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Monday, December 21, 2009
Dean is Right: Kill the Bill!
When earlier this year, the new Obama administr
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Yet, with a special brand of hubris, seasoned with a perverse sense of wh
So how could the product not be garbage?
Even as I write, as Sen
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He correctly identifies one key reason why the legisl
But, like his liberal friends, Dean's strange idea of competition is cre
More competition among health insurers is critical. It's competition th
But the way to do this is by deregul
And get government out of the business of defining wh
The health care reform bills we have now do exactly the opposite. All existing regul
Now, in a wave of particular brilliance, our legisl
The stock market tells the story. Since the health care reform process began with the White House summit on March 5, the overall stock market has risen an impressive 54 percent. However, stocks of major health insurers have soared more: CIGNA, up 157 percent. UnitedHealth Group, up 88 percent. Wellpoint, up 84 percent.
It's time to stop this charade and begin a new, open process aimed to reforming health care th
Star Parker is the founder and president of CURE, the Coalition for Urban Renewal & Educ