Conservatives Promote Feasting on a Dairy Cow

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 2:01 pm

What is considered “conservative” philosophy in this country (no regulation or social safety net, government helping big businesses and offering low taxes to the rich) is not conservative in the traditional sense of preserving the status quo. It is a radical pro-wealth, pro-corporate control, anti-public-investment ideology. What makes this radical position so dangerous is, as [...]

Senate Bill Still Leaves Health Insurance Companies Unchecked

By: Wednesday December 23, 2009 6:48 am

The Senate bill removed the public option. The public option would have been a benchmark by which to judge the private insurance companies. It would have served as a check on the private insurance companies. With the public option gone, the only other check left on the for-profit private insurance industry is regulation. Can under-enforced [...]