The Biden administration is seeking a rule that would ban medical debt from being included in a person's credit score.
The Biden administration has a promising plan to bar medical debt from affecting credit scores.
A lot of right-wingers have shed the pretense of actual conservatism in favor of a permanent pose of performative radicalism from the right.
Here’s what readers are saying in Thursday’s letters to the editor.


  1. The Biden administration is seeking a rule that would ban medical debt from being included in a person's credit score.
  2. Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colorado, and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, sit together as President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address during a joint meeting of Congress on Feb. 7. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
  3. Former president Donald Trump hasn't been on a debate stage in quite a while. Here, Joe Biden and Trump, shown in a reflection, participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tennessee.
  4. Cartoon
  5. Footage from a body-worn camera shows a Tampa officer taunting and cursing at residents.
  6. A Venezuelan migrant is led onto a bus at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in September 2022 on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Gov. Ron DeSantis was behind the effort to send the group of 48 migrants there from Texas.
  7. Park Maitland, a private preschool, elementary and middle school in Orlando.
  8. A gal on the phone in Silver Springs who does not know the new rules of phone etiquette: Text before calling and don't leave voice mail.
  9. A Largo High School English teacher wore a shirt opposing banning books to a Pinellas County School Board meeting.
  10. President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken listen during a meeting with Pacific Islands Forum leaders during the U.S.-Pacific Islands Forum Summit in the East Room of the White House on Monday.
  11. Cartoon
  12. Southern Mississippi offensive lineman Kyron Barnes, front left, gets tied up with Florida State defensive lineman Patrick Payton (11) in the first quarter of their Sept. 9 game in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)
  13. This artists rendering provided by Hines shows a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays in the Historic Gas Plant District in St. Petersburg.
  14. Editorial cartoon
  15. President Joe Biden addresses the United Nations General Assembly Leader's Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Tuesday.
  16. Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo and Gov. Ron DeSantis have particular views about the COVID vaccine and masking.
  17. A deal to save Tampa’s historic Jackson House, upper left, is finally on the table. An editorial cartoonist's tribute, upper right, to Lucy Morgan. Summer Hoop performs during the Gasparilla Music Festival, lower left, in February. The festival would receive $86,666 from Hillsborough County for the 2024 event under a recommendation from the county's Cultural Assets Commission. Residents of Heritage Lake and Riverside Village, lower right, have been fighting the development of the 41-acre Oak Park property that straddles both areas for years.
  18. Gov. Ron DeSantis pictured in April in Jacksonville. He recently exploded at a Black questioner who suggested he and his policies bore some blame for the racist shooting last month in Jacksonville that killed three Black people.
  19. Pulitzer Prize-winning St. Petersburg (now Tampa Bay) Times reporter Lucy Morgan multi-tasking with videocamera and phone (c. 1980s). Photo by Donn Dughi
  20. The author writes, "As I reflect on the needs of the U.S. Hispanic community, increased access to health care for Hispanics should be near the top of our list."
  21. Elon Musk departs following a meeting in the office of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 13. Perhaps Musk isn't as smart as he thinks he is.
  22. Republican presidential candidate businessman Vivek Ramaswamy speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's fall banquet on Sept. 16 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Bryon Houlgrave)
  23. Albert and Alberta, the mascots for the University of Florida, at an NCAA college football game.
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