In the Know ; Letters
Health care law
The new health care law requires everyone to pur-
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chase health insurance [“If Health Care Reform
Unravels,” October]. So, while we’re at it, why not
require Americans to buy American-made cars,
stocks in American companies, and so on? The
slippery slope is now open for sliding.
one is entitled to his own opin-
ion, but not his own facts.”
(from page 17)
A civil tongue
Jim Leach’s rules of
civility [“Civility in a Frac-
tured Society,” Opinion]
can be di;cult to apply
to those engaging in false
accusations and preposter-
How does one consider
respectfully the views of those
claiming President Obama is
a foreign-born Muslim who
hates America? If people have
to lie to make their point, they
don’t have one. As Daniel Pat-
rick Moynihan said, “Every-
CORRECTION: An article on
financial seminar scams target-
ing veterans [“Taking Aim
at Old Soldiers,” Scam Alert]
incorrectly said that, to deter-
mine eligibility, “Medicare does
look back” at prior transfers
of assets. It should have said,
“Medicaid does look back.”
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