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Goethe and the Health Care Summit

I read Paul Krugman’s NYT column about Thursday’s Health Care summit, and came across this in the comments to his column: First of all, I wanted to say that it is impossible not to like President Obama after watching him … Continue reading

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Why I like Joe Lieberman

A good interview in the online WSJ with Joe Lieberman – covering both healthcare and Afghanistan. My favorite quote on the public option for the healthcare bill, “If we create this, it’s going to run deficits. Not for evil reasons. … Continue reading

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Health Care Again

If you are a regular NPR listener you probably already listened to this two part series on Health Care. I wish there was a transcript, I find it quicker to read than listen. It’s still interesting. National Review has a … Continue reading

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All The Experts I Know Agree

I don’t like Appeals to Authority arguments, even when they support my opinions. So, I’ll point to this WSJ article by the Dean of Harvard’s Medical School and say that, although I agree with his conclusions, I wish he had … Continue reading

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Will Our Gigantic Health Care Bill Pay for This Great Idea?

From Mickey Kaus: Shouldn’t doctors give patients waiting to see them little hand-held beepers or vibrating devices like some crowded restaurants give you when you’re waiting for a table? That way you could wander around nearby instead of staying in … Continue reading

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More on Health Insurance – $674K to save a life?

Here is an article on CNN’s website about a recent study of death rates for uninsured people. The authors of the study highlighted in the article claim that 45,000 deaths occur each year in the US due to individuals being … Continue reading

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“Remember when I said I would kill you last? I lied.”

So, back to health care. Here is a very thoughtful article from the Atlantic about health care reform from a man who describes himself as a Democrat. And it’s pro-market. How often have you heard a politician say that millions … Continue reading

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