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Health Reform is Good for Small Business Employees

Despite what you may have heard from Republican critics of health care reform, the new law may actually be good for people who work for small businesses. I’ve written about this previously, but the view is bolstered by a study out today from the RAND Corporation, which used a microsimulation model to predict how employers will react to …

The Chatty Cathy Principle

The Chatty Cathy Principle seems like a good name for an idea that has taken root in Washington: If you are willing to spend enough money, you can get pretty much anybody to say pretty much whatever you want them to. Yesterday, we learned how the drug industry, which has been spending $609,000 a day to lobby Congress to get its way on …