A question to establishment Republicans: Do you want American healthcare to turn into the Kansas City, MO, public school district?
“The roller coaster is done in this district.” — Steve Green, Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools Superintendent, quoted in an article in the left-wing McClatchy-owned Kansas City Star, where the headline reads, “Area districts cheer progress of Kansas City schools.” A KC Star editorial on October 1, 2013, pressured the Missouri legislature to “fix the law allowing students to transfer out of troubled districts and | Read More »
The Death of Personal Responsibility
“…You gather a group of middle-aged, middle-class, middle-income voters who remember with longing an easier time…” – Andrew Shepherd from The American President. For those who may not have seen that movie, the context of that statement is that people would want to go back to the “good old’ days” when everything seemed to be better than it is now. So, the question is why? | Read More »
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‘Stimulating’ Health Care – China’s Trying It, Too
The U.S. Congress is hammering out a legislative attempt to “stimulate” the economy with taxpayer-funded health care initiatives, including information technology (IT) and comparative effectiveness research on drugs and treatments. It looks like China has a similar — and similarly misguided — idea about linking government involvement in health care to economic “stimulus.” The International Herald Tribune reported January 22 that China intends “to spend | Read More »