Medicaid

Republicans kicked can down the road

One of the tenets of the Republican Party is smaller government. Tuesday we lost an opportunity with the passage of the bill in the House raising the debt ceiling. The story not b ...

Why won’t the rich pay their share?

We are losing services all over the country. Parks, libraries and summer pools are closing. We’ve seen cuts to firefighters and to police, cuts to the prison system, to teachers, ...

Gaines may end Medicare

In recent articles there have been reports of Beth Gaines readying for her takeover of the vacant assembly seat. I hope that the senior voters and their families all agree that el ...

Government entities are flops

Polls have increasingly showed that the vast majority of Americans do not want the government getting more involved with health care and health insurance. Yet President Obama, Harr ...

Update health care reasonably

It was good to see a voice of reason in the opinion by T. Bacharach of Colfax (Reader Input, Aug. 27). The worst thing that could happen to the people of this country is to have go ...

Healthcare Reform Requires Calculated Prudence

Congress’s present attempts to reform our healthcare system are desperately needed but gravely misguided. By focusing on the expansion of care to the uninsured before addressing ...

Get health care like in Europe

We need to make changes in our country to make things better, to make better health care. Why couldn’t we do like Europe does where health care is paid for by the government, ins ...