Public Option

A new report projects the future under a leading alternative to "Medicare for All."
“The big insurance lobby is spooked because the public option is back,” said one advocate for a government-run insurance plan.
The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.
As a result, pension fund commitments increased their annual contributions to VC funds from $100-200 million during the 1970s
They're seeking to boost Hillary Clinton's advocacy for a government-run health insurance plan in Obamacare.
A government-run program to compete with private insurers is part of Hillary Clinton's agenda, too.
Sanders gushes, saying the health care proposals "will save lives."
Directing public money to private organizations to look after the common good is a story as old as the American republic, and a practice inherited from colonial times.
Single-payer can't pass anytime soon. But maybe components of it can.
The conventional wisdom on the establishment left is that Sen. Bernie Sanders is offering his enthusiastic supporters pipedreams in lieu of achievable policy proposals. Placed in proper perspective, Bernie Sanders may be just one justice away from setting in motion what he calls a political "revolution."