Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Republi-CONs and Their Fake Policy Arguments

UPDATE: "Republicans haven’t just abandoned their pre-2009 positions on cap-and-trade and health-care reform and the admissibility of tax increases in deficit reduction. They’ve also abandoned their position on campaign-finance disclosure." Read the Washington Post, The reverse-Obamaization of the Republican Party.

Did you know that "mainstream Democratic politicians hold many of the same policy positions as mainstream Republican politicians" held until 2009? Those Republi-cons are just moving the goalposts because their political opponents now have the ball. Read the Washington Post, When Jim DeMint hated your freedom.

Why Your Stitches Cost $1,500

"The United States has fallen behind other nations, failing to provide affordable health care to its citizens. Americans spend $477 billion a year MORE on health care than other advanced countries. So why do we pay so much compared to other wealthy nations? This infographic is part one in a two part series which dissects the state of our health care system and presents some alarming numbers." See these interesting Medical Billing and Coding Infographics:

Why Your Stitches Cost $1,500 - Part One

Why Your Stitches Cost $1,500 - Part Two