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Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Congress


Accept free care, deny it to others?

It is absolutely beyond all standards of decency that congressmen and senators should accept free health care for themselves and their family for life, paid for by the people, and yet deny the same care to everyone else. If they insist on trashing the Affordable Health Care act then they should have their own benefits cancelled. They are well able to pay their own way, whereas the people they deny care to can't.
Roger Sayer
Mukilteo
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