Category: The Debate

HEALTHCARE AND THE ELECTION OF 2014

Although the Senate elections got all the media attention. The governor elections show the big picture. The Republicans won 24-9. It is hard to imagine all these Democratic governor candidates being that bad. This shows that a majority of the…

OUR DENTAL DISASTER

The CDC reports that 25% of seniors over 65 have no teeth at all. This is part of a national disaster. You would think that our teeth were not a part of us. Health care insurance does not cover them.…

WAIT TIMES FOR MEDICAL CARE

In the debate over what kind of healthcare we should have, Conservatives bring up wait times for medical procedures in other countries to prove that other healthcare systems are really inferior to ours. Each country has different wait times. Some…

U.S. HEALTHCARE FLUNKS AGAIN

The Commonwealth Fund just released an update to its healthcare survey of 11 advanced nations. The U.S. is once again the “cellar dweller” in last place. We can see that the UK spends only 40% per person what we do.…