Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Which Paul Are You Gonna Believe?

June 20th, 2011

Debated Representative Paul Ryan this AM on CNBC.  We agreed that there’s a lot to like about Wisconsin but that was it.  To me, his program is an amalgam of trickle down, whack the poor, further enrich the wealthy, weaken social insurance, and push YOYO over WITT (“you’re on your own” versus “we’re in this… Read more

Misleading Medicare Mantra

June 15th, 2011

When you criticize the Republican’s plan for Medicare privatization, their kneejerk comeback is to claim that Medicare is going bankrupt.  They’ve got to break it to fix it. It’s a misleading non sequitur that should not go unchallenged. The claim was amplified recently by the Medicare Trustees report, which projects that the Medicare Hospital Insurance… Read more