During Monday night’s Liberty County Hospital District meeting, board members unanimously approved lowering the level at which a resident of the district can be approved for help from the district from 150% of the federal poverty guidelines to
100%. It begs the question as to why the guideline was ever set so high to begin with. Do Bruce Stratton and his gumba buddies, who have pulled all of the games with the double election and the moving the hospital lines and the forming private entities, realize we are now in the toughest economic times that many of us have ever experienced? Is this the time this Chicgo-like group plans to continue to try and force this little personal project of theirs down our collective throats?
According to Board President Bruce Stratton, decreases in the tax revenue have caused a drop of about $400,000 in funds for the hospital district. So, rather than try to appear conservative and posture yourselves in the media as some kind of board that is looking out for the people, why not get us out of this mess and end this taxing district? If you want to do the right thing, do it full throttle, not half ass. Your hero, Barack, has health care policies in place to cover most of the people you say you were so concerned about, so end this farce. There is no point in us paying for Obama’s scheme and yours too.
But that is not going to happen. Stratton and Pickett and all those who planned and plotted this scheme are die hard believers that whatever little deal they are smart enough and brazen enough to cook up that they can get passed by us and they deserve to reap the benefits. They are opportunists. They look and act like liberal selfish con men to some of us and therefore, if they quack like a duck they must be...