Many people are talking about "health care" and how "the government" has some responsibility to step forward and make sure they have some form of affordable insurance. Many letters to that effect have been published right here in The Signal.
At this time, I consider myself very fortunate. I have a job and health insurance. I say "at this time" because in the current economy that could change tomorrow. I have been between jobs and the options available for continued health care are really non options. The way I see it, the insurance companies are driving this debate. They want to maintain control so they can keep their huge profits. I keep hearing competition is ...
In case our Congressman doesn't know it ("Leave government out of health care," Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, Opinion, July 19), he is already part of a government-run health care system called the Government Employees Health Benefits Program.
Regarding "Leave government out of health care" (Howard P. "Buck" Mckeon, Opinion, July 19): I am very proud to have Congressman McKeon as my representative in Congress. He has his head on straight. It is really a shame we can not have this kind of representation from the Democrats who are in power.
Sylvia Acuna thinks everyone should get what Congress gets in the way of health care ("All Americans need health care," Opinion, July 16).
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2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 3/4 cup 2% milk 1/2 cup half and half, heavy cream or milk 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar Salt 1 cup Starbucks Coffee ice cream Bring milk, half and half, chocolate, sugar and salt just to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium ...
2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 1/2 cup pure maple or pancake syrup 2 tablespoons heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 2 prepared waffles, heated according to package directions 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring syrup, cream and butter to a boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove ...
Those who criticize the U.S. for some of the few blemishes that our form of democracy exhibits are essentially un-American.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes 1 cup sweetened whipped cream, plus extra for topping 1/2 cup mascarpone* 1/3 cup strong-brewed Starbucks coffee or espresso 1 cup chopped crunchy ladyfinger cookies 1 cup Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino ice cream Fold 1/4 cup whipped cream into mascar­pone in medium bowl. Fold in remaining whipped cream; set aside. Spoon 1/2 of mascarpone mixture into 2 parfait dishes. Sprinkle about ...
2 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 1 can (12 ounces) chilled cream soda 1 cup Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino ice cream 2 dollops sweetened whipped cream Evenly divide chocolate syrup into 2 tall glasses. Scoop 1/4 cup ice cream into each glass. Add soda, then top with remaining ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream.
2 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes 2 medium bananas, sliced 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup heavy or whipping cream 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons dark or light rum 2 slices prepared pound cake (about 1/2 inch thick), toasted 1 cup Starbucks Caramel Macchiato ice cream Bring bananas, sugar, cream, butter and rum to a boil ...
Baseball is one of America 's leading sports and it also a significant business. The thirty teams in Major League Baseball have an average value of $482 million, but one team, the New York Yankees, is worth an estimated $1.5 billion. In 2008, ticket sales and television revenue grew to $5.8 billion. That number is expected to fall this year due to the decline of discretionary spending by consumers.
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Individual tickets for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2009-2010 season at College of the Canyons will go on sale at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 13.
KEN Last weekend West Ranch High School participated in the 10th annual Student Television Network Convention (STN), a broadcast and filmmaking competition, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown LA. Although met with harsh time constraints and the competition of over 150 other schools from across the nation, the West Ranch Television crew placed extremely well, taking home 5 awards. Congratulations to Christopher Konecnik, Sydney Malcolm, and Edan Morag for Second Place Commentary; Karina Corona ...
As an American, no matter Republican or Democrat, a trip to the Presidential Inauguration is the thrill of a lifetime.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlaf's lead yet again, sticking the Anaheim Ducks for the long term.
Recently my wife unearthed some old Signal newspapers, one of which contained a letter to the editor I had written. The Signal printed that letter on May 17, 1996.
Maybe you remember when you were a kid and you poured a giant glass of orange juice, and your mother said something like this: "Take it easy! Orange juice is expensive, and you're drinking it like it's water!"
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.
The tours of the White House have been canceled by the President. How dare he do such a thing?
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A longtime Northern California politician pleaded guilty Monday to a dozen charges that he used campaign donations and taxpayer funds to fuel what he described as a gambling addiction.