Martha D Young

Martha D Young 2 weeks, 6 days ago on Our view: 500 new reasons to think twice

Has the risk of incurring a fine or other punishment ever deterred anyone from doing as they please? If that were the case our jails would be empty. Good luck.

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Martha D Young 3 weeks, 6 days ago on Rx Task Force has plans to reapproach City Council about possible substance tax question in 2017

"proponents of the tax measure needed to have a better plan in place for how the money would be spent." Isn't this task force competing with Grand Futures for the same cause? What prevention approach does the force propose?

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Martha D Young 4 weeks ago on Melanie Sturm: Solution for Trump election freak-out

Have you looked at the salaries the CEOs of health insurance and managed care companies are given? Have you considered the increasing and deductibles insured souls pay for less coverage? Are you aware of the diminishing payments offered to "preferred providers" who sign onto a network?

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Martha D Young 4 weeks, 1 day ago on Skiers could face fine for rescues in backcountry

The newspaper headline read "Fine deters risky act". If fines and other punishments were effective in deterring "risky acts" our jails and prisons would be empty. Does anyone think people intent on backcountry out of bounds skiing consider possible adverse consequences?

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