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Carnival's departure will take jobs with it

Helen Delich Bentley hit it right on the nose: "Do they [the EPA] want people to work or do they want them to go on welfare?" ("Carnival has plans to ship out of port," June 28).

Just look at the record number of people on welfare and the continuing high unemployment rate and you know what President Obama's answer is.

Lyle Rescott, Marriottsville

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