Posts Tagged ‘health reform’

Paul Ryan’s Healthcare Reform Crusade

April 18, 2013

Paul Ryan's Hralthcare Reform Crusade

“We are not going to give up on destroying the healthcare system for the American people.”

— House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R, WI-1)

Source: The Hill

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Just Another DC Weekend

March 21, 2010

Just Another DC Weekend

This was the first weekend of spring in the Nation’s Capital, and natives spotted the usual signs of seasonal change. Streets were blockaded for:  a marathon, a Tea Party (with clever conversation), rallies for health care legislation, a march and demonstration for immigration reform, a symbolic protest against the Iraq war and an anti-war march. There was an Environmental Film Festival, a Senior Expo in Chevy Chase (and a Bach Marathon just across the Maryland line), several block parties and the rolling roadblocks that accompany motorcades.

Each weekend, groups come to Washington, DC  in the mystical belief that gathering crowds near monuments and marble buildings will somehow alter the cosmos or change the votes of their duly elected weasels. These political pilgrims invariably leave DC disappointed, only to be replaced by next weekend’s hopeful hordes.

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Lies of Omission

October 15, 2009

Lies of Omission

Last weekend the lobby for U.S. health insurance corporations, AHIP, released a report it commissioned from the consulting arm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. It indicated that insurance costs would skyrocket if the “Baucus Bill” before the Senate Finance committee, a bill that would regulate insurance companies (and insurance executive salaries) became law.

Surprise!

But not so fast. Page E-1 of the PwC  paper explains:

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Republican Health Plan

October 4, 2009

Republican Health Plan

The Republican plan for health reform, as succinctly summarized by Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL).

 

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