Letter: Middle class, poor still being treated unfairly




I was reading the paper, and Floyd Shirrel’s letter to the editor (Jan.13) seriously disturbed me. I had some points I’d like to address.

Young people have a hard time today being self-sufficient because most jobs are a dead end and you’re making just enough money to pay the rent, never mind food — and good luck getting our employers to offer any kind of benefits (including health insurance).

We also have a hard time going to school because most of our parents are middle class and can’t continue to support us past 18.

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