When national parks were being established, the National Park Service was severely criticized, just as is the universal health care proposal today.
The same obstinate and mean tactics used today by “the party of no” were used then by objectors to the National Park Service. Individuals carried guns, pushed their weight around and used profane propaganda. But in the end the Supreme Court and logic favored the people, and today the national parks are considered “the best idea” created in the interest of all people.
Little evidence remains of abusive conduct, although health care reform echoes the past. This, too, shall pass away, and universal health care will be as acceptable to the public mind as Social Security, Medicare and the National Park Service today
Trump and the GOP think such things un-American. But some things are simply right and ought not to be contrary to the will of the GOP, which considers America to be its oyster. Democratic logic and time is the force of progress that ought to prevail in the interest of all the American people.
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Kenneth Ramey, Paso Robles