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at least, after my experience of today, which I am still processing, that is what I hope I can offer you. I am in Wise County Virginia. I am staying about 2-3 miles from the Wise County ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 346 comments on Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 07:02 PM PDT with 572 Recommends
President Obama just spoke from the White House. It was not a press conference. He took no questions. What he said was this: Health care reform WILL happen this year. There will be many ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 155 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 01:21 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
I have no idea what Rahm was talking about when he said what he said to the WSJ. http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0709/no_public_option_194ad8a4-6310-4034-a738-b20708ecc83a.html Well ...
by Drdemocrat
Comment Count 561 comments on Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 07:35 AM PDT with 528 Recommends
As a few may note, usually I write about environmental catastrophes-in-the-making. But over the last two months I've been completely absent, on a rollercoaster called "cavernoma." Two years ago my ...
by mwmwm
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 03:22 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
Health Care for America Now is out with a new ad on McCain's health care plan. I had to laugh. It basically says that people were so shocked at how bad his plan is, as it was first described in ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2008 at 11:41 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
"We need to see around the corners." This line in the debate last night by Barack Obama said it all. We need to look to the future. The damage done over the last 8 years has been unimaginable for ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 07:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Obama campaign has issued three new ads on health care reform. They hit the McCain campaign hard on their health care reform proposals. (links below the fold). McCain will start taxing your ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 11:10 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The most recent report on employer health insurance from the Kaiser Family Foundation is full of disturbing trends that spell increasing trouble for the US health care system. "...
by Helenann
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2008 at 03:37 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Honorable Sir: I am a corrupt foreign politician who has embezzled millions of dollars from my country. I have learned of your upright character and exceptional honesty. Help me laundry my money and ...
by Quality Counts
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 05:18 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Tonight, I attended a presidential forum/debate on health and science policy entitled “Candidates’ Forum for Innovation & the Elections: Presidential Perspectives on Health”, ...
by jenafer
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 07:37 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Now that both Obama and McCain have donned the mantle of change, the crucial question becomes: change to what? Everyone appears to be in favor of playing nice in Washington and special interests ...
by Quality Counts
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2008 at 07:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Marcia Angell has a most excellent rant in the new JAMA, but to their shame, the editors won't let you read it. As my readers know, the New England Journal of Medicine has adopted a policy of making ...
by therealcervantes
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Medical care in America is fraught with crisis, from rapidly escalating costs and the ever-rising proportion of citizens lacking meaningful health insurance to an exploding epidemic of obesity and ...
by Ralphdog
Comment Count 360 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 08:32 PM PDT with 291 Recommends
Two essays in the latest BMJ (sorry, subscription only -- it's the former British Medical Journal, for those who don't know) argue along rather similar lines that it is time for a substantial ...
by therealcervantes
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2008 at 07:11 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This story was posted yesterday at the NYT and appears on the front page today. It is full of errors and misinformation and speculation. I expect better from the NYT. Unfortunately, comments at ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2008 at 07:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The health care crisis is so much worse than any of us imagined. The latest statistics, as released in a new report yesterday, are staggering. 49.5 million without health insurance 25 million who ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2008 at 09:03 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I know there was a short diary on Elizabeth Edward's remarks but I wanted to specifically address some things she said last night as they are deserving of much discussion. I watched Elizabeth ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2008 at 07:32 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
If you are like me and most rational Americans, you consider the health care crisis to be the fact that over 50 million Americans lack access to health care. Right now, hard-working families lack ...
by indigo5
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 11:22 PM PST with 3 Recommends
There was an earlier diary here tonight on this topic and I wanted to provide some background. Congressman Jim Cooper was an early endorser of Barack Obama's, and has appeared as a surrogate for ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2008 at 10:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
In his op-ed (Feb 4), Paul Krugman demonstrated that he cannot see the forest for the trees. The question is not who has better details on enforcement/mandates; Congress will decide that. The ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2008 at 11:56 AM PST with 3 Recommends