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You’re Invited

John Doak, Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner, is an outspoken critic of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  Mr. Doak and four other insurance commissioners were in Washington this past week to testify before a Senate panel.  Their goal was … Continue reading

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Wrong Way

Today’s Health Insurance Issues With Dave is a short quiz. Grading is Pass/Fail. You find that you are going the wrong way on Gates Mills Boulevard. Do you A.  Turn around in the first available driveway B.  Turn at the first … Continue reading

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Begging The Arsonists To Put Out The Fire

Need a surgeon? Would you consult Dr. Jack the Ripper?  Would you hire Godzilla for your next construction project?  And yet, we have entrusted our healthcare system to Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Donald Trump.  What could go wrong? The … Continue reading

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Trojan Horse

President Lyndon Johnson declared the War on Poverty in 1964.  It was a sincere effort, but poverty persists to this very day.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Trump, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan have decided that a … Continue reading

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The Path

I felt the first large drops of rain before I had managed to get in four miles. I had planned to golf, but there had been an 80% chance of thunderstorms.  So I was walking.  I was now in the … Continue reading

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Healthcare And The Politics Of Resentment

It happened again last week, this time on a golf course. A fourth was added to our group.  Our new friend, Ken (name changed), is a businessman from the Akron area.  It only took a couple of holes for him … Continue reading

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Hey Nancy, Queen Me!

Paul Ryan triumphantly moved his pawn to the last square.  “Hey Nancy, queen me!”  His gallery went wild.  He jumped out of his chair and high-fived his backers.  “You da man”, his new friend, Donald Trump, shouted from the front … Continue reading

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Screaming Meemies

I visited the Senate day care center on Friday. The room was filled with Screaming Meemies.  One little girl had the word Protocol on her t-shirt.  She was standing in the middle of the room, hitting herself in the head … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Needs A Friend

It may be a little late in the game, at age 70, to finally make a friend, but Donald Trump needs a friend. A real friend.  This is becoming a priority.  I’m not volunteering, but I would at least try … Continue reading

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It Should Be My Choice

I want more choices. Damn Right! The government limits what I am allowed to buy. It isn’t up to Washington to tell me what I need. Agreed! All those extras just add to the cost.   Yes, make it cheaper. … Continue reading

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