In response to your letter writers who inaccurately accuse President Barack Obama and Congress of all sorts of exaggerated ills, might I point out some facts.
In just two years, Obama has:
â€¢ Cut taxes for 95 percent of working families and sent stimulus checks to millions of Americans.
â€¢ Signed 16 different tax cuts for small businesses, which will stimulate job growth.
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â€¢ Passed health care reform that will stop insurance companies from denying you coverage or dropping your coverage because you're sick; make preventive care free; and allow our children to stay on our policies until they are 26.
â€¢ Made benefits available to pay living expenses for veterans who go to school.
â€¢ Passed Wall Street reform that protects consumers and prohibits many of the things that got us into this recession.
â€¢ Stopped mortgage lenders from taking advantage of homeowners and stopped credit card companies from hitting you with hidden fees or jacking up your rates without any reason.
â€¢ Started investing again in American research and technology for clean energy projects that will protect our environment and create jobs.
â€¢ Fixed the student loan system by making loans available directly to students.
â€¢ Ended our combat mission in Iraq.
Only you can decide if you want this type of progress to continue when you go to the polls Nov. 2.
Peg SchlichtemeierLady's Island