Tag Archives: political argument

Maybe Political Ideas Do Matter

I have been intrigued by the idea that what we need now is deeper political thinking, that starts with understanding those principles of government which the Tea Party and other libertarians have tossed aside.  When I am absolutely astounded by … Continue reading

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Medicare Debate: Arguing About Consequences of Spending Reductions

I have noted in previous blogs both Democrats and Republicans are proposing spending less on Medicare. By enacting the Accountable Care Act (the health care reform bill) Democrats passed and President Obama signed into law large reductions in Medicare spending. … Continue reading

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Vaccine Requirements — Parental Rights vs. Public Safety

I added an Addendum to this post. Last week a public hearing was held on HB416 which would provide an exemption from required vaccinations for reason of “conscientious belief”.  Such exemptions are not uncommon. A parent or legal guardian objects … Continue reading

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