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Fresh Medicine: How to Fix Reform and Build a Sustainable Health Care System
Last spring, after congress passed sweeping legislation to reform our nation’s health care system, the editorial board of the New York Times wrote: “Just as Social Security grew from a modest start in 1935 to become a bedrock of the nation’s retirement system, this is a start on health care reform, not the end . . . The process has finally begun.” One of the key voices in ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 5th 2010 by Atlantic Monthly Press
(first published September 21st 2010)
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Governor Bredesen supported Obama-care [Affordable Health Care Act] but suggests that it did not go far enough. He endorses a socialized medic health care system with the government taxing the people and paying all medical costs. Although he claims everyone would receive free health care under his system, he fails to prove that it would be better. He shrugs off the constitution question as he pushes to make the populace wards of the government and does not address wether Congress and other who a ...more
Bredesen is the Democratic governor of Tennessee who is not a liberal partygoer. He gives us the one truly rational and sane solution to our health care crisis. Should be required reading for Grimm and the other elected officials who want to continue with business as usual. It well deserves the 5 stars others so rightly gave it.