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Letters to the editor, April 12

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Sad truth

Trump supporters who are now puzzled by his shift away from campaign promises can take heart from his one consistency. The man who told one whopper after another is still at the top of his game.

The Washington Post fact-checking last week found that in his first 77 days, the president made 367 "false or misleading claims." Sad. But that's the truth.

Mark Spencer,
Cross Roads

Medicare for all

The recent rejection by Congress to repeal Obamacare and replace it with an even worse GOP health care plan reflects the fact that even angry Republicans understand we need to provide affordable health care coverage for all citizens

Now, more than ever, we need to push Congress to join the rest of the industrialized world and institute a universal, single-payer program.

It's not socialized medicine as some claim. There will be no more rationing of health care than currently exists with private insurers.

And most importantly, you will not be paying more -- maybe even less -- than you currently are in premiums, out-of-pocket expenses and high deductibles on the private health care plans.

This is Medicare for all and for those of us who already have Medicare, this insurance covers most of what needs to be covered.

Don't let your Congress critter convince you it's not affordable or it's not practical. They are paid by the insurance industry to protect their for-profit companies.

The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, H.R. 676, has been structured and supported by the Physicians for a National Health Program. This can be found on their website here -- ttp://www.pnhp.org/facts/what-is-single-payer.

We can only change this critical issue and make health care available to all if people take action and ignore the nay-sayers about this.

Larry Beck, 

Denton