Letters to the Editor

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    Obamacare succeeds

    Well, despite all the hand-wringing and various right-wing scare tactics, the Affordable Care Act is working well. Through the ACA, more than 8 million people have enrolled in exchange plans, more than predicted. They've been able to purchase relatively affordable insurance on a sliding scale, based...

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    Job creation is Obama's issue

    In response to a letter from Gene Robke: Actually no president can create jobs. Were jobs not doing good during President Bush's term? No, but when President Obama first got into office, the unemployment went up to around 11 percent or so for his first year, then went down to about 8 percent and...

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    Taxes or raises? Pick one

    Instead of business owners making the only sacrifice by raising the minimum wage, how about we ask the government to sacrifice?

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    Seniors have earned a helping hand

    As director of the Millstadt Senior Center, I see firsthand the benefit of a hot meal program for senior citizens. Hot, nutritious meals are provided at the center Monday through Friday for those seniors who drive or receive transportation on the township bus. Volunteers, through Meals on Wheels...

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    Let the cattle graze free

    This is in agreement with letter writers in the BND last Thursday.

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    Why defend a thief?

    What kind of American would defend a Republican millionaire who is stealing our tax money and con-sider the thief a patriot? Answer: Fox News commentators Sean Hannity and Mike Huckabee and letter writers Betty L. McCoy and Lew Hiatt.

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    Why prescribing law is needed

    The Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois represents the 708, 377 and 553 boards charged with assessing, prioritizing and supporting with local tax revenue the mental health, substance use disorder and developmental disability systems of care in their communities. They intersect...

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    All immigrants welcome

    I have met many Mexican- Americans who are very devout Catholics. Others I have met are of a different faith, but it makes no difference; most are very good people.

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    Conned again in Illinois

    Will the people of Illinois ever wake up and realize what a bunch of incompetent con artists we have running our state? Our wonderful Democratic legislature and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have decided to spend $100 million of our money, which we don't have, to help build a library in Chicago for...

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    Illinois' Medicaid program inspires no confidence

    Have you ever played the game of guessing whether a celebrity is dead or alive? It's amazing how often you guess wrong.

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