Tag Archives: Health Care

Brookings Institution: FixGov- William A. Galston: ‘Is Medicare For All A Trap For Democrats?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer William Galston’s question: Medicare For All, is a trap for Democrat and I’ll explain why. Back in 1972 had the Democratic Party nominated Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a solid Progressive Democrat, but a Center-Left … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- Dana Goldman: Why Bernie Sander’s Plan For Universal Health Care Is Only Half Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Actually, I believe Dana Goldman is being generous here and giving Senator Bernie Sanders too much credit here. I don’t believe Senator Sanders is even half right and is selling … Continue reading

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The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare

The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare The fiftieth anniversary of the most successful government health insurance program in the country, if not the most successful health insurance program period. No other health insurer has provided more health insurance … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Stuart M. Butler- Bye, Bye Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance? How to Empower Employees to Cover Their Own Health Insurance

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I like the idea of health savings accounts when it comes to health care and health care reform. Just as long as HSA’s aren’t just for wealthy people, or upper middle … Continue reading

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Clinton Library: President Bill Clinton- Address To Congress On Health Care (1993)

Source:Clinton Library– President William J. Clinton (Democrat, Congress) addressing a joint session of Congress, about health care reform in 1993. “This is video footage of President William Jefferson Clinton delivering an address to a joint session of the Congress on … Continue reading

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Inside App: ‘President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law’

Source:Inside App– President Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat, Texas) signing President Harry Truman’s idea into law, in 1965. Source:FRS FreeState  “The Medicare and Medicaid bill passes both houses of congress by an overwhelming vote. President Johnson signs it into law on … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jonathan Chait- ‘Face it: Republicans Are Never Coming Up With a Health Care Plan’

Source:New York Magazine– Congressional Republicans talking about health care plan. “Face it: Republicans are never coming up with a health care plan. One of the things Republicans seem to have forgotten, in the wake of the introduction and swift passage … Continue reading

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Business Insurance: Jerry Geisel- ‘Vermont Closer to Single-Payer Health Care System’

Source:The Progressive– rally for government-run health insurance in the Socialist Republic of Vermont. “MONTPELIER, Vt.—The Vermont Senate has approved legislation that would move the state closer to a single-payer health care system. H.B. 202, which cleared the Senate Tuesday on … Continue reading

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