Katrina 'victims' failed themselves

Recently as I started to read The Augusta Chronicle, one of the headlines read " 'Government has failed all of us' " (Aug. 30).

I am sick of hearing about Katrina "victims." They chose to live there. Moreover, taxpayers don't owe them anything. I pay for my home and the insurance, and I do not expect the government to give me a handout. No government - whether local, state or federal - has any money except what they have collected from taxpayers, of which I am one, and I don't owe those victims anything. They should take responsibility for their actions, and their lives, and do for themselves.

This country could save a lot of money also by stopping all welfare to everyone who is not elderly or infirm.

Don Turner, Grovetown

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Wed, 06/28/2017 - 00:24

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