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Published: Monday, December 9, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Government


Perhaps officials should be tested

Recently, my husband and I got a letter that our doctor is leaving her practice. This is the second doctor we have had to say goodbye to. We are both on Medicare.
Before too much longer, we may be going to Les Schwab to get our blood pressure tested!
Why don't we give our politicians an IQ test before they run for office. Then we could really have small government.

Nancy Bland
Stanwood
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