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In the News

Unhappy Days

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 22, 2007

When politicians break their pledges not to raise taxes, they come up with the darnedest evasions...

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Hey, Arnold: Read what your hero Milton Friedman wrote on health insurance

with Milton Friedmanvia U-T Opinion Online
Thursday, January 18, 2007

Back in his candidate days, Arnold Schwarzenegger's oft-professed admiration for Milton Friedman, his familiarity with and enthusiasm for Friedman's theories, and his friendship with the legendary economist helped persuade an awful lot of folks that he was a serious student of economics, had qualms about government control of the economy, etc...

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How the system got sick

with Milton Friedmanvia Orange County Register
Wednesday, January 17, 2007

The 65-year history of how modern health care payment and delivery developed in America has at its center one key fact: Almost no individual pays his or her own way...

Analysis and Commentary

Insights into what makes Arnold tick

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Several years ago Arnold Schwarzenegger seemed to have embraced the libertarian thinking of Milton Friedman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who died late last year...

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California Health Insurance Proposal Could Serve as Model for Other States

with David R. Hendersonvia
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

A proposal announced last week by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) that would require all state residents to obtain health insurance "could prompt others to follow suit," although the plan could have a number of "downsides," the Wall Street Journal reports (Timiraos, Wall Street Journal, 1/13)...

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Schwarzenegger stirs up national politics

with David R. Hendersonvia San Jose Mercury News
Saturday, January 13, 2007

From policy to politics, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's bold initiatives on health coverage and global warming are shaking up the national conversation on those subjects and making him a force in the 2008 presidential campaign -- even though he can't run...

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with Milton Friedmanvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Saturday, January 13, 2007

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger once extolled "the power of the market" in Milton Friedman's "Free to Choose" PBS series...

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Governor goes for broke on political capital

with Bill Whalenvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Friday, January 12, 2007

Within days of taking the oath of office for the second time, the Republican governor unveiled an audacious second-term agenda that includes health insurance for all Californians, new prisons, fuel standards to curb global warming and a second massive public-works bond package on top of the $43 billion approved by voters in the November election...

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California Focus: A health plan to make Friedman ill

with Milton Friedmanvia Orange County Register
Friday, January 12, 2007

Back when he was first running for governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger called himself a disciple of Milton Friedman...

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Governator Strong-Arms Health Care

with Milton Friedmanvia Forbes
Thursday, January 11, 2007

Welcoming the new year with sweeping policy announcements on health care and the environment, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has pleased plenty of voters but alarmed others – among them businesses who see heavy costs ahead...


Health Care Policy Working Group

The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.