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[28 Dec 2010 | 17 Comments | ]

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Most Democrats realize all-too-well how much “political capital” was expended by the Obama Administration in getting health care reforms through Congress.   During the year or so that was dedicated  almost exclusively to fighting with Republicans (and each other) over the each and every provision, the Administration had little time or energy to tackle other items on the national agenda.  The final bill that squeaked through Congress by a razor-thin margin was neither understood by the majority of Americans, nor supported whole-heartedly by either political party.  …

Economics, Politics &raquo

[20 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]

Regardless of the future of health care reform, we have become a nation “divided on itself”, and according to President Lincoln, such a nation cannot survive. We must do better!

Economics, Politics &raquo

[23 Feb 2010 | 14 Comments | ]

Oddly, Cannon and I agree on another issue, that of purchasing health insurance from other states. Cannon wrote on October 21, 2009, “Congress should break up state monopolies on insurance and clinician licensing. Allowing consumers to purchase health insurance licensed by other states could cover one-third of the uninsured without any new taxes or government subsidies.”

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