consultants are sandburs

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Three recent Digby links. The first does not impact my favorite landlord, David Flaherty, because his "product" is niched differently.

It there is such a verb as "niched." If not, you know what I mean.

Digby, here, on having to pay to stay.

Here, on basic decency.

"Fiscal cliff," here.

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Somthing different: Wikipedia, here, Stephen Hemsley. Here, Josef Mengele.

This link.

Yes, the one guy had a worse track record than the other has, but people die from policy choices, and making money off of coverage conflicts, denials of coverage, rescissions, all that, has a dimension to it that I find distasteful, one that single payer would reform. Surely, single payer could not cover every potential procedure, some on a cost/benefit balance would be too great and that is where private carriers could offer extended coverage options, but single payer would level inequalities existing now that are galling.

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