Tag Archives: health care

Waiting can be bad for your health

With apologies to Jagger/Richards, today’s deep thought: It’s OK to wait for something you want, but not for something you need — health care, for example. Sometimes there are no jobs, and money you were counting on simply doesn’t come … Continue reading

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It ain’t broke, but Mitt would fix VA health care

From ThinkProgress: Mitt Romney floated the idea of partially privatizing the veterans health care system during a roundtable discussion with vets in South Carolina on Veterans Day, saying, “When you work in the private sector and you have a competitor, … Continue reading

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‘Canadian health care?’ We should be so lucky

Robert Gibbs is the new poster boy for Dem cowardice Like many other Democrats, I puzzled for a few days over Robert Gibbs’s scornful remarks about the “professional left.” Is President Obama’s press secretary just another beefy bureaucrat who lost … Continue reading

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