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Attention Democrats: When the House Is on Fire, Don't Cower, Grab a Hose

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Voters are angry, and while it is illogical that people seem to be looking to break the gridlock in Washington by voting in Republicans who are no better, the anger is based on real concerns.

Memo to Congress: On Health Care Vote You Must Choose Between Insurance Companies and Average Americans

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

This is one of the most historic votes you will ever take. Would you have wanted to tell your grandchildren that you were one of the few Democrats that voted against Social Security or Medicare?

On Wednesday, the President Has to Move the Health Care Debate from a Marketplace of Lies to a Marketplace of Ideas

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If outright lies end up killing health care reform, the Republicans will have won, but, more importantly, the American people will have lost.

Three Reasons Why a Strong Public Option is Likely to be Part of Health Insurance Reform

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

A public option has none of the bureaucratic complexity of rate regulation and uses competitive forces to keep rates down. It is simple and elegant.