Questions that you should have: Should I sell stock I own in private health-care corporations? Do I trust the government to do any better than my insurance carrier? Why did the president want to rush this thing through before anyone had a chance to read it? Can medical care actually be any better?
Congress is in recess for August and has not yet voted on any specifics. Look at House Resolution 3200 and communicate with your congressman and both senators as to your feelings. It is time that Congress actually hears from the people before making decisions that so radically change what the majority has basically been satisfied with.
Health-care reform is long overdue
Your Mailbag on Saturday carried four letters about health-care reform. The three letters against were the same generalist arguments: Government can’t do anything right; it’s too expensive; we can’t afford change; and it’s all the illegal immigrants’ fault. Only the personal letter relating the hardship Jennifer Rabuchin’s family has faced rang true (“Medicaid is example of good health care,” Aug. 1).