Monthly Archives: February 2013

Are They All RINOs Now?

Republicans coined the term “RINO” (Republicans in Name Only) to denigrate other Republicans who didn’t toe the conservative line. These days, I’m having trouble seeing the line. Thought it had to do with cutting the cost and size of government, … Continue reading

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Big Pharma’s Bills in Mississippi Too

High drug costs pose challenges to all health insurance plans, from individual to group to Medicaid to Medicare. One of the most effective ways to cut drug costs has been to allow doctors and pharmacists to substitute lower cost generic … Continue reading

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House Republicans Signal Constructive Approach

Are House Republicans about to reboot themselves as Super Bowl contenders instead of toilet bowl flushers? With advice to quit being “stupid” coming from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindel and former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour and polls showing 64% of Americans … Continue reading

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How Much Pell Funding Is Enough?

“New regulations enacted by Congress in June have stripped Pell Grant eligibility from nearly 3,000 Mississippi students and cut the amount of aid others are receiving,” began the story in The Clarion-Ledger. As part of its belt tightening, Congress tightened … Continue reading

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