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More Tea Party Magic: The Letter of the Week

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The best letter to the editor in Montana this week goes to Julian Lemaster from Billings, who knows his federal taxation policies. This choice excerpt only captures a portion of the magic:

Medicare, Medicaid, U.S. Postal Service, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the list goes on. Social Security is not socialism because workers pay into it; therefore, they have a right to it.

The only surprise? That this guy isn’t the Republican candidate for State Auditor.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a seventeen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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