universal health care

Universal health care is needed

This is a pitch for a better form of universal healthcare. I took a good friend to the ER today because he has no medical insurance. The ER doc said he’s so sick that he’ll be ...

US spending its way into a hole

As it stands now, Medicare has future “unfunded liabilities” of $89 trillion (from 2009 HHS report to Congress), Social Security is about $18 trillion (from 2009 SSA report to ...

Pool money to insure all

In regards to the article about Anthem Blue Cross raising their rates anywhere from 30 percent to 39 percent for individual insurers, I have a question. The GOP says that if we Ca ...

Republicans barking up the wrong tree

The Republicans in the 2008 election took to warning us of impending “socialism” if the Democrats won the election. What a joke; Bush, in his eight years as President, did his ...

Can we survive being saved?

In the 1960s you saved us from fluoride in our water. In the 1970s you said you were saving old people from property taxes, but gave us Proposition 13 instead. Welcome to the wo ...

Don’t miss chance to push for universal health care

As a nation we cannot afford to miss this opportunity to have universal, single payer health care, as passage of the HR 876 will bring us. The cost will be far less for the natio ...

Universal health care plan is the best solution

We are wondering when we as a nation, and the town of Auburn Calif., will come to understand what we are sacrificing with less than good health care. Many of us have health care co ...