Tag Archives: conservatives

Health care reform and the End of the World

Yesterday the House passed a bill that will cover roughly 30 million more Americans with health insurance. Despite what you or I think of the bill, it’s something that conservatives and Republicans should have been slobbering over.It manages to cover millions more Americans while actually saving the government money over the next decade. It doesn’t result […]

What the tax cut regime has wrought

Next year the United States will run a budget deficit of $490 billion. That will bring total US debt to $10 trillion. (Thanks China!) Then there’s this fun news (@ Ezra Klein): In a new sign of increasing inequality in the U.S., the richest 1% of Americans in 2006 garnered the highest share of the […]