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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After Whole Foods CEO John Mackey wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal this week slamming “ObamaCare,” progressive foodies across the nation have registered their shock and devastation. It seems everyone from Daily Kos to Facebook has their own “Boycott Whole Foods” petition going. While much of the [...]

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Scroll down for update. BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White On Wednesday night concerned citizen Sarah Palin posted a note on her Facebook page whining that President Obama “made light” of her concerns that the government was going to come to Wasilla and kill her baby and parents. Palin had said last week (via Facebook [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White There’s been a great deal of speculation of late as to whether the August recess could kill healthcare reform entirely. It’s starting to look like the alarmist claims about the power of the congressional vacation are a little overblown. Political math guru Nate Silver wrote when it was becoming [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White In examining and crafting policy, it is helpful to look at the recent past. The favorite comparison for our current efforts to reform healthcare is known as Hillarycare, the failed attempt at universal healthcare during the Clinton Administration. But there may be a much more timely (and ominous) [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It seems conservatives are willing to do anything to halt healthcare reform, and that sadly includes exploiting people’s religious beliefs. After the idea of “socialized medicine” wasn’t sufficiently scary to convince people that healthcare reform is un-American, conservatives have turned to the fictional “abortion mandate” to convince people [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Though the era of the Clinton Administration seems like ancient history to some, progressives have learned a lot from the missteps of the most recent Democrat to have held the title of President of the United States of America. Maybe too much. The overwhelming power of the GOP’s [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After President Obama spent Monday wooing the American Medical Association in Chicago, the healthcare story in the media turned swiftly to the conflict between doctors, who don’t want to take a pay cut, and Democrats, who want to get the government involved in providing cheaper health insurance coverage [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White What if the largest congressional caucus in the Democratic Party decided to turn against the president? Could he get the job done? “Those dirty Blue Dogs,” you’re probably thinking. “First they mucked up the stimulus, now they’re going to take down healthcare with their indiscriminate snipping?!” Well, you’re [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Care Statistics shows that 2007 was a record-setting year when it comes to American births. Not only did we beat out the apex of the baby boom in terms of sheer birthrate, but [...]