Posted tagged ‘national health care reform’

Government Health Care for Everyone: Buyer Beware

January 29, 2010

[originally published in KCN, February 2010]

As our nation waits on pins and needles for our elected officials to craft a “health-insurance- plan-for-everyone,”  those who are super-excited by this proposition need to understand that it will not be “free.”  We will all directly and indirectly pay for it.  You can be sure of that.  And the scary thing is, we are looking to the federal government to craft this utopian health insurance plan… when their track record in the insurance business is down right lousy.  Can  you say “Medicare?”
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My Health Care Reform Proposal: “The Goldilocks Plan”

January 22, 2010

[originally published in Kitsap News Group’s 2010 Balance Sound Fitness and Health Guide, January 29, 2010 / cartoons provided by TomLamarCartoon.com]

As we look to our elected offiicals in D.C. to come up with a health care plan we all can agree on, something tells me that the 2000-plus page storybook they are pushing needn’t be so long.  At the risk of oversimplifying the matter, there is much wisdom to be gained from a childhood story we are all familiar with — and one that is considerably shorter:  “Goldilocks and The Three Bears.”

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