• Over the Cliff and through the Woods to Grandmother’s House We Go

    The verdict is in. The election is over. The post-mortems flow forth. You can take your choice on why the election ended up the way it did….. Republicans did not appeal to much more than older married white...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Roberts Court Decision

    The much-debated Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) came swiftly on Thursday after endless speculation. We saw immediately why it took so long to deliver. Surprise was universal. Conservatives responded boldly to early erroneous...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Why Politics Is Making the US Ill

    OUT AND ABOUT Recent conversations lately have centered around politics, the Post, and health care. Many are sick of this election already and wish it were over. Even political junkies bemoan the lamentable nature of the current contest....

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Whither the Republican Party?

    It has bothered me that my recent posts have come down pretty hard on the Republican Party. I intended to keep my pieces about Health Policy as neutral as possible. That said, it was plain to me...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Lumps of Coal All Around

    The Congressional gridlock setting in to Washington this week just in time for Christmas is painful to behold. The Republicans in the House have passed a plum pudding of a bill, extending the payroll tax extension. They...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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