AHCA: No deal, GOP

Print Article

I am covered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage, so I am not affected by this AHCA unless you also start playing with Medicare. However, I paid attention to this GOP proposal on how it might affect the general public. I must say that it puzzles me how the less educated public can understand this confusing act. I graduated with an MBA from the University of Chicago and I can perfectly understand what is going on: The old GOP approach of taking from the poor and giving to the rich is only part of it. Here I donít even want to bother you by pointing out other obvious shortcomings like voluntary insurance coverage.

Because of eight years of uninterrupted Republican obstruction, the ACA (Obamacare or was it really Romneycare?) was never the ideal solution, but it can be improved!

I cannot comprehend how politicians can seriously try to sell this American Health Care Act to the less fortunate and less educated who actually voted for Trump and the GOP.

I think AHCA really stands for Amateur Health Care Act.

JUERGEN NOLTHENIUS

Coeur díAlene

Print Article

Read More Letters to the Editor

KNEE: Love vs. hate

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Everyone has been watching athletes taking a knee during our national anthem as a protest against what they see as a litany of wrongs with America. A large portion of the viewing public is angry at t...

Comments

Read More

PROTEST: A better way

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press I recently found on Wikipedia, 407,300 service men and women died in World War II. I read elsewhere that on average we lost 6,600 American soldiers per MONTH, thatís about 220 a DAY. Think about that...

Comments

Read More

TRUMP: Working for Putin

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press What is happening to America in this 21st century? Until January 2016, we were a progressive country under a forward-thinking leader, who was eager to support technology for clean energy and was conc...

Comments

Read More

NEGLECT: Faith-healing failures

October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press The Idaho Legislature can and should act to save children dying from faith-based medical neglect. Recently three innocent children died in a matter of two months from preventable illnesses. In the...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2017 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X