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Health Care

January 14, 2010 | Daily Illini

Health care proposal reads unbelievable, even irrational

Of all the assertions made about the government’s proposals for health care, the hardest to believe is that a dramatic “overhaul” of the system would improve the economic conditions in the country. . . .

February 1, 2010 | National Defense Magazine

Predicted Fiscal Train Wreck Fast Becoming a Grim Reality

The fiscal year 2011 defense budget is about to be released by the Obama administration. . . .

January 13, 2010 | Cato Institute

Go Quietly, Old People

Formany years,DanielCallahan, cofounder of the Hastings Center, has been writing about medical ethics and bioethics. . . .

January 8, 2010 | Wall Street Journal (subscription required)

The Meat Market

In a race to prevent thousands of needless deaths a year, countries from Singapore to Israel are launching innovative new programs to boost organ donation. . . .

January 11, 2010 | Newsweek

Fight Club

While the political parties duke it out over divisive social issues, the majority of Americans remain steadfastly in the middle. . . .

January 4, 2010 | Wall Street Journal (subscription required)

Deficit, Budget Woes Need Solutions as U.S. Nears the Precipice

The Obama administration has a lot to wish for in 2010, including a new health-care system and a sustainable economic recovery. . . .

January 1, 2010 | Political Science & Politics

Who Supports Health Reform?

David W. Brady and Daniel P. Kessler, “Who Supports Health Reform?” Political Science & Politics, Volume 43, Issue 01, January 2010, pp 1–6.

December 16, 2009 | Stanford Report

Obama's first year: Stanford's David Brady looks back

David Brady, the McCoy Professor of Political Science and deputy director of the Hoover Institution, will kick off a continuing education course examining the challenges and accomplishments of Obama's first year as president. . . .

December 11, 2009 | Canada Free Press

What Has Obama Accomplished

Making the rounds of conservative talk shows lately is the question, “What has Obama accomplished so far?” . . .

December 9, 2009 | Dallas Morning News

Raise the debt ceiling - and reform entitlements

Some in both parties would just as soon voters not think about the debt, which has hit a whopping $12 trillion. . . .