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Burr, Tillis fail constituents

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The actions of North Carolina’s U.S. senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, have once again proved rich, 1-percent donors trump those poor and middle class voters who gave them their offices in Washington, D.C.

Once again, the government of America is being sold to the highest bidder — the rich CEO donors of the corporations. Hard-working poor and middle class people once again will be paying more taxes, while the rich 1 percent say the tax money cut they receive will "trickle down" in order for them to increase workers' paychecks and create new jobs.

This theory did not work in the 1980s for the American worker and it will not work now! Once again, more jobs will go overseas, more jobs will be lost by the American workers, rich CEOs will get fatter paychecks and bonuses, corporate shareholders and Wall Street will get richer. In short, as in the 1920s, 1930s, 1980s and for the last few years, once again, the American workers will be shafted by the corporations of America.

Thank you, Sen. Burr for loving your rich donors more than your constituents. Thank you, Sen. Tillis for loving your rich donors more than your constituents. Let's make America great again for the 1 percenters in America. God bless the rich. As for the rest of us, good night and good luck!  

Blanche Rayford

Greenville

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