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Nation divided over health care, or is it bridge to unity?
Ventura County Star

To the union man in the Raiders jersey who has made his living by cutting meat for some 30 years, “us” means working-class people.

On the other side are “them.” They’re the people without jobs, living off the government dime and, in his mind, gaming the system.

“It’s always us and them,” said Bobby Marin, of Thousand Oaks, two hours before fireworks Wednesday night, complaining that the people without jobs seem to do as well as he does working as a grocery store butcher.