healthcare Archive

Rasmussen polls

65% Now Hold Populist, or Mainstream, Views 55% Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill I find his polls as good as any. He shows 54% favor repeal of the new health care law, with 70% of seniors against the Medicare cuts. The lack of understanding of the monetary system is taking an ...Read More

>    >   On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:18 AM, wrote: >    >   Warren, don’t know if you saw this analysis from David Kelly. >    Thanks, My current take is very similar: Looks to me like this is about health care insurance and not health care per se. Most all that seems to have ...Read More

In paradigm Health Care criticism from the left

This Is Not The Way To Do Healthcare Reform: Democrats Propose Windfall For Insurance Industry By L. Randall Wray It is beginning to look like Congress is going to vote to pass health care legislation on Sunday. According to the NYTimes, Democrats are practically celebrating already. here It is interesting, however, that ...Read More

Rasmussen Poll and deficit reduction

[Skip to the end] Don’t underestimate the power of public opinion on Congress. Deficit myths remain public enemy number one. Daily Presidential Tracking Poll Saturday, October 24, 2009 The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 30% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama ...Read More

Obama: Government will make it easier for workers to save for retirement

[Skip to the end] A glimmer of hope in the last sentence but fails to state that any policy that reduces spending needs to be ‘matched’ with a tax cut to sustain output and employment. If this is implemented without a tax cut, score one more move to reduce demand and suppress ...Read More

Deficit Myths doing real damage

[Skip to the end] While I much prefer my proposal for health care, Increasing the size of the deficit during this period of deficient aggregate demand should not be the reason for rejecting or accepting the proposed health care act. Deficit myths have moved the discussion off point. Scrap Health Care Reform ...Read More

Obama taxing health care benefits?

[Skip to the end] >    >   On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:40 AM, MAuer wrote: >    >   How about adopting the Mosler health care proposals? >    Yes! This is what happens with an administration that does not understand taxes are about managing aggregate demand and distribution, not raising revenue per se. Someday we ...Read More