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Howard Schultz cites VA bureaucracy as reason not to let government take over healthcare

Potential independent 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz is vowed on Tuesday to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department while taking a dig at Democratic proposals for a government-financed healthcare system. “Now, there are good people in the VA, but there is a level of bureaucracy that is just unbelievable and now we want to turn over… Read More »

Fisher-Price recalls 44,000 Barbie Dream Campers over ‘injury hazard’

Fisher Price is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released. The model FRC29 battery-operated vehicles are hot pink with blue accents and have the Barbie logo printed on the back.  (Consumer Product Safety Commission via AP) Toy giant Fisher-Price has announced a… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »