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I’ve had insurance with the same company for over 30 years. Last year, I got a speeding ticket and my daughter had a wreck. Needless to say my insurance company is not going to renew my policy.

Our lawmakers force us to have insurance and the insurance companies charge you what they want to charge you. I’ve checked around and so far the only company that will give me insurance wants $2,000 more a year.

If you think forced insurance is a good thing, you need to think again. As long as corporations run this country, poor people like me don’t stand a chance.

Nothing the government does is going to be good for us. All they are going to look after is the corporations that give them money. So next time you see one of your state representatives, tell him thanks for selling us out.

Tim Thrasher
Gainesville

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