Tag Archives: universal health care

We can't afford not to reform health care

I know, I know, I wrote about health care less than a week ago but everyone just has to read this post from Ezra Klein. Here are the juicy bits (including charts!) for you lazy folk: If you’re worried about the federal debt — particularly the long-term federal debt — there is literally no way […]

Bailouts, health care and your paychecks

U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, with the help of President Bush, is trying give at least $700 billion of our dollars to their irresponsible friends on Wall Street. I haven’t seen a good explanation of why they need that much money or why they need the bailout plan in place by the end of this […]

5 reasons to thank the Edwards campaign

John Edwards candidacy may have had little chance against the superstar campaigns of Clinton and Obama, but he still made a hell of a difference before the surprise announcement that he was bowing out. Let us count the ways: Edwards paved the way for Clinton and Obama to offer universal and near universal health care […]