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Good-bye America


When you look at what is going on in Congress today with the political posturing and in-fighting, one can only shake their heads and call it hopeless. We had this flicker of hope that the elections would finally bring change. The president appointed a committee to point us in the right direction, to try and crawl out of the debt we are mired in but both parties have rejected their advice. The Republicans want to keep pandering to the rich; the Democrats can't stop the entitlement programs.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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