affordable care act

Reader Input: What’s wrong with the ACA?

Why do so many Americans despise or dislike the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? I believe the ACA has provided first-time health insurance to over 10 million Americans. I don’t ...

Reader input: Help those who really need it

Today I visited one of my best friend’s 24-year-old son in a nursing home here in Auburn. He was hit by a car almost a year ago and suffered massive brain trauma. His recover ...

Reader Input: Obama succeeds, despite Congress

Repeatedly, Nobel Laureate (economics) Paul Krugman has praised President Barack Obama and his administration for its actions in the face of blind opposition, which started in a Wa ...

Reader Input: What will we leave for future?

I think I have had it with the whole political process. The constant barrage of TV ads ... most are misleading and some outright lies. I know Placer County is a heavy Republican ...

Another View: Freedom and personal responsibility

Do you want to try a little experiment? All you need is a newspaper like this one and a nice cup of freshly brewed coffee in hand. Flip through the newspaper from beginning to end ...

Another View: Moving toward patient-centered care for veterans

On Sept. 28, 2013, Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who had grappled with cancer in the past, had blood in his urine. He and rushed to the Phoenix Veterans Health A ...

Reader Input: Abolish ACA immediately

One has to believe the fact that 75 - 85 percent of U.S. citizens know this bill, generated by one man’s vision, who believes in socialist medical care more than the people w ...

Reader Input: Before signing, read Medi-Cal fine print

If you’re between the ages of 55 and 64 and newly qualified for Medi-Cal because of the Affordable Care Act, take care to read the fine print before you sign up. The Estate ...

Another View: Politics gives life to Dante’s 3rd deadly sin

Earlier this year as I began reading Dante’s Divine Comedy, the classic epic poem of his guided tour from the horrors of hell to the lights of heaven, three state senators we ...

Another View: Steering Auburn toward 2020: 4 key steps

Typhoons, whether real or if we think of them in a metaphoric sense, can suddenly and unexpectedly alter history and our lives. First, let’s consider the real thing. In Dec ...

Reader Input: ACA is what keeps children covered

John Manuola states that the Affordable Care Act must go (“ACA crippling many; time for it to go,” Reader Input, May 15). From reading his letter, it is clear that Jo ...

Reader Input: ACA crippling many; time for it to go

Like many of their political heroes, many liberals would like us to simply stop talking about the issues that make their party’s policies look putrid. But so long as these po ...

Reader input: Get the ACA fundamentals straight

Ron Paskey submitted a letter asserting that the ACA (Affordable Care Act) is hurting the country (“ACA is hurting the country,” Reader Input, May 2). But like so man ...

Reader Input: ACA is hurting the country

Re: “ACA is here and working,” (Reader Input, April 30). Ron Lowe says the Affordable Care Act is not a disaster and is helping millions. When the ACA started and 1 ...

Reader Input: ACA is here and working

Affordable Care Act: Republican predictions that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would be a disaster have turned out to baseless as the law is helping millions of Americans get ...