health care

Celebrate care reform progress

Death panels, government takeover of the health care system, cutting our Medicare benefits – media opinion shapers who make their money using angry sensationalism — and self-se ...

'Obamacare' a recipe for disaster

I am amazed at the writers who suggest that Obamacare is wonderful. They have been very misinformed in my estimation. This is another huge Government program that will cause prices ...

Reform passage means victory

I am happy that we now have affordable health care for 32 million Americans. We have been denied health insurance coverage because of pre-existing conditions. Finally, insurance ...

Thanks for US health reform

I wanted to thank Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein for helping to pass health care reform. Many people in the Auburn area think that our new legislation is socialism but in real ...

One illness from bankruptcy

Every time I think about the passage of the health care reform bill I find myself feeling excited, not just for myself but for everyone in America. For too long insurance companie ...

Observe civility regarding vote

I object to the “editorial” you published on March 25. You publish Kathleen Parker’s views without regard to fact or reason, as if it is interesting or even worthwhile for ou ...

Nuns stepped up for health care

Congratulations to the U.S. Catholic nuns who defied the bishops and supported the health care bill. Most Catholic nuns are teachers or nurses and deal with people. They work i ...

Stop crying and help the nation

Before these Republican “mouths” put another foot in their own mouths, we need to remind them that Mr. (George W.) Bush was in charge when weapons of mass deception was used as ...

For-profit health care inefficient

The inefficiencies of requiring hundreds of different forms for submitting claims costs health care providers 12 percent — 20 percent of the money providers receive for services ...

Workers comp a major waste

Our government doesn’t belong in our health care. They control workers comp and the only advice I can give people is don’t get hurt at work. You’re turned into a human guine ...

Thumbs down on single payer

Bob McGee, in “Most lack a health care plan” (Reader Input, March 10), states that most Americans want a single payer health care system. The polls have obviously shown otherw ...

Help the USA move forward

After reading Diana Pryor’s stirring defense of Fox “News” (Reader Input, Feb. 22) and seeing many other opinions in the Journal that can only be described as Obama hatred, I ...

Nation needs big cleanup

Lately reading all the letters, I felt I have to contribute. I am 79 so I have seen a lot since voting and I am proud to say I am a Republican since Ronald Reagan was president. O ...

Big problems need fixing

In answer to the letter by Ann Laman in the Jan 3 edition of the Journal, we are in desperate need of a change in health care, energy and education. No matter how bad any health c ...

Our View: McClintock speaks candidly about what’s going on

Congressman Tom McClintock was in the Auburn area Friday, listening to residents’ concerns and visiting with constituents. He stopped by the Auburn Journal offices for a 30-minu ...