Questions We Need to Ask about Health Care reform

Let’s face the fact that no one likes the health care system. Doctors hate it. Hospitals hate it. Insurance companies hate it. Employers hate it. Insured employees hate it. Uninsured people hate it. The rich hate it. The poor hate it. I can’t think of the last time that someone stopped me in conversation and…… Continue reading Questions We Need to Ask about Health Care reform

Obama in Cairo

I’ve had several people ask me about the President’s speech in Cairo yesterday. Here are a few thoughts. – I like the new methodology of this president. He recognizes that you can’t walk into every situation and say, “”We’re America, we know how to do everything.” – President Obama understands that culture is important. He…… Continue reading Obama in Cairo

The battle of Guantanamo

I suppose I’m just naive. With nearly every state clamoring about a loss of jobs why aren’t more states raising their hands and saying, “Yes, we’d like those detainees in my state. Give us the money to build the prison and we’ll house them forever.” Actually, Colorado is asking for them. If I’m Jennifer Granholm,…… Continue reading The battle of Guantanamo

Power

I am filled with joy while watching the Inauguration. It is a memorable moment I’m happy to share with my kids. It is a celebration of a three part system of government. The executive system is sworn into office by the judicial system on the steps of the representative system. The distribution of power is…… Continue reading Power

The Obama Marketing Vice-Grip

Now that we’re a bit removed from the elections the picture is getting more clear to see how exactly Obama won roughly 70% of the electoral college. While I’m sure there are tons of political types on television who will take the politics of it apart, I thought I’d offer some observations of the campaign…… Continue reading The Obama Marketing Vice-Grip

Quick check-in

I’m always amazed at my inability to blog from NYWC. I think it’s a combination of my insane schedule and a lack of good internet connectivity. More importantly, I feel like I don’t have much to share while in the midst of NYWC since I’m soaking it in so deeply. So here are some random…… Continue reading Quick check-in