Letters to the Editor

Medicare for all

Sen. Bernie Sanders is correct about the latest GOP health care plan. It cuts expenditures while placing the burden of premiums on the backs of the middle class and poor, all the while giving the wealthy $600 billion in tax cuts.

Long term, the solution is expansion of Medicare to all ages. It is much more efficient than private insurance, with overhead of only two percent versus 12 percent for private insurance.

Jack Bernard

Monticello

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