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September 9, 2009

Obama's explanation of the need for a public option is a classic: But an additional step we can take to keep insurance companies honest is by...

Having denounced the death-panels claim, the president now praises the notion of a Medicare commission that will hold down costs. And how, pray tell, will...

It's interesting. He does very little to reach out to the middle and more to satisfy his own supporters. This means either a) he's worried...

He doesn't call her by name, but she does get billing as a "prominent politician." Actually she is a private citizen, but it's no less...

"To my Republican friends: Rather than making wild claims about a government takeover of health care, we should work together to address any legitimate claims...

Insurance is "a legitimate business." He just wants "to hold them accountable." How will he do that? With the "public option." It would only be...

Obama delivers the directive: That’s why under my plan, individuals will be required to carry basic health insurance -- just as most states require you to...

It's irresponsible not to have health care. So you will be "required" to have it. After all, you're required to have automobile insurance. The thing is,...

The Left has accused him of wimping out. But how does excoriating the lack of "honest debate" endear him to the people who don't agree...

Americans with health care will get more for less; Americans without health care will now have "quality affordable coverage." Two chickens in every pot! Guns...

This is a classic Obama formulation -- single payer vs. individual-purchased insurance -- and he'll ride to the rescue and hold the middle. But alas, the...