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Stan Dorn

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More Right-Wing Distortions on Health Reform

(60) Comments | Posted October 13, 2009 | 11:27 AM

Now that the summer's "death panel" rumors about health reform legislation have been thoroughly debunked, right-wing extremists are resorting to other distortions in their fight against progressive change. A recent example is an article by hospital industry consultant Richard Baehr, published by the Republican Jewish Coalition.

Thousands of...

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Public Option Is Not Essential

(79) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 3:56 PM

If health reform legislation does not guarantee a public option, could progressives support it, in good conscience?

I hear this question a lot. My answer is yes -- so long as the bill provides millions of low-income uninsured with affordable, comprehensive health coverage.

To be clear, giving consumers the choice...

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