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August, 2009

The public goes public on the public (option)

August 24, 2009 – Where do you stand on the public option? It depends on how you're asked the question,… Read more

Public option would help cap costs

August 20, 2009 – Foes of health reform have turned the public option into a bogeyman. Their tactics are to stall legislation long enough for the health care… Read more

U.S.-Canadian health care smackdown

August 18, 2009 – Sometimes, I drink a little too much Red Bull in the morning and my brain goes in directions that startle even me. This morning, on my… Read more

We already have ‘government’ health care

August 13, 2009 – One of the most interesting reactions to the ongoing health reform debate has to be the public's revulsion at the prospect of increased… Read more

Middle-of-the-road public option

August 10, 2009 – In a response to our last post, a reader makes the leap that the government would offer its public plan at “zero cost” putting… Read more

The public option, simplified

August 7, 2009 – Cartoonist Mike Stanfill cuts to the chase with this cartoon illustrating the public option. Conservatives fear the public option because… Read more