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Gov. Newsom’s new health care rhetoric stops short of single-payer promises

Gov. Newsom’s new health care rhetoric stops short of single-payer promises

By Chris Reed Twenty months ago, then-Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom sealed the endorsement of the powerful California Nurses Association in the governor’s race with an impassioned promise to bring single-payer health care to the Golden State. “There’s no reason to wait around on universal health care and single-payer in California. It’s time to move [Senate […]

Opinion: Universal Health Care Should Not be a Right

Opinion: Universal Health Care Should Not be a Right

Jim Martin | Chairman, 60 Plus Association   There is no shortage of Democrats tinkering with the idea of seeking their party’s presidential nomination next year. Thus far, it appears traditional Democrats are outnumbered by others positioning themselves as more progressively liberal than the previously announced candidate. But one common thread among them is “Medicare […]

Healthcare – What Happens Next? Loren Kaye Presides Over Panel Discussion

Healthcare – What Happens Next? Loren Kaye Presides Over Panel Discussion

Oxnard Chamber – What is the future of healthcare – how will it be delivered and how will we pay for it? Will we be facing Medicare for all? Can California implement a “single-payer” system and figure out how to pay for it? What will happen to government entities who are currently strapped with funding […]

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

by Chris Reed The 2018 governor’s race got off to an informal start last week with candidate forums in Anaheim and San Francisco. Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom leads all gubernatorial candidates in polling and fundraising. A September Berkeley IGS survey showed he had support from 26 percent of likely voters, followed by Republican businessman John Cox with 11 percent. […]

Some Thoughts on Food, Healthcare, and Equality From Economist Robert Higgs

Some Thoughts on Food, Healthcare, and Equality From Economist Robert Higgs

AgainstCronyCapitalism.org, July 26, 2017   I think this is great food (get it?) for thought. Lots of folks won’t like this post. “Isn’t it high time that the USA adopted a single-payer system of food insurance. After all, nothing is more important than food; no one can survive more than a few days without eating. Leaving the […]

Healthcare: A House Divided Cannot Stand

Healthcare: A House Divided Cannot Stand

. By Thomas L. Knapp The latest healthcare initiative from the Trump administration and the Republican Party’s leaders in Congress seems set to sink just like the last version. Mitch McConnell can’t seem to round up the votes to push it through the Senate, if anything the House is more likely to tear apart than […]

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 24-30 /Day 156-162) Week 23

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 24-30 /Day 156-162) Week 23

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, June 24 (Day 156): President Trump goes on offensive on Russian election interference President Trump used Twitter to attack the Obama administration’s claims that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election.  He tweeted the following on Thursday: “…Why did Democratic National Committee turn down the DHS offer to protect against […]

Why Didn’t ObamaCare Work?

Why Didn’t ObamaCare Work?

by Phil Erwin In all the discussions about ObamaCare over the years it’s been affecting the nation’s healthcare, no one’s really asked Democrats the simple question: Why isn’t it working? Why aren’t the nation’s healthcare costs going down? That’s what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was supposed to do, advertised to do, sold to the […]