Republicans like Senator Grassley are constantly telling us that the government is incapable of providing services as efficiently and affordably as private businesses. If that’s really true, why would a government public option for health care coverage “force private insurers out of business”? [...]
If you want to understand why meaningful health care reform has fallen apart, take a look at Obama’s inability to rally the Democrats in Congress in creating progressive change. It’s a problem that suggests there’s a lot more disappointment to come. [...]
Taxing health benefits could go a long way toward putting the government’s budget back in order, and could help pay for health care reform policies to provide health insurance to people who currently don’t have any at all. [...]
Over the past year, I have three times received an out-of-state check for more than $5,000. Yes, very lucky of me, I know! Sadly, it’s not typical for my monthly income, but those little blips upward have been nice. Ish.
I have to add that “ish” because on those occasions when my monthly income check [...]
ncreasing numbers of Americans are deciding not to get the medical treatments they need because they don’t have enough money. Why don’t we see those economc statistics on a bright green ticker on our TV sets? [...]