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Letter: Obamacare/Chuck McDougald
November 14, 2013, 05:00 AM Letter

Editor,

In the weekend edition, Nov 9-10, Mr. McDougald outlines an opinion piece (”Obamacare, we hardly knew ye”) posted in the Wall Street Journal, submitted by a San Diego woman with stage four gall bladder cancer. She is losing her life sustaining PPO insurance policy and has nowhere else to turn for the immediate future. This is the flip side of the wonders that the Affordable Care Act will provide. She is one of the few who has individual policies that are being cancelled as they do not comply with the new Affordable Care Act requirements.

This of course is offset by the many who will be able to have insurance someday under the new government program. The sorry fact here is that big government put this all together by politicians with no concern other than to win political points at home at any cost. I doubt that any private business would be paid a nickel by you or I, for turning out this excuse for a nonfunctioning program beset with so many problems, affecting so many people.

Here in Silicon Valley, with all its technology and code writing expertise, a better plan could have been created, at a better price, without the political nonsense. Of course, we had to do something.

Rick Zobelein

San Mateo

 

 

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