Category Archives: healthcare

Healthcare: “Death Panels” Fact and Fiction.

There has been a lot of confusion about what Sarah Palin meant when she referred to “death panels” being a part of Obama’s healthcare plan. There are misleading fictions: There’s this view:  The author of this blog who goes by the pen-name “Sweet Machine” writes in short that there’s really no such thing as death panels in Obama’s healthcare plan…. Read more »

United States Only Industrialized Nation… Healthcare Debate

I was discussing the Obama Administration’s Government Health Care Plan with a c0-worker just the other day.  He is strongly in favor of government run healthcare.  He said two things by way of argument for why we ought to have government run healthcare. His main argument: “The United States is the only industrialized nation on Earth that does not have… Read more »

Lists and Healthcare

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Making lists can bring a sense of control.  Lists can make definite and finite those things that in our minds loosely fit can feel like infinite and uncontrollable tasks. Lists often attempt to group like things.  But I find that lists of unlike things are just as pleasing to the mind- sometimes more so. Here’s a list that I made… Read more »

The Tea Parties Could Not Be Ignored…

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  Those of liberal persuasion will do their best to minimize and even mock the tea parties.  However, let these three truths be known: They were unable to ignore the Tea Parties completely (this cannot be overstated). Every movement must begin somewhere. Every person who attended a tea party represents a hundred others who were unable to be present.  Though… Read more »

The End of Private Health Insurance

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…those in the Senate who want to cut a deal on health care, should understand that a public option is the beginning of the end of private health insurance…