Medicare is Needed and Needs To Be Protected

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan should go visit the elderly and disabled in nursing homes and then they would see that Medicare needs more funding, not less. And I don’t mean Mitt Romney’s wealthy version of a nursing home.  I mean the kind of nursing home that normal, regular citizens need.  Better yet, they should have to stay in one for a month, or two, and see how there isn’t enough help or assistance, and see how stretched...

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I will Be Voting for President Obama This November

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan should go visit the elderly and disabled in nursing homes and then they would see that Medicare needs more funding, not less. And I don’t mean Mitt Romney’s wealthy version of a nursing home.  I mean the kind of nursing home that normal, regular citizens need.  Better yet, they should have to stay in one for a month, or two, and see how there isn’t enough help or assistance, and see how stretched...

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Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Dear Friends: I will be voting for President Obama this November because he is the best choice for leading the United States forward over the next four years.Please allow me a few minutes to explain.  The last four years have been extremely difficult for millions of Americans struggling with unemployment, foreclosure, medical issues, and rising student debt, no doubt.  But we are a heck of alot better off than where the last Republican...

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“Who Pays?” For Health Care Costs

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Iowa’s hospitals are critical partners in the health of Iowa’s communities and citizens. The impact of Virginia Gay Hospital in my home town of Vinton, Iowa, is no exception. Opened in 1923 after former resident Virginia Gay willed $50,000 (worth more than $1 million today) to the city for that purpose, the hospital has grown and supported the community ever since. The hospital depends on support from a variety of sources to enable...

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Romney’s Ridiculous Remarks Regarding Benghazi Blood-Bath

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The day after Americans were killed in Benghazi, Romneywrongly accused President Obama of siding with Benghazi militants.  At first glance his words were simplymisguided, but at last analysis, a true deceptive attempt to unfairly describeObama as a militant sympathizer. Furthermore, Romney accused Obama of sending mixed messages. In fact, itis Romney who is responsible for the mixed messaging:  a presidential candidate presenting a pictureof an...

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