Support Bernie…

Dear Editor,

I support Bernie Sanders for the democratic nomination because of his compassion, truth telling and commitment. He tells the truth about the corruption and greed that runs our political system. He shows compassion to minorities, the poor, elderly, and veterans by demanding that the rich pay their fair share of taxes so that we can support the most vulnerable. He is committed to changing the laws that allow the wealthy to buy elections.

Bernie will use a tax (a fraction of 1%) on the sale of stocks to fund free tuition at state colleges. His plan would allow students with debt to refinance to rates as low as 2.37%.

He lists climate change as the number one threat facing this country and is committed to training workers from the fossil fuel industry to install and maintain solar, wind and other clean energy sources.

Bernie wants a Medicare for all type of health care plan so instead of high premiums and deductibles the average person will pay $466.00 per year for full medical coverage including dental and vision with no copays, and no deducatables.. If you hear Fox news saying Bernie’s plans will mean that we will be taxed 90% just know that this is propaganda.

Do your own research and find out more about this amazing senator who has been working for the people for 34 years. Vote for Bernie on March 22nd at 5:00 p.m. at the county fairgrounds and join us as we all Feel the Bern.

Linda F. Larson
Sandpoint

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