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Desert_Leslie

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Manchin & Sinema - Comment Sent

I am CRUSHED that Joe Manchin's "no" could doom Build Back Better. I just sent the following comment to Senator Manchin. I also forwarded it to Senator Sinema, asking her if she could use any kernel of influence she has to get Manchin to change his vote:

My middle-class parents worked like dogs and saved up $150,000 for their retirement and thought they were fortunate. After my mother's stroke, she was totally paralyzed on one side. My parents BLEW through every penny of that money paying for the in-home caregivers my mother needed to get my mom to the toilet and the shower -- to even turn over in bed. Then they were BROKE. I woke up at 3 a.m., worried sick, for FIVE YEARS. We had NO ALTERNATIVE but to put my terrified mother into an understaffed nursing home, crammed to the brink. You, Joe Manchin, could have changed this. This was your chance to help middle-class people in so many ways. You could end SO MUCH HUMAN SUFFERING. WHY WHY WHY did you not vote for Build Back Better?
Posted by Desert_Leslie | Sun Dec 19, 2021, 12:40 PM (26 replies)
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