W. Duane Adkinson: Age-old rhetoric

February 14, 2013 

Age-old rhetoric

I sat in the visitor’s gallery of the N.C. Senate on Feb. 13 and witnessed a cold-hearted majority of our representatives reduce by one-third the unemployment compensation checks of our unemployed brothers and sisters as well as cutting the length of time of coverage.

In nearly eight decades on this earth, I am convinced all political rhetoric boils down to this: The Republicans care about money, and the Democrats care about people.

W. Duane Adkinson, Garner

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