Sara Cox

saraishelafs commented on New voter ID laws unfair to women

I am appalled at the responses to this letter. The reason? The overwhelming need that responders are using to cast the people who are not Republicans into the trash, excluding them as being real people with real lives, real problems, real opinions not based on gimme, gimme. The "voter…

saraishelafs commented on We have a dictator in office

Really! Reality is hard to come by if the only sources used are Fox News and Republican propaganda. Unfortunately, here in Texas, Republicans have gained a foot hold and are very successful in brainwashing people who do not bother to research the facts they are given. Under Obama, deficit …

I agree that divisive rhetoric is coming from Democrats, too. I remember when people advised Democrats to talk back to Republican name calling. I think that Obama took that advice and is just keeping the fires stoked at least in public. Who knows what really happens privately. I think we…

What I am beginning to dislike more than any of the arguments pro or con debt ceilings is the divisive rhetoric which Republicans especially seem to think they have to use to make a point. Referring to furloughed workers as "poor" federal employees who cannot control their own fin…

saraishelafs commented on Tea party, NRA show strength

There is documentation that for about 10% of people using the Marketplace an increase in premium cost may happen. My question - you have no obligation to use the Marketplace if you already have insurance, so why is the comparison important? The Marketplace was designed for people who don't…

right on, brother

saraishelafs commented on Cooperation takes two willing parties

Thank you Mr. Moore. The time for committee hearings and negotiations is BEFORE the bill is passed into law. Republicans or any one else who thinks this is Harry Reid's fault needs to go back to civics class. There is a process for objecting to a law and holding the government hostage is …

saraishelafs commented on Affordable Care Act needed here

Kaiser Health care has put out a "how much is Obamacare coverage going to cost you?" calculator. I have done mine and am eager to compare it to what the marketplace has available.

I have never voted a straight ticket in my life, hon.

This has been an interesting forum. I can add nothing. I was born WASP and grew up with white privilege and therefore think I have no background to base opinions on. EXCEPT - we will all be better off if we fight our natural desire to stereotype others including liberals and Democrats.