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Let freedom ring

Every time the subject of vouchers for private/Christian education comes up, the liberals scream about using so called “public money” to fund private education. I guess I must be sort of slow, and maybe someone could explain how my property tax (read “government lease”) suddenly becomes “public money”. About 60 percent of it goes to government schools, and then if I send my kids to private schools I pay again. It seems as though I am forced to pay for your kids’ education and then pay for mine also. Seems like double billing to me. Private schools are turning out a much better product for less than half the cost of government schools. Why anyone would fight to send their kids to inferior schools and force me to pay for them defies credibility.

If we really believed in freedom, every legitimate American citizen would be guaranteed a voucher for 12 years of education at any school of their choice and at anytime in their life. That would truly be “the right to choose.”

Let freedom ring!

Ross Talbott

New Castle

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