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Health Care Bill a Bloated Mess

Two-thousand page monster is 'irredeemable'

(Newser) - The Senate heath care reform bill is an “irredeemable” mess that would create “an overregulated, overbureaucratized system of surpassing arbitrariness and inefficiency,” rails Charles Krauthammer. The problem with our system is that it’s complicated and inefficient, and therefore expensive. But the 2,074-page Senate bill would... More »

Obama's Health Speech a Victory for the Center: Brooks

Highly effective talk knocks down House plan, public option

(Newser) - President Obama’s health care speech was “the finest speech of his presidency,” writes David Brooks: While rhetorically appeasing liberals, it “subtly staked out ground in the center” to win over moderates, making passage “much more likely,” he opines in the New York Times. Obama... More »

McCain Pitches Bigger Fed Role in Health Care

More choice means more competition, candidate contends

(Newser) - John McCain unveiled a new health care plan today, urging a larger role for the government while denouncing universal coverage, the St. Petersburg Times reports. The presumptive GOP nominee wants state nonprofit risk pools that would help those without coverage or unable to pay for it. He said, “I... More »

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