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Entries by Dave Johnson from 06/2009

Health Care: Public Option Is A Must

| Posted 06.06.2009 | Politics

I just want to go on the record here that any health care reform must include a "public option." This is an option for insurance that comes from the ...

Holocaust Museum Shooting Demostrates Need for Employee Free Choice

| Posted 06.11.2009 | Business

Security guards at the Holocaust Museum had tried to get protective vests from the company that employs them. The company didn't want to bother with this "cost." Now a guard is dead.

Recession Is Result of Low Taxes

| Posted 06.24.2009 | Business
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A thought: The country and states lowered taxes in the 80s, and now we are seeing the results. Low taxes let people get rich in a hurry so sound and s...

George Will Gets It Right About Government

| Posted 06.24.2009 | Politics

The point of health care reform is to take better care of each other while lowering the costs. This is why the "public option" is necessary -- private, profit-driven companies are not designed to accomplish delivery of essential services to everyone.

Who Is Our Economy For, Anyway?

| Posted 06.30.2009 | Politics

If the government provides good, low-cost health care to citizens it reduces the profits of the big insurance and drug companies. This health care ba...