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Local kids may lose Healthy Families coverage

Original post made on Aug 17, 2009

Mountain View resident Olga Melo, who makes about $2,000 a month cleaning houses, says her family would go bankrupt if it weren't for Healthy Families, a government-funded program providing health care for more than 32,000 children in Santa Clara County.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 17, 2009, 10:48 AM

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Posted by alex
a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 17, 2009 at 1:20 pm

The taxpayer ends up paying more if all go to the ER.
Where is the common sense to prevent ER visits TODAY that should have been regular check ups YESTERDAY?

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Posted by Joe
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:18 pm

Sounds to me the lady is an illegal alien, one who does not pay taxes and is in our country illegally.
She has broken our law, she should be deported.
Why the heck should we support illegal aliens when Americans need help?

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Posted by Old Ben
a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 17, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Support your own children. If you can't afford them, don't have them. Birth control methods are cheap and plentiful.

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Posted by Margaret
a resident of Jackson Park
on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:55 pm

Wow. Joe has bigoted views. Nowhere in the article did it say that the lady is an illegal alien. I supposed that Joe is a full-blooded native american?

And Old Ben, health care costs have gone up in the last 13 years (13 is the age of her child) or haven't you heard? I guess that you think that poor people shouldn't be allowed to procreate?

What simple views of the world you have.


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