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Reader Input: ‘Entitlement’ word provokes

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The word “entitlement” has been used more often by politicians, fellow Americans and the media than any other word this past year. The word is often used as a weapon of bias against fellow Americans.

Definition of ENTITLEMENT:

1a: the state or condition of being entitled: RIGHT 1b: a right to benefits specified, especially by law or contract

2: a government program providing benefits to members of a specified group;

also: funds supporting or distributed by such a program

3: a belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain privileges

Synonyms: allocation, allotment, annuity, appropriation, grant, subsidy, subvention.

I will ascertain that some of you chose definition number three. That is the definition that creates bias. By choosing three, you are buying into a subversive bias against your fellow Americans. You are doing exactly what the powers that be want you to do.

Your bias is then directed toward military Americans, senior retired Americans and children of the future America.

I would encourage all to think deeply before throwing the word entitlement around as a weapon of bias against your fellow Americans. That American is or could be your father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, aunt, uncle, grandchild and/or yourself.

CHERIE HOLM, Meadow Vista