Today is Pi Day. Most of my readers will understand that. The “holiday” is basically a nerdy inside joke. It is a celebration of superior intelligence. We were taught two lessons over the past few years and I fear our leaders learned neither. I’d like to briefly discuss them today.
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A Couple Simple Points
Todays will not be a typical Sunday article and it will also be briefer. The right wing is trying to make it seem like there are huge differences among the Democratic candidates of consequence on health care. They are also trying to make the consensus Democratic health care platform seem radical and frightening; it is neither. With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading A Couple Simple Points
Repeal And Rhetoric?
President-elect Donald Trump shocked America this weekend when in an interview he seemed to come out in favor of a Bernie Sanders like plan for national health care. Meanwhile the Congressional Republicans are already making the preliminary legislative moves to repeal Obamacare without any viable replacement in sight. What are we in for? Let’s explore. Continue reading Repeal And Rhetoric?
Business Decision Or Economic Domestic Terrorism?
On Tuesday Aetna Insurance announced that in 2017 it would not participate in the health care exchanges in 11 of the 15 states that it had in 2016. At first glance it was perceived as a big blow to Obamacare. It was certainly portrayed as such and as evidence of the unraveling of Obamacare in the right wing echo chamber. Things are not always what they appear to be on the surface. This situation demands a deeper dive. Let’s do it together. Continue reading Business Decision Or Economic Domestic Terrorism?
Rated R – Cancer Treatment Centers of America
On Christmas Day Amy Gardner wrote a story in the Washington Post that has not received sufficient follow-up. Today I am doing my part by putting the Cancer Treatment Centers of America on the Rated R list. Continue reading Rated R – Cancer Treatment Centers of America