Health care reform: A simple explanation

We've spent a lot of energy lately telling you what's NOT in the health care bill. Now it's time to tell you what IS.

From death panels for the disabled to euthanasia for Granny, blatantly, patently wrong information about health care has gotten a lot of attention. (See our Greatest Hits list for the ones we found most significant.) But set aside the shouting, and there are still many legitimate areas for debate.

Details on health care are very much works in progress, and Congress is considering a number of measures. With President Obama and the Democrats largely ... Full Story »

Posted by Leo Romero - via St. Petersburg Times, Publish2 (Politics), PolitiFact
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Posted by: Posted by Leo Romero - Aug 13, 2009 - 1:26 PM PDT
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Edited by: Leo Romero - Aug 14, 2009 - 7:36 AM PDT

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Leo Romero
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by Leo Romero - Aug. 14, 2009
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Norman Rogers
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by Norman Rogers - Aug. 16, 2009

This is an unsophisticated propaganda piece. The bills that have been proposed show that the administration is intent on going to single payer and all the rest is propaganda to obscure the real destination.

Actually, it matters not at all what is in the bill since it is so broad that the bureaucrats can do what they please and what pleases them is government monopoly. There is nothing in the Medicare law that allows them to deny Social Security to seniors who don't want to join Medicare, but the do it anyway.

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Robb Drinkwater
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by Robb Drinkwater - Aug. 15, 2009

As far as I understand the issue I believe this article attempts to be unbiased

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Lev Avakian
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by Lev Avakian - Mar. 26, 2010

It's a good article giving a simple overview of what's in the bill. It tends to use weasel words, but not to the point where it becomes detrimental to the article.

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