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Politicians battle for stronger healthcare bill

Politicians battle for stronger healthcare bill

Grant Hietpas, Camera Editor

October 20, 2017

With the failure of the Graham Cassidy Bill, many are wondering what comes next in the debate surrounding government provided healthcare.  It is extremely important to understand this debate if America is to protect both the health and the liberty of American citizens. While its importance is un...

Potential Obamacare repeal could lack protections

Potential Obamacare repeal could lack protections

McKenzie Bohlig, Copy Editor

February 13, 2017

"The Affordable Care Act seeks to lower healthcare costs by making sure more people participate and receive preventive care while prohibiting some of the insurance industry's more restrictive practices," stated. Obamacare allows millions of uninsured Americans to have access to ...

Free healthcare in the U.S. may help those in need

Free healthcare in the U.S. may help those in need

Dylan Andres, Social Media Reporter

February 26, 2016

The number of American citizens that did not have health insurance was 47.9 million in 2012. That is just over 15 percent of the United States population, according to As one of the richest nations in the world, no American-born citizen should go without healthcare. The peo...

Obamacare is worth the wait

Obamacare is worth the wait

Kelly Roehrig

December 13, 2013

Error 404, page could not load. Sadly, this message is all too common for those in search of a solution to their lack of healthcare through the federally mandated Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. Since its debut on October 1, the Obamacare website,, has been experie...

Obamacare high cost to all citizens

Alex Magler

October 21, 2013

The Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama would help the citizens in need of healthcare, but Americans should not have to use their own money to pay for other citizens' insurance plans. Obamacare is a health insurance reform to provide affordable healthcare to people who do not have it, or cannot ...

Ted Cruz’s speech goes beyond necessary means

Anna Kaul

October 16, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz from Texas stood before the Senate and spoke for 21 hours on the need to defund Obamacare on Sept. 24. With a potential government shutdown looming, his speech was unsympathetic to the true needs of the citizens he was chosen to represent, proving the damaging effects of partisan politics....

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