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Open Forum: Try to understand the real issues


As some view it there may be much in common between the “Occupy Brainerd” people and the Tea Party. They are both protesting our do- nothing dysfunctional government and want change. The Tea Party wants to elect responsible representatives, but I am not sure what type of government the people behind the megaphones really want. Seems like they want to spread the wealth among all and this gets awful close to socialism which may sound good but has failed miserably in other countries.

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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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