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Health Care Reform: America Wins Back Compassion

The House of Representatives has now passed the Health Care Reform bill, which one Republican defined in the final moments of the vote as “the single most significant piece of legislation defining … Continue reading

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March 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Real Reason Health Insurance Companies Don’t Want Reform

The health care insurance industry is dead-set against health care reform, but it has been less than truthful about why. The industry’s stance, so far, has been that rising health care … Continue reading

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March 19, 2010 · 4 Comments

How Health Care Reform Benefits Corporate America

Corporate America needs to start talking about health care reform…not just in private, but in public.  It’s my confident expectation that the dialog will resoundingly move in the direction of … Continue reading

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October 7, 2009 · 2 Comments

Health care reform, now.

“Integrity,” said the late Senator Edward Kennedy, “is the lifeblood of a democracy.  Deceit is a poison in its veins.” No better words describe the American political scene today, where … Continue reading

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August 26, 2009 · Leave a comment

Pass Health Care Reform without GOP?

It’s looking like the only way health care reform is going to pass, is with a clear understanding that the GOP will never agree to at least some of the … Continue reading

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August 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

Americans Like Medical Bills

Americans love medical bills. That’s got to be it.  If Americans aren’t in support of health care reform, it must be because they enjoy that statement in the mail that simply … Continue reading

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August 19, 2009 · 4 Comments

Free Speech in Town Hall

It’s been suggested by some that I must believe disruptive activities in town hall meetings are only okay when they are perpetrated by “left-leaning organizations such as ACT-UP,” but not others.  … Continue reading

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August 12, 2009 · 2 Comments