October 25, 2014

As We Talk About Health Care: Substitute “Either, Or” For “If … Then”

July 19, 2010
Seattle Post Globe

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Meanwhile budget deficits will continue to grow. And we will be giving ourselves fewer alternatives about how to cut health care costs or how to tax and pay for those services. As we debate – and re-debate – health care reform the fastest growing government “program” is interest on the debt. The Concord Coalition estimates that interest due from the federal deficit will reach $533 billion a year by 2015, or roughly, a third of federal income taxes.