The Cost of U.S. Health Care Reform

March 28, 2010

At 16.5 percent of GDP and rising, America’s health care spending is the highest in the industrial world. By most measures, this spending has not produced superior health care outcomes.  The health care reform billed passed by Congress will drive these costs even higher.  When Mr. Obama first introduced health care reform, he said that the weight of

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The Presidency of Barack Obama (Part 1)

March 22, 2010

We now know with certainty several things about Barack Obama, and one thing we do not. We know that he arrived at the White House without new ideas, considered priorities or a strategic understanding of America’s challenges, political dynamic and the essential role of the presidency. As a result, into the second year of Mr. Obama’s presidency, almost all that has been accomplished

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