‘Healthcare’ Archive

Now That Health Care Has Passed April 12, 2010 2 Comments

In general, I think that the new health care bill is an improvement over the old order. I hope it is not repealed, but I’m sure that some adjustments will be necessary. Does this make America a more compassionate nation? I don’t think so. If anything, it proves that we are not, that we need […]

More on Healthcare: A Libertarian Speaks Well of the French System January 14, 2010 2 Comments

Readers of the libertarian magazine Reason were shocked recently to find that one of the editors of that magazine, Matt Welch, has spoken highly of the French health care system.  Mr. Welch is married to a French woman, and he spends 90 percent of the time in the U.S. while getting most of his health […]

My Long Awaited Healthcare Post (In the Form of a Book Notice) January 12, 2010 2 Comments

T. R. Reid, The Healing of America:  a global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care.  New York:  The Penguin Press, 2009. T. R. Reid is a correspondent for the Washington Post and a commentator on National Public Radio.  One of his other books is The United States of Europe.  In this work, The […]