ACA facts, please
Your story in Monday's paper about Jennifer Slafter and the healthcare law really bothered me. You (as well as all news outlets) took a story about facts and turned it into a story about political spin.
One: The headline writer for the Reader Opinion pages often distorts the real content. “ACA a huge tax” (Dec 9, 2013) really was an article on a Medicare tax on high incomes, nothing to do with ACA. Read the article, not just the headline, it often distorts – this was not the first time.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced last week that he's considering tax relief for Minnesota taxpayers. This as the state realizes a tax surplus of $1.1 billion. Great news, right?
Well, yes. Any relief from over taxation is good news.
Stewart Mills partied and drank a few too
many beers (gasp). When has the eighth district suddenly become the
poster child of puritanical ideals? And even our puritan forefathers
wouldn’t object to a few pints hoisted in celebration (even
Thursday night I attended a town hall meeting held to address one concern: What’s the future of the Whittier School building?
The attendees were to be divided into groups to come up with ideas for the building’s use.
group represented members of the Center, and we were told our idea of a
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