| Nov 11, 2013
Like many Republicans — what's more, like many Americans — I regard Ronald Reagan as my political hero and inspiration. For conservatives who came of age in the 1960s and '70s, President Reagan offered a principled and compassionate argument...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:27 PM
I find myself amused that people want to cancel their newspaper subscription based upon a one editorial. We live in a free society where open and free discussions are supposed to rule the land.
Perhaps those that want to cancel their daily paper are...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Driven by an aging population and increased access to health insurance, the U.S. will need more doctors by 2025, says a new study.
The expected rise in demand varies by state and medical specialty, according to the study's...
| Nov 6, 2013
Here's what President Barack Obama should have said, "If you like your insurance plan you can keep it — if it's not a junk policy."
He could have used more elegant language than that, but you get the idea.
Instead, as everyone who follows the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:11 PM
(Reuters) - Uninsured Americans are showing more interest in the coverage offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare law despite technical problems that have hindered enrollment through a government website, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Congressional Budget Office estimate that the Affordable Care Act will have a $2.6 trillion negative impact on the deficit/debt is a much more believable figure than Dr. James F. Burdick's estimates ("We can afford Obamacare," Oct. 21). Without tort...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Re: “Boxer should be less like Lenin,” Mailbag, Oct. 23. The national discussion has come to Glendale's pages in its usually vitriolic and confrontational way. The question is whether letter-writer Ben Ochart has legitimate concerns about...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rural groups say they'll fight a proposed $100 million-a-year cut in crop insurance subsidies, a measure that has won the support of both houses of Congress and could be a test of agriculture's influence in Washington.
The House has...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:44 AM
One seldom acknowledged fact about the "fog of war" is that it can persist long after the final battle is over. That's true of the battle that ended the shutdown/debt ceiling war.
So because they may still be obscured, here is a quick rundown of the...
| Sep 19, 2013
It took a Chicago guy named Daley to honestly assess the "enormity" of American politics.
But I'm sure glad he did.
"Even though you're around it for a long time, you don't get a sense of the enormity of it until you get into it," Bill Daley said...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:55 PM
(Reuters) - Investors expect 4 million Americans to initially enroll in the state insurance marketplaces created under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, according to a survey released on Monday, as concerns mount that technical glitches...