davidl on August 18th, 2009

The one whines about healthcare in the New York Slimes: OUR nation is now engaged in a great debate about the future of health care in America. And over the past few weeks, much of the media attention has been focused on the loudest voices. What we haven’t heard are the voices of the millions […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2009

Rose Friedman has passed away, from the Friedman Foundation: Rose Director Friedman passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2009, in her home in Davis, California, of heart failure. While the exact date of her birth is uncertain, she is believed to have been 98 years old. She will be remembered both as a talented economist and […]

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Eric Florack on August 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Unemployment Edition In honor of those who have lost their jobs thanks for Barry the O. DEATH PANEL:¬† If you’re harbouring any illusions¬† that the reports of a Death Panel being in this healthcare […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2009

We lost a great one this morning, from Sun-Times (Chicago): Most people know the late Sun-Times columnist Robert D. Novak, who died this morning [Tuesday] from complications of a brain tumor, as a journalist. And indeed he was among the best this country has produced. Simply stated, Bob was a relentless reporter. His political columns […]

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Eric Florack on August 18th, 2009

Back when President Obama was merely candidate Obama, we were told how his presidency would bring America together.¬† As Glenn Reynolds keeps telling us, “they were right”. Arguably, the most significant change that the President and his party in the House and Senate have attempted thus far is a government takeover of the Healthcare system […]

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