A new poll from NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health finds that a whopping 59 percent of Americans support punishing people for choosing to not get health insurance.Details
This past weekend, John Edwards gave a little further insight into what his plans for nationalized health care would entail. As reported by Associated Press, via the Guardian:
Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards said on Sunday that his universal health care proposal would require that Americans go to the doctor for preventive care.
Did I read that correctly – required? There’s more…Details
The time has long since come for the U.S. Congress to abolish the Food and Drug Administration. Weâ€™d like to think that FDA officials have only our health and safety in mind when they decide on what food or medicines theyâ€™ll allow us to buy. But, sadly enough, theyâ€™re as politically motivated as any politician…Details
Once again, politicians in Washington are working hard to raise the cost of health insurance for you and your family. But, of course, thatâ€™s not how they sell it to us. They make the claim that theyâ€™re working together across party lines to help millions of Americans afford health insurance. As the George Bush stated…Details
AOL News Reports: Despite a veto threat from President Bush, the House is approving another key measure the Democrats want. It’s a bill that would force the government to negotiate with drug companies to get lower prices for Medicare patients. Supporters say the government has more muscle than private insurance plans. And many Democrats complain…Details
The New York Times Reports: The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to broaden federal support for embryonic stem cell research, stepping up a confrontation with President Bush over a thorny scientific and ethical issue that Democrats hope to capitalize on in the next election. The vote, 253 to 174, was not enough to overturn a likely…Details