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Book Review: The Hidden History of American Healthcare

In The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich, author Thom Hartmann returns to familiar themes of greed, racism and oligarchic corruption. He applies them to a system of healthcare that profits the … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum: Immigration, Health Care, Breast-Feeding and More.

Dear Friends, I have oft proclaimed that the three most destructive technological advancements in human history are, in order of severity: Nuclear bombs, Cars and Televisions. But perhaps I haven’t given the TV enough credit. In today’s news, we learn … Continue reading

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Judging the Affordable Care Act

by Ralph Scharnau The Supreme Court has agreed to rule on the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). This act is the most sweeping piece of domestic legislation since the passage of Medicare in 1965. ACA requires everyone, … Continue reading

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Republicans Prove Devolution And Other Observations

Let me start with a plug for one of the best sites to find information and solid analysis about Iowa issues: the Iowa Policy Project . Those folks over there look at the issues in very basic terms and translate … Continue reading

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