Monday, October 12, 2009


So insurance companies are now threatening all people with insurance in order to create an uproar and in order to mobilize them to say no to health care.

I sent a message telling my congresscritter to go for Medicare for all starting in summer of 2010, and the heck with insurance companies. So if we all land on the public option thereby, and insurance companies go down the tubes, good riddance to blackmailing rubbish.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Number Looks Good

"The Senate Finance Committee's U.S. health care overhaul would cost $829 billion over 10 years, Congressional budget experts say."

When you consider that the Iraq war cost about twice as much in half the time, it's a considerable bargain -- not that any sane person expects Republicans to agree.