John Kasich

Health care is too important to be treated like political football

I am more and more convinced that we would be in better shape if John Kasich had been elected president. Like victims of addiction, it is sometimes best to hit the bottom before coming to grasp with reality so that sustainable changes can be made.

Our citizenry has been addicted to complacency, a high degree of ignorance of and non-involvement in our electoral system, a quickness to adopt the opinions of political hacks and a far too lenient attitude toward our elected representatives. Sound bites have replaced thorough investigation. Partisan rhetoric has replaced thoughtful discussion. Our country needs a serious change in governance and it has to come through the grassroots but...