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The Health Care Reform: Worse than Nothing!

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[From Tikkun Magazine] By Dr. John Geyman As we know, the House passed its health care reform bill on October 29, 2009 after many months of contentious debate. By a narrow margin, 220-215, the 1,990 page, almost 20 pound bill was passed. It laid out the most liberal health care reform that might be expected out of Congress this year, since any bill that may clear the Senate will certainly be more restrictive. In order to answer our question as to the value of the House bill, we need to…read more

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Health care reform: who’s your daddy?

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[From Pragmatos] This piece by Robert Reich lays out the worst problems with the current health care legislation. He’s right, of course, but it seems to me a safe assumption that the administration will cave on whatever they need to in order to pass a bill and claim victory. I could be wrong, of course—maybe Obama’s tough talk will turn out to be more than just talk. I doubt it. Why Obama Has to do What Letterman Did: Refuse to Pay Hush Money Last January, as I understand it, the…read more

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