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Negative campaigns aside, we live in a great country

By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation

There is an old story told of the man who continually complained because he had no shoes. He didn’t like walking with nothing to protect his feet. Having no shoes was uncomfortable and forced him to make his way more slowly than most.

One day while walking along a road, complaining to himself how much he disliked not having any shoes, he encountered a man sitting by the side of the road. He saw the man had a tin cup with which to accept the charity of others. Then he looked down to where the man’s feet should have been, and he realized this beggar had no feet.

Our man with no shoes experienced a big...

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