Just as the crusades for "affordable housing" ended up producing disasters like public housing and a ruinous real estate market, so many of the same politicians are now carrying on a crusade for "affordable health care." Expect the same results. No message has been more welcomed by the gullible, in countries around the world and throughout history, than the promise of something for nothing.
I am an American, too. Proud and working hard to get America back on its feet. Right now it seems that Uncle Sam is on his knees trying to carry all this debt we have compiled in our great United States. Let's give him (and us) a hand by defeating this terrible health care bill.
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I am very much in favor of President Barack Obama's health care reform. Please help with passing HR3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. It is so important that we have this. Let's make it a time to pass the most important legislation of the last few decades. Thank you.
The Senate is ready to debate its version of health care "reform."
My wife Cathy lost her battle with cancer on Nov. 18. We fought this deadly disease for 10 years with strength and determination. She will be missed big time.
Consider this a Thanksgiving postcript.
So, you call yourself a "Libertarian?" You're not alone. But do you fully understand a term that has been sloppily coined and deceptively marketed?
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill to deal with the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has won a temporary reprieve in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields - deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the governments whose citizens died.
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.