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Health care reform
November 27, 2009
Health care thoughts
Dear Editor, As the debate on Health care reform grows and neither side can agree on what is best for America, I think we the people need to make sure that the powers that be really have our best interests in mind. Let's face it some of our elected officials can lose sight of why...
November 27, 2009 - 1:26am
November 20, 2009
Health care problem
Dear Editor, In light of all the publicity around health care reform, I thought this would be a good time to share my story as an example of why health insurance is so expensive. This past May I was seen at a clinic for what I thought was a fingernail infection. The doctor said...
November 20, 2009 - 1:40am
Dislikes plan and Ron Kind
Dear Editor, Now that the universal health care plan has been supported by our representative Ron Kind we can take a little peek as to what's in the 2,100 pages. 1. A $400 billion cut in Medicare. Either the state picks up the additional cost or the person who gets the insurance...
November 20, 2009 - 1:20am
Dislikes Ron Kind and health care bill
Dear Editor, Congressman Ron Kind has long positioned himself as a friend of the small businesses and senior citizens. On Nov. 7, he proved that to be a lie by voting for the House health reform bill (H.R. 3962). The proof comes in a report from the Chief Actuary of Medicare and...
November 20, 2009 - 1:20am
Not following constitution
Dear Editor, We should make government be responsible and follow the rules laid out in the constitution. There is nowhere in the constitution that allows government to take money from people for government health care or be in charge of dispensing health care.
November 20, 2009 - 1:19am
November 13, 2009
Can't afford 'health plan'
Dear Editor, Are you ready for 111 new government healthcare bureaucracies? How about the newly revealed and frightening cost of government healthcare? Reform is needed, but certainly not a government takeover. Call Senators Feingold (202-224-5323) and Kohl (202 224-5653) today...
November 13, 2009 - 1:32am
A move to 'Marxism'
Dear Editor, With the presentation of the ridiculously long and convoluted 2000-plus page House bill to be voted on shortly there's one thing that's certain; this bill will create the biggest boondoggle for citizens ever seen in any government, world-wide. Inside the pages of this...
November 13, 2009 - 1:30am
November 9, 2009
Health care reform approved by U.S. House; Wisconsin reports party-line vote
The U.S. Senate may not pass health care reform any time soon. Moderates and conservatives say they have the votes to wage a filibuster against the government-run insurance option approved by the House on Saturday night. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is looking for middle ground,...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
November 6, 2009
Dislikes care plan
Dear Editor, If you are considering the merits of government healthcare reform, consider this. What do you intend to do if you don't like what you get? Regardless of what Congress is saying today about a public option to increase competition, the President and several senior members...
November 6, 2009 - 1:47am
November 2, 2009
Some families would see tax increase under Senate version of health care reform
A number of Wisconsin families would get an immediate tax increase under the Senate Finance Committee's version of health care reform. It would start taxing health plans which cost $21,000 a year for family coverage, and $8,000 for singles beginning in 2013. The House Democratic...
November 2, 2009 - 9:04am
October 30, 2009
Concerned with reform
Dear Editor, Health care reform is important and very much needed. It is doubtful that anyone would argue with that but have you ever wondered how our government can promise to cover tens of millions more people and yet it be "deficit neutral" as our president has promised? Here's...
October 30, 2009 - 1:29am
October 16, 2009
Obama and health care
Dear Editor, I am not racist, and respect the commander in chief. No one should favor the status quo on health care. We do need change in this country, but with Mr. Obama we do not get change, we get Carter polices with a glossy finish. Nice words do not alter this republic's slow...
October 16, 2009 - 1:15am
October 2, 2009
Thoughts on health care
Dear Editor, It's amazing how worked up some people become over imaginary threats. Despite thorough debunking in the more reputable press, many still torment themselves over worries of "death panels" and "rationing," should health care reform become a reality in our country. At...
October 2, 2009 - 1:28am
Feingold stops in county to listen to constituents
U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold knew what he was in for as he walked toward New Richmond High School last Wednesday. Feingold had scheduled his St....
September 2, 2009 - 12:02pm
August 27, 2009
Large crowds rally in Green Bay and Madison on national health care
The debate on national health care reform was heard loud and clear at two large events in Wisconsin last night. More than 1,700 opponents of the current House reform package attended a discussion in Middleton, held by the conservative Americans for Prosperity. And around 450 supporters...
August 27, 2009 - 9:01am