Think about your vote's impact on middle class

2012-11-03T00:00:00Z Think about your vote's impact on middle class nwitimes.com
November 03, 2012 12:00 am

I am a registered nurse. I worked almost my whole career in intensive career. There I was able to practice my healing craft. The nurse:patient staffing ratio allows you to give the care you were taught to give.

Hospitals try to save money by short staffing you, the patients lose. Profit is the bottom line. Nursing broke my heart.

I am so sick of the politicians, especially rich Republicans, kicking around Romney's 47 percent. They are going after the union, the teachers, the police, the retired, the nurses, the poor.

Greed rules this world. Politicians have sold their souls to the devil. Republicans and Democrats used to solve problems and work together.

My niece, who is an excellent elementary teacher, is talking about being a cashier at Strack's. She's totally hurt at the way teachers in Indiana are being kicked around.

Think before you vote. We need a middle class. The middle class spends their money. They don't hide it offshore.

- Kathleen Mercer, Lake Station

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