“‘It will add taxpayer costs. It will add to the deficit. It’s unnecessary,’ he added of a provision that Reid last week hailed as part of a breakthrough between liberals and moderates.”
My Way News – Lieberman resists Medicare buy-in plan.
Robert Samuelson: “To attack costs first would be politically challenging. It would require admitting that all good things are not possible simultaneously and that the uninsured already receive much medical care.”
A Savings Mirage on Health Care | RealClearPolitics.
“People with a mission to save the earth want the earth to seem worse than it is so their mission will look more important. In fact, there’s some evidence that these people want the earth to be worse than it is.” —P.J. O’Rourke, from All the Trouble in the World, (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995), 171.
What’s more surprising: that a Harvard economics professor finally figures out what conservatives have been saying all along, or that the New York Times printed it?
Economic View – Tax Cuts Might Accomplish What Spending Hasn’t | NYTimes.com.