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A Death Every 12 Minutes: The Price of Not Having Medicare for All

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

In 2002, that more than 18,000 Americans between the ages of 19 and 64 were dying each year as a result of being uninsured. The new number is two and a half times that figure.

Republicans Defending Medicare: Duplicity Beyond Belief

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Republicans have fought against Medicare from the very beginning. But in their strategy to kill health care reform, they are all of a sudden sounding like defenders of Medicare against the evils of big government.

The Corporate "Alliance" For Health Care Reform: V - Organized Medicine

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Organized medicine has become so fragmented that no one group speaks for the profession. In fact, some groups have endorsed major health care reform.

Claim: No "peak-oil crisis" -- thanks partly to Western Colorado oil shale

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Worried that the world's oil supplies will soon dwindle into nothingness? Relax -- we've got plenty. At least that's the assertion of H. Ste...

The Corporate "Alliance" For Health Care Reform: III. The Hospital Industry

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Likely rewards to the hospital industry from health care reform? If events continue in direction they are now, hospitals will thrive, with more insured people and generous accommodations from government.

The Corporate "Alliance" for Health Care Reform: Pledges, Agendas, Tactics and Likely Rewards the Insurance Industry

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

The drug industry's agenda is crystal-clear: expand its markets through wider insurance coverage, avoid price controls, and gain maximal patent protection.

Fiscal Conservatism and Health Care Reform: a Bipartisan No-Brainer?

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Why this incredible disconnect among our elected representatives shaping the future of one-sixth of our economy and future health care of all 310 million of us?

Health Care "Reform" 2009: The Fallacy of Affordability and Cost Containment

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Despite some useful provisions, it is wishful thinking to believe that health care "reform", as projected by current proposals being considered in Congress, can actually make health insurance more affordable and make a real difference to people already burdened by their spiraling costs.

Exchanges, Co-Ops and Cop-Outs on Health Care Reform

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

If enacted, exchanges and co-ops offering a small public option will only raise hopes for reform that will never come, and are therefore a cop-out for those shaping this year's reform attempt.

"Facts" About American Health Care Revisited

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

A recent post at the National Center for Policy Analysis expounded on 10 "surprising facts" about our health care system. The piece cherry picks literature to make a political point.

What Rove Reads In The Morning

FishbowlDC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ROVE: I get Mike Allen's overnight summary from Politico, I cruise RealClearPolitics.com, I get Taranto from the Wall Street Journal, I visit the Corn...