Tag Archive for healthcare reform

Whole Foods CEO offers an apology of sorts

I wrote to the PR team at Whole Foods seeking an email address for CEO John Mackey and stating why I wanted it.  If you want to email Jack Mackey, Whole Foods CEO, directly, here’s the address; john.mackey@wholefoods.com.  But read his blog first.  This is what they sent me: Dear Whole Foods Market Customers, As…

Paul Krugman: Blue Dogs and Healthcare Reform

Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman offered this exceptional column in the New York Times yesterday, calling out “Blue Dog” Democrats on their opposition to healthcare reform. Krugman writes: Reform, if it happens, will rest on four main pillars: regulation, mandates, subsidies and competition. By regulation I mean the nationwide imposition of rules that would prevent…

Fact Checking John Campbell on Healthcare

Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach), the congressman who won’t bring a dime home to CD-48 but voted for a $700 million bill to protect wild mustangs (must have thought it was Ford Mustangs), has a fact-challenged post on healthcare on the FlashReport where he parrots a debunked claim from batsh!t Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachman. Campbell’s…

National Discussion on Health Care Reform with President Obama

On July 1st, President Obama held a town hall meeting on Health Care Reform. After days of taking video questions online, and with massive online discussions unfolding during the event, the President took questions on health reform directly from the public in an online town hall.  Below is the complete video of that event. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHCQc-wwzDQ&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]