Older Americans worry that healthcare reform will affect Medicare. Younger Americans, who often lack good health insurance, are more supportive.
In addition to healthcare, there are two wars, Iran, North Korea, and climate change, plus the economy.
Healthcare forums evoked anger, but there was constructive dialogue, too.
The health-reform legislation would prohibit insurers from charging older customers more than twice as much as younger ones for similar coverage. Currently, in some markets, the cost disparity can be as much as 11 to 1.
Quite a lot. T.R. Reid's new book shows that other rich countries have provided quality healthcare to all citizens at a much lower cost.
Bills in Congress call for panels to conduct 'comparative effectiveness research.' Opponents say it could be the first step to government allocation of healthcare resources.
We can control costs without rationing care or making people buy insurance.
The White House predicts $9 trillion in red ink from 2010 to 2019. But the Congressional Budget Office estimates $7 trillion. What's an ordinary taxpayer to make of the confusing numbers?