“Before now, Warren’s radical proposal never would have been introduced by someone with a serious shot at becoming president,” Galen Senior Fellow Brian Blase explains in a piece for RealClearPolitics. “But the health care status quo is failing too many Americans. She is right that health care prices are generally too high, that provider consolidation is a serious problem, and … [Read more...] about Medicare For All Would Fail Patients
Respected health policy analyst Bob Laszewski concludes that Obamacare has failed and that is why Democrats want to move on. “Obamacare is ‘Stable’ at an Incredibly Unstable Place,” he writes, “The Democrats Want to Move Beyond Obamacare Because We Have No Other Choice.” “Simply, we went from a pre-Obamacare system that hurt the poor and the sick to a post-Obamacare system that … [Read more...] about No Choice but to Move On
Forbes, October 4, 2019 | In a major health care speech in Florida on October 3, President Trump outlined plans to bring Medicare into the 21 century. This is the best answer so far to Medicare for All by showing the clear contrast between bills that would put all Americans onto one centrally-run government program and efforts to modernize the existing Medicare program. The … [Read more...] about We Are Making Progress
Published on FORBES.com | The Trump administration and the Congress reportedly are close to a budget deal that would increase federal spending and also suspend the debt limit for two years. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is personally engaged in the talks in an effort to reach a deal before the Congress leaves town for its August recess. As a sweetener, she says she … [Read more...] about Budget Deal Landmines
Published on FORBES.com | The July 4 Salute to America was a thrilling, awe-inspiring celebration of America’s greatness. Jaws dropped from the first minute as Air Force One soared low over the Lincoln Memorial just as President Trump and the First Lady stepped onto the stage. The hot, muggy, rainy weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the crowd who, like me, surely have … [Read more...] about A Spectacular Celebration!