Opinion







Expanding Medicaid bad idea

By JAMES TAYLOR,

When policymakers debate “Medicaid expansion,” they are properly considering whether to expand Medicaid to able-bodied, childless adults earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. For some reason, the ACA deemed this population as most worthy of coverage, offering a 90 percent funding match.







Age is a work of art

By LOTTIE BOGGAN,

Dressed for a dinner at the Country Club, I found myself in a much shorter line than the buffet; instead of dining on a gourmet meal, I spent my evening visiting a Doc in a Box clinic. And no. I had not yet made it to cocktail hour.


Bird hunting wins the prize

By JEFF NORTH,

Hunting is more than just the pursuit of a game animal or fowl. Though by pure definition, this accurately describes the connotation of the word. If, however, we were satisfied with just this, “the pursuit,” we would have tragically missed what the real meaning brings to those of us who, put simply, live for.


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