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Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

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By Linda Garding

On Thursday, June 28 the US Supreme Court upheld the ma­jority of the Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate, to a variety of reviews. The reviews have been heartfelt to funny to downright nasty. President Obama said, “This is a good day for millions of Amer­icans who can continue to benefit from the protections and economic security provided by the Affordable Care Act”. On the funny to nasty side, radio com­mentator, Rush Limbaugh said he would move to Costa Rica if the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. Appar­ently, he does not realize Costa Rica has universal health care for its citizens.

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Voices Against Berg Vote on Ryan Budget Bill

Demonstrators holds signs outside of the Civic Center during Republican Convention

By Linda Garding

On Friday, March 30 a group of North Dakota citizens protested in front of the Bismarck Civic Center where the ND Republican Convention was being held. The protest was focused on the vote Representative Berg cast in favor of the Ryan Budget Bill in the House of Representatives in Washington, DC.

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