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Letters to the Poughkeepsie Journal

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Corporations, not people, are big winners in Republican tax plan

Want a tax bill that puts more money in the pockets of foreigners than in the wallets of nearly 13 million Americans who make $100,000 dollars or less? Well, the Republican Tax Plan does just that (New York Times, Nov. 3, 2017). Corporations are the big winners. And, as Steven Rosenthal of Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center calculates, since 35 percent of United States stocks are foreign owned, about $70 billion dollars a year would go to people in other countries. …

Anne Coen McCabe

County must stand up against Trump's devastating programs

President Donald Trump and evangelist Pat Robertson want to control America like President Vladimir Putin of Russia controls one of the most "slave-control-nation" in the world. …

Louis Milburn

Respect the right of all people to express their views

I am tired of these hypocrites screaming about disrespect to our flag and our National Anthem! These are the same people who watch a sporting event on television and when the National Anthem comes on, do they stand while at the bar or in their home? I don't think so! …

Jeffrey Fishman

Have compassion for abused and neglected animals

Animals feel. When you look the other way when you see a helpless animal being abused or neglected, you are enabling and promoting the neglect and abuse. How would you like to be treated that way? …

Fern Sartori
Wappingrs Falls

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