Expert analysis of the latest health reform issues

Up or down vote on health reform needed

October 26, 2009 – Will Democrats unite to allow an up-or-down vote on health reform legislation? Robert Creamer explained on the Huffington Post this morning… Read more

‘Option’ is not a failure — not yet, anyway

October 23, 2009 – For a political proposal that appeared ready to be staked in the heart by its opponents just weeks ago, the public option looked… Read more

Health reform: are we THERE yet?

October 21, 2009 – A quick look at the health reform debate this week: How’s the Senate legislation coming along? As of yesterday (Tuesday), Sen. Harry… Read more

Sen. Snow bravely crosses the aisle

October 14, 2009 – There were squeals of joy and howls of rage when Olympia Snowe crossed the aisle (or as Republicans would say “went over to the Dark… Read more

Will the real predator please stand up?

October 8, 2009 – A column by Thomas Frank in the Wall Street Journal made us pause and scratch our heads this week because it prompted one of those… Read more

A debate that really is a life-and-death battle

October 2, 2009 – U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson hit the hornets’s nest squarely this week and then hit it again for good measure. We have a hunch he’s… Read more

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

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

Media plays chicken little on health reform

July 20, 2009 – It’s hard enough trying to convince Americans that it’s time for drastic health reform measures when that reform is being… Read more

Wendell Potter blows whistle

July 13, 2009 – If you Twitter … and if you do regular searches on the phrase “health reform” … you’ll note an awful lot of… Read more

Will Democrats tear up their golden ticket?

June 25, 2009 – Since the health insurance industry stonewalled the Clinton Administration’s attempts to drastically overhaul our trainwreck of a… Read more