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Letter: Don’t worry — Trump’s just getting started

Among the recent proposed changes the Trump administration has offered are drastic cuts to Medicare (which the president vowed not to do) and the food stamp program, cuts to federal employee retirement benefits and increased federal workers’ retirement contributions, and a restructuring of the federal tax system, just to name a few.

These rather Draconian measures liken Mr. Trump to a modern-day version of Robin Hood — steal from the poor people and the middle-class, and give to the rich! I will wager that I am not the only one who saw this coming. How many out there wish they had just stayed home on election day or voted for Hillary Clinton?

But be of good cheer! We are only four months into The Donald’s “first” term, and surely there will be many, many good things in store for the American people!

— W.L. Poole

Salisbury

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