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Letter: A Sense of Privilege

To the Editor:

Alan MacDonald’s letter in the Dec. 24 Valley News (“Speaking of Entitlements”) summed up the “entitlement” situation very well. Seems our politicians are becoming pretty arrogant, behaving more like royalty than ever.

Frank Sanders Jr.



Letter: Speaking of Entitlements

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

To the Editor: We are told that Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are entitlements — yet another clever political conceit. In other words, our soon-to-retire workers, having supported the system all their working lives, are hopelessly irresponsible for thinking they are entitled to the benefits, certainly not on the same scale as their parents and grandparents. Why then, in the …