care costs are eventually going to literally consume
this nations economic resources. That's been clear
a long time, and yet for the past eight years the
Republicans did nothing about it.
Man-made climate change is going to cause plague,
starvation, riots, water wars (this is according
to the Pentagon's
own prognosticators) and yet for the past eight
years the Republicans did nothing about it.
Energy costs, mainly the price of oil, went through
the roof and the ensuing instability crippled our
past eight years the Republicans did nothing to
make this country more energy self-sufficient.
The only thing the Repblicans did for the past
eight years was make the rich richer and everybody
Silly me, that's their job.
Washington Post foreign corrrespondent T.R. Reid
has a bum shoulder. An old war wound has been flaring-up
so he took a three-year trip around the world to
see how other countries would diagnose
the problem. The result: his new book The Healing
of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper,
and Fairer Health Care.
You can hear his fascinating interview on Terri
Gross' Fresh Air program here and
you can also read his column "5 Myths About Health
Care Around the World" here. They're
both eye-openers if you don't travel, or read,