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New study shows that the savings from ‘tort reform’ are mythical

New study shows that the savings from ‘tort reform’ are mythical “Tort reform,” which is usually billed as the answer to “frivolous malpractice lawsuits,” has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades. The notion has lived on despite copious evidence that that the so-called defensive medicine practiced by doctors […]

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Southerners Don’t Like Obamacare. They Also Don’t Want to Repeal It.

Southerners Don’t Like Obamacare. They Also Don’t Want to Repeal It. Despite strong dislike of President Obama’s handling of health care, a majority of people in three Southern states – Kentucky, Louisiana and North Carolina – would rather that Congress improve his signature health care law than repeal and replace it, according to a New […]

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Place all members of the government under the same healthcare legislation that ordinary citizens are, with no exceptions

Place all members of the government under the same healthcare legislation that ordinary citizens are, with no exceptions The use of the phrase Members of the Government rather than Government Employees is a tell that you are dealing with a right-wing pseudo-libertarian type. But I agree with the sentiment.

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Justice Kennedy is the 3rd branch of government

Can we end this charade that the SCOTUS is deciding the constitutionality of the Obama-Care mandate and admit that Justice Kennedy is, for the time being; the 3rd branch of government?