Letters

The Christian Science Monitor, May 31, 2005 | Go to article overview

Letters


National healthcare a

must-have for today's workers

Regarding the May 25 article "Moving healthcare up on US agenda": National healthcare must become a national priority. Employee- sponsored healthcare plus Medicare and Medicaid will never serve the entire nation because some people work part-time or are unemployed.

We need a national healthcare plan funded by a national payroll tax.

I would be happy to pay this tax knowing that all of the employees at the company that I run would have health insurance.

Healthcare funded by a national payroll tax is the only system that addresses everyone. Kevin Rath Oakland, Calif.

Brown and Bush: not until 2008

The May 9 article "Blair's reelection: Pyrrhic victory?" refers to a possible future partnership between President Bush and Britain's Finance Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown. Despite media speculation, it's unlikely Mr. Brown will be prime minister before 2008, when Mr. Bush will be on his way out of the White House.

But if Brown is able to maintain a buoyant British economy for the next four years, his prospects of following Mr. Blair into 10 Downing Street are very good.Alistair Budd Bristol, England

Remember the Kurds in Iraq's future

The May 18 article "Two possible futures for Iraq's struggle" reports that there are two possible outcomes to the insurgency in Iraq, both focused on Sunni participation in politics and oil revenues. The analysis is fine as far as it goes.

Unfortunately, however, the article ignores the same ethnic group that others seem to have forgotten: the Kurds.

Sunni appeasement at the expense of the Kurds, who have been oppressed by every Arab government in the region, could lead to all- out civil war.

The Kurds are relatively organized, with a militia numbering in the tens of thousands, and they have made clear that they will not lose this opportunity for autonomy and their own reasonable share of oil revenues. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Letters
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.