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Daines is a pawn of the Tea Party

2014-05-06T00:00:00Z 2014-05-06T14:51:05Z Daines is a pawn of the Tea Party The Billings Gazette
May 06, 2014 12:00 am

Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., claims to be a fifth generation Montanan which is not true; he was born in Van Nuys, Calif.

We need to check Daines voting record. Daines voted against the Obamacare Act, but it has over eight million supporters and is still growing.

Thanks to Daines, the Tea Party and the Republican-controlled state House, there are thousands of poor Montanans who still don't have health insurance.

Daines voted against the minimum wage, to privatize Medicare, cut taxes for the wealthy, to shut down the federal government. That hurt the lower income people and cut food stamps.

Daines is a pawn for the Tea Party, Americans for Prosperity, Ted Cruz and Paul Ryan. Daines and the Republican Tea Party are strictly for the rich and don't care about the middle or poor class.

Daines and his fellow Republicans want a two class system, the real rich and the real poor, so they can control everything.

I would like to know why people who have so little to give are willing to give so much and yet the people like Daines and his fellow Republicans with so much to give are only willing to give a little, except for things that help the rich.

We don't need people like Daines, Cruz, Ryan or the Republican Party to tell us how to live our lives. We need to stand up for what the middle class stands for and not let "Big Money" control our future.

Ron Kuneff

Billings

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