There seem to be two groups that benefit most from maintaining the status quo in our health care system: for-profit insurance companies and lawyers. To address the former, it’s fairly clear that we need a government-run, non-profit, insurance option in order to guarantee coverage for all Americans. Understandably, this solution has been the focus of […]
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
I can’t believe I’m even writing about such a ridiculous situation, but the discourse on this topic seems to be out of hand. Barack Obama, the president of the United States, will give an address to schoolchildren next Tuesday, “to encourage them to work hard, set goals and take responsibility for their learning.”. Apparently, in […]
The polls continue the trend I wrote about last week, in showing that a majority of Americans support, “a health insurance plan administered by the federal government that would compete with private health insurers”.
So why is Republican Representative John Boehner still saying things like, “House Republicans want to hear what the president has to say, […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Sep 1st, 2009
Although I’m a registered Democrat and would love to see a progressive replacement for Ted Kennedy in the senate as soon as possible, I feel obligated to comment on the current hypocrisy of Democrats in Massachusetts. The state legislature seems likely to change the state law to allow Democratic Governor Deval Patrick to appoint an […]