Letter: Assistance should be last to cut

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So the House of Representatives voted to cut food stamps. The people on foods stamps need them to survive. Most come up short at the end of the month so let's not cut their assistance.

Let the people vote to cut the House, Senate and all government pay. See how they cope with that. Cut all government paychecks by 40 percent — that would probably save the government billions of dollars each year. They don't need that much money they are getting now to live on. Billions of dollars will be saved for the voters, for we, the people. And let's give people on Social Security a $10,000 raise.

After cutting government paychecks, we can start future raises at 1 percent and see what they say about that.

Carl J. Hatton

Vancouver