Healthcare In Animalia

Healthcare In Animalia

Far away, in a land called Animalia, the animals prepare for the winter. It will be one of the coldest winters in recorded history, so it is imperative that the animals look out for each other so that everyone can survive. There was a law in place that allowed some...

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The Future of Left Wing Populism

The Future of Left Wing Populism

No one can reminisce on the most recent Democratic presidential primary race without recalling Bernie Sanders’ repeated cries about the “millionaires and billionaires” who hold all the power and money in America – those who represent the economic inequality that Sanders and his loyalists detest. Yet, Bernie Sanders is only...

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Political Promises

America’s Constitution enshrines the principle of democracy that was brilliantly described by Abraham Lincoln as “government by the people, of the people and for the people”. As part of the constitutional process, the nation elects the Executive and Legislative branches of our government, whose main task is to protect the...

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Key Takeaways From Today’s Healthcare Hearing

Key Takeaways From Today’s Healthcare Hearing

Today, lawmakers assembled on Capitol Hill to ask questions of four government contractors who were tasked with setting up and operating the government’s HealthCare.gov website, the website where individuals can purchase healthcare under the newly established insurance exchanges. For over four hours, representatives from CGI Federal, Optum/QSSI, Serco, and Equifax Workforce...

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America’s Manufactured Obesity Crisis

America’s Manufactured Obesity Crisis

Earlier this month, Katherine Flegal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finding that the one third of Americans who are overweight have a slightly lower risk of death than normal weight individuals. The response, from both academics and...

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Healthcare is an American Right

Healthcare is an American Right

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson articulated the American ethos that life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are inalienable rights. The question of how best to protect these rights has shaped American politics as a struggle between advocates of small government with strictly enumerated powers and those articulating...

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Your Regular Shot of Common Sense: Get Vaccinated

Your Regular Shot of Common Sense: Get Vaccinated

Remember this? “She told me that her little daughter took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation thereafter. There is no second chance for these little girls if there is any dangerous consequences to their bodies.” Rep. Michelle  Bachman uttered these words in a Republican Primary Debate...

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