Even one death is a catastrophe

OlympiaFebruary 10, 2014 

This is a rebuke of James R. Carlson’s letter of Jan. 27 chastising an unknown previous letter writer for calling the killing of four Americans a “catastrophe.” Carlson believes that thousands or hundreds of thousands or more, must die for an event to be called a catastrophe.

I am of the opinion that when you’re talking about people dying, needlessly, it only takes one, period (as your president would say). And, by the way, Barack Obama is not just your president, he is the president of the United States of America, all 400 million-plus of us.

I assume you believe that your president who has foisted many verbal lies on the American public in last five years should not be vilified. Example: “If you like your insurance, you can keep it, period.”

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