Health Care Wars, Part III: It’s All About the Money.

In an earlier post, "Democrat or Republican, Here's How to See Health Care" we examined health care from a company's perspective. Let's suppose you...

Towards a New Populism for the United States

Everything hardens in the cold--butter, plastic, even skin. In a system begun 233 years ago with the urge to be free of oppression and...

Democrat or Republican, Here’s How to See Health Care.

Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, if you are now or ever have been or ever will be a patient, here is...

Don’t Let Obstructionists Like Grassley, Roberts and Issacson Bury Health Care...

We all know what happens when the Republicans get on the phone with lobbyists. The best laid plans of Presidents and Senators gang oft...

Family Doctors Want Public Health Care Option.

The American Academy of Family Physicians are those, who with some other primary care physicians, such as osteopaths, comprise the roughly 300,000 first providers...

It’s the Public Option, Stupid!

If, as the Clinton campaign wrote on the message board, it was, in those days, "the Economy, Stupid!" then today it is the public...

Get the facts on Health Care Spending.

Americans spend something like $2.4 trillion dollars a year on health care. We spend about 17% of GDP on health care, twice as much...

Senate GOP “Patients’ Choice Act of 2009” Not Even Close!

There is a myth about Neocon Republicans and health care. The myth is that they "care" about your "health." They don't.In Congress, they have...

Tell Democrats…Get Universal Public Health Care Done!

The Neocon Republicans, when they are not playing doctor with their aides, are relentless in their pursuit of happiness for the rich and for...

Jon Stewart Ridicules the Neocon Torture Position.

We happened upon the Jon Stewart monologue this morning--it takes a little while for it to load but its worth it--on the Huffington Post....