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Dear Editor: Republican Voodoo

by Pasadena Independent
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Economic prosperity is back, the unemployment rate has steadily gone down, millions of uninsured people now have medical insurance, the auto industry is healthy again, the stock market has hit an all time high – which in turn has improved 401(k) holdings of the middle class – gas prices keep going down, and Ebola is under control.
So why did voters give Republicans a lopsided victory in the midterm elections?
Were voters unhappy that there are millions of more jobs, that the President has stimulated economic growth, worked at boosting wages, improving infrastructure, controlling health care costs?
Do the Republicans with their base of anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage, anti-immigration and Tea Party reactionaries, represent mainstream America?
Were American voters saying they want continued Tea Party Republican obstruction, gridlock and dysfunction.
Were American voters saying they wanted more Republican voodoo economics? Where were the American voters coming from?

-Ron Lowe

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