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Looking for a straight answer

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You get to the point you just want a straight answer from somebody in government.

It's like my good friend who died in February from lung cancer. He had been getting lots of cheerleading answers he did not trust. He looked at his doctor and said, "Hey, doc, give it to me straight."

The news was not good, but it was honest and respectful of my friend. He thanked the doctor and shook his hand. That's the kind of information the American people need. We've had enough secrecy and fairy tales.

For the original essay, go to THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING at:

http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/189

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