Tag archive for ‘Obamacare’
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Democracy? What democracy?

Dear Editor: For the second time in the last five presidential elections, the candidate with the most votes didn’t win. That means that two of the three recent presidents (Bush and Trump) will have taken office More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 27th, 2016

Punching up

In comedy there are two rules, often at odds, that we strive to live by: 1: always try to punch up, and 2: political correctness is a humor killer. When I first heard the phrase “punching up,” I had to Google More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Response to Atwell letter

Dear Editor: Response to the Christine Atwell letter. In my letter on Feb. 27 I did what I think was a fair comparison of what we the people have been handed to deal with as far as our Democrat and Republican parties, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Both parties have failed us

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to Greg Zafros and Christopher J. Regan, the Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of WV. Recently I have read letters written by both of these people in the Mountain Messenger. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Just maybe

Dear Editor: Last week was an interesting week in presidential politics, sort of. The long drawn out process of the American presidential election can turn into a real yawner. Many other countries allocate four More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

The ACA – Forever Yours

Dear Editor: If you think, even for a moment, that the Republicans will get rid of the Affordable Care Act if they take over the Senate in this year’s election, then you have a screw loose somewhere. The reason More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Jenkins’ statement on GOP nomination

State senator Evan Jenkins released the following statement Tuesday evening after securing the Republican nomination to face longtime Congressman Nick Rahall in the general election: “After 38 years, West Virginians More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Delegates forum held at GVT

The Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce presented a W V House of Delegates forum hosted by the Greenbrier Valley Theatre Tuesday evening, with Radio WRON’s Mike Kidd moderating the event. The five contenders for the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 13th, 2013

WalletHub: WV ‘wins’ under Obamacare

Commentary By Dan Heyman, WVNS A close analysis of which states will win or lose under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has found West Virginia second among winners after New York. WalletHub, More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Obamacare website up and running

West Virginia State Health Insurance-Assistance Program (SHIP) presented a seminar on the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) to community rehabilitative providers (CRP) and the Division of Rehabilitative Services More...