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Thu Feb 23, 2017, 08:25 AM

2. The issue of government services is a big one and I am glad it made the list.

One of the key Republican talking points right now is that public sector workers are draining the states of money so the answer is privatization, cuts and union busting. This has appeal to rural voters who donít use these services as often and resent public employees for the sometimes good wages and benefits they receive.

Of course rural people would be angry if the government ended rural postal service or stopped maintaining rural roads.
I wish we could make rural people see that they also receive benefits from the state and that it is not right to try to stick it to city people in a misguided effort to reduce their tax burden.

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