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Letter: Blaming the Wrong Side

To the Editor:

When I opened the Oct. 8 Valley News and saw the headline “Democrats Push to End Gridlock,” I couldn’t help but wonder what country the headline was referring to. It sure wasn’t this one! President Obama and the Democrats have done nothing to help end a budget crisis they created by refusing to negotiate with the Republicans in any way, shape or form.

Obama is our president, not our king! Shame on the partisans!

Jim Newcomb

North Haverhill


Democrats Push to End Gridlock

Monday, October 7, 2013

Washington — President Obama and Senate Democrats tried Monday to break a political logjam that could threaten the U.S. economy, advancing legislation that would raise the federal debt ceiling as soon as possible. Democrats said they will attempt to force Republicans to agree to a long-term $1 trillion debt-limit increase to ensure that the government does not reach a point …

Letter: The Way of Poor Losers

Monday, October 14, 2013

To the Editor: After reading Jim Newcomb’s Oct. 12 Forum letter (“Blaming the Wrong Side”), I need to ask one simple question: Seriously? After getting the Affordable Care Act voted into law and then having it declared constitutional by the Supreme Court, the Republicans are demanding that the president defund it or they will (and did) shut down the government …