Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



The writer says people who stay home are helping all of us by not working at jobs that put us at risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Again today, there is a news item about a family being evicted from their home. This one was in Houston, but the story is the same, except this time the police started a GoFundMe page for them and others like them.

But why should (families) depend on getting publicity and pity? Shouldn't a great country be able to make sure that hard working people get a cut of what they produce?

In particular, with the pandemic still a factor in unemployment, shouldn't the country be taking care of the people who are helping us all by not working at jobs that put us at risk for COVID-19? If we are not able to employ waiters or Christmas Santas, shouldn't we make sure they can pay for rent, food and medical care?

I hope everyone will take this into consideration when they vote. After all, your job could be next.

Gail Johnson, Gresham

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