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Supreme Court: The Spirit of Massachusetts *IS* the Spirit of America

Two consecutive Supreme Court decisions take an idea that was first implemented in Massachusetts and make it national law. So it's official: The Spirit of Massachusetts is the Spirit of America: (Context:)     (Context 2:)   Read more »

Better Gruber

Health Connector Board member Jon Gruber was on the DC hot seat today, testifying for hours at an it's-all-politics extravaganza. Even the staid The Hill newspaper said that it was a "circus-like affair." Committee Chair Darrell thought it worthwhile to channel Forest Gump ("Mr. Gruber, are you stupid"). Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

Colbert led Thursday night with the #grubergate story, so hopefully that means it's run its course. The clip below is his open on the topic. Click here to see his next segment, an interview with New York Times Magazine writer Emily Bazelon on the ACA challenge in the Supreme Court.   Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

  The Daily Show looks for the victims of Obamacare, and finds some. Watch here. Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

This Vox piece dredged up a 4-year oldie but goodie: What if air travel worked like health care? It's a great companion to Martha Bebinger's sad-but-true, real life adventure from just last week, The 26 Steps I Took To (Try To) Comparison Shop For A Bone Density Test. Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

  Colbert mourns the 7.1 million enrolled in exchange plans. Wait 'till he finds out total new coverage due to the ACA is as many as 26 million, and growing (source). Click here to watch, or on the picture above. Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

This week, a real-life cartoon story instead of a video. The first panel is below. Click on the cartoon or here to see the rest. Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

  We'll try to do this every Friday, OK? Click to view. Read more »

Here it is, your moment of health care . . .

We used to do these great clips from time to time. It's time. Click to watch. Read more »

Jon Stewart, Of Course

Last night Jon Stewart, of course, put the latest newsblork in the proper context. Go watch it. Read more »

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