Op-Eds

Aug 9, 2009

Americans Should Get Affordable, Dependable Care

Between the rising cost of heath care and the expanding role of government, Americans are frustrated. Economists predict that we will be spending 20 percent of our gross domestic product on health care by 2017. Now the president wants Congress to approve a scheme that effectively repeals Medicare and puts the treatment of seniors in the hands of a "federal health board" with absolute authority to approve procedures and cut payments for essential quality-of-life care. But we can find a ...

  • health care
Aug 3, 2009

Affordable Coverage, Dependable Care for All Americans

Between the rising cost of heath care and the expanding role of government, Americans are frustrated.  Economists predict that we will be spending 20 percent of our gross domestic product on health care by 2017. Now the President wants Congress to approve a scheme that effectively repeals Medicare and puts the treatment of seniors in the hands of a Federal Health Board with absolute authority to approve procedures and cut payments for essential quality-of-life care. But we can find a ...

  • health care