Tagged: wyden-bennett

Poverty guidelines and the costs of health care reform

The Census Bureau reported Tuesday that 15.8 percent of Americans lived in poverty last year, using an alternative method to analyze their numbers provided by the National Academy of Sciences.  This is significantly higher than the...

Wyden-Bennett ctd.

David Frum comes out in favor of Wyden-Bennett and against the Club for Growth’s recent attacks on Senator Bennett.  He points out that the very things the Club for Growth are attacking in Wyden-Bennett...

I Give Up

If there was ever even the faintest glimmer of hope for Wyden-Bennett or any other kind of meaningful health care reform proposal amenable to conservative and libertarian sensibilities, the Club For Growth just killed...

health care costs

What do we mean when we talk about the “rising costs of health care” in America?  It’s a very ambiguous term with a lot of different possible meanings.  We could mean the cost of...

Wyden-Bennett (again)

The Wyden-Bennett “Healthy Americans Act” really is the most sensible health-care reform bill out there right now.  I don’t think health care reform is a hill worth dying on for conservatives (there are other,...