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Dale Reichel

California

Dear Editor:

Republicans are crying "socialism!" That is what they are saying about Biden and Harris.

Republicans say that Medicare for all is socialism. I'll say it again: When people pay into a private insurance company every week or month and the insurance company pays the cost (some, anyway) of the insured person's mishap, isn't that a form of socialism? It is!

Isn't paying taxes for a big super military socialism? Yah!

Isn't subsidies for oil companies, farmers and big pharma socialism? Sure it is, Republican socialism!

When you buy groceries and dry goods at Walmart, or Hy-Vee, Hobby Lobby, etc., isn't that socialism?

My point is almost everything is a "form" of socialism to some degree or another.

Campaigning against supposed socialism is stupid. Stick to the issues.

 

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