Critical Condition

Focusing on Mental Illness

In days following the tragedy in Connecticut, most of the focus has been on firearms legislation. I submit that we would be wiser to focus more attention on how states ...

Medicare Coupons, Strokes, and Heart Attacks

Those who favor reforming the giant Medicare program must explain themselves carefully. But opponents of Medicare reform can just manufacture and spread around some fantastic fictions. Consider a couple of ...

Debunking Bill Clinton’s Medicare Claims

When former president Bill Clinton’s good, he’s very, very good. That formidable rhetorical skill was on display in his defense of Obama’s Medicare policy at the Democratic National Convention. Though ...