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  • Aug 30, 2009

    Seniors Leaning on Credit- Washington Post

    Alice Smith thought she would live comfortably and quietly in her Hyattsville retirement community. Instead she's fretfully dodging calls from her creditors.


  • Aug 27, 2009

    Stossel: Why Obama’s Health Plan gets it Wrong

    President Barack Obama says insurance companies make you pay too much for health care. He wants the government to "limit how much you can be charged for out-of-pocket expenses."


  • Aug 27, 2009

    The Town Hall Protestors: Who Are They and Why Are They So Angry?

    The overwhelming majority of concerned citizens speaking up about health care reform at the August town hall meetings across the country are taking part in the process to express their genuine displeasure over the changes to our health care system proposed by President Barack Obama and the Democrats.


  • Aug 24, 2009

    The Competition Cure - Wall Street Journal

    "Competition" has become a watchword of Team Obama's push for its health-care bill. Specifically, the Administration has defended its public insurance option as a necessary competitive goad to the private health insurance industry.
  • Aug 22, 2009

    Explaining the Town-Hall Protests - Wall Street Journal

    'They're un-American," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "They're spreading lies and distortions," says senior White House adviser David Axelrod. They are "being funded and organized by out-of-district special-interest groups and insurance companies," says the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
  • Aug 20, 2009

    Our Health Care Crisis: Age, Obesity, Lawyers

    This is how President Obama should start a speech on health care--"My fellow Americans: We are old. We are fat. We are afraid of lawyers."

    Our PC President would never begin a speech like that. But with his polls plummeting, maybe he should. I think the country is in the mood for such straight talk.


  • Aug 16, 2009

    USA versus the NHS- Times Online

    When Bobbie Whiteman moved to the United States from Britain, she did not give medical insurance a thought. She had no cover for six months and it was only when she was offered a job at Variety, the Hollywood newspaper, that it became an issue. It was part of her salary package and she had to decide between several schemes the company had on offer.


  • Aug 11, 2009

    We Broke the Bank- Washington Times

    The United States is functionally bankrupt. Our collective capacity to deal with this astonishing fact is seemingly nonexistent. Our national politics have become show business, exhibiting a complete refusal to strategically respond to this reality.