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July 28, 2015

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Letter to the editor:

Is this war still worth fighting?

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Forty-seven years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared War on Poverty, citing the fact that some 12 million Americans went to bed hungry every night. Today, we have 49 million people receiving food stamps — well, it is now debit cards to save the recipients from embarrassment at the exit counter.

As our liberals ask about every American war they do not like:

1. What is the definition of victory in this war on hunger and poverty?

2. What is our exit strategy in this war now in its 47th year?

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