution, or Agenda 21 is a UN attempt at subverting our sovereignty. There’s black helicopters hovering overhead waiting to take our guns away, so they’re passing nullification laws, the same ones that led to the Civil War.

A senator from Sapulpa has filed to pull funding from the program that allows monthly visits from nurses to poor single mothers and their babies, saying they must be responsible stewards of taxpayer money. Yet he and his colleagues gave their staffers huge pay raises, while state workers haven’t gotten raises in years. Tea Party speaker T.W. Shannon says he’s open to “market driven” ideas to who should get raises. How would that “market driven” idea work, the biggest suck-up gets the raise?

They say states are the laboratories for democracy. The verdict is in, Oklahoma is the capital of fascist conservative terrorism and this states leaders need to be arrested and charged with treason.

LARRY PARSONS

Warner

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