28 March 2017

Trumpcare

I don't see how the Republicans can win on healthcare as long as they're in the majority. Any solution they cook up will need to further enrich drug companies and ensurers while reducing coverage. In the short-term, they probably did the best thing they could do--keep kicking the can down the road, hopefully, until they've lost their majorities and can go back to blaming everything on Democrats.

16 March 2017

Chris Ladd on "white socialism"

Chris Ladd has an excellent article on Forbes, describing the U.S. healthcare system and our system or corporate and individual write-offs as "white socialism".