Tag Archives: Medicare

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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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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Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState: Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law that guarantees health insurance for senior citizens provided by … Continue reading

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Erik Schneider: Have Congressional Democrats Found Their Voice Again?

Have Democrats found their voice and if so what took them so long? Sometimes it takes a good kick in the butt (like in November 2010) to wake you up. Sometimes you need competition from the other side and to … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Jonathan Cohn- ‘As If Privatizing Medicare Wasn’t Enough’

Source:Talking Points Memo– U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (Republican, Wisconsin) Chairman of the House Budget Committee. “Discussion of the House Republican budget has focused mostly on the privatization of Medicare, the block-granting of Medicaid, and the repeal of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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