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Where's Obama's Legacy?

Is Obama a wimp? Or were liberals wrong about him—was the president an establishment conservative from the start?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  06-22-2012  |  Commentary

The Big Prize and The Art of Compromisenew

It was always the hold-your-breath moment on the old Let's Make a Deal: After turning away a big pile of cash and a nice-enough dining room set, a housewife gets a goat. When it comes to political movements, there's rarely much talk about what happens when you commit to the mystery prize.
Charleston City Paper  |  Greg Hambrick  |  03-24-2010  |  Commentary

Darrell Issa Proves Republicans Do Have Ideas For Healthcare Reformnew

Not long ago, Congress member Darrell Issa ran into Sen. John McCain. The two Republicans got on the subject of healthcare reform and Issa argued that businesses that don’t provide health insurance to their employees simply are shifting the burden to taxpayers.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Dave Maass  |  02-17-2010  |  Commentary

Half Healthcare, 100% Dead: Why Obamacare Isn't Selling

There is no true middle ground on healthcare. The most civilized and efficient approach, tried and tested by the rest of the industrialized world, is fully socialized medicine.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  06-22-2009  |  Politics

The Presidential Candidates' Rx for Changenew

What do the presidential candidates' health-care reform proposals mean for citizens?
Boulder Weekly  |  Dana Logan  |  10-27-2008  |  Politics

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