Thursday, May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

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Letter: Nothing from government is free


I’ve just about had it with the word “free”!

Let me say this straight up: I am not against giving the American people N95 face masks. My point is it’s not “free.” Let’s change the wording to what it truly is. It is a taxpayer-funded N95 face mask.

If the federal, state or local governments say they are going to give you something “free,” you are receiving it because they have chosen to use taxpayer dollars to pay for it.

Free COVID-19 vaccine, free COVID-19 testing, free face mask. When you hear the word “free” on the national and local news, remember it is code for taxpayer funded.

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