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Vail Daily column: Of the people, by the people and for the people

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The Constitution’s preamble establishes a goal for our government to promote “the general welfare.” Today, “welfare” is a tarnished word. It implies dependency on the government. However, its intended meaning includes safety, security and health. Along with sustenance and shelter, health is a basic human need. Health care, like education, is an essential human right. …

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