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Profiles in (Dis)courage

Kudos not to Republican Senators John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins. All heroes of last summer’s vote barring repeal of Obamacare, all seemingly concerned about normative Senate procedures, all at least minimally sensitive to protecting against societal inequities, all … Continue reading

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Mend it, don’t end it, and call it Trumpcare

Was it 50 or 60 times the GOP has voted to end Obamacare? With an incoming President who has called the law “a disaster,” the oft-repeated move can now become reality, and the  Republicans own it.  But their move to … Continue reading

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Health care – the end of the beginning and the beginning of hard work

Thanks to CNN and Fox,  Thursday’s SCOTUS announcement was an emotional roller coaster.  Like the Dewey-beats-Truman headlines, they both were so eager to be first that they were wrong.  Shame on them. This time, print media at least made a stab at reading … Continue reading

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