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08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Try to wrap your brain around the latest op-ed from Patrick McIlheran supporting the notion that Obama wants to kill granny via his death panels. It’s a favorite topic of McIlheran’s. There’s no evidence that death panels are included in the health care reform bill. McIlheran sniffs at the numerous investigations showing that nothing even close to death panels are in the bill. ...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I know, I know�life�s too short to fact-check Patrick McIlheran, but somebody�s got to do it. His jaw-dropping fear-mongering in his recent column �Pity and the Public Value of Your Life� was downright scary�scary that it appeared in the pages of a mainstream newspaper that supposedly fact-checks its content. First off is his a...
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

They are at it again. The ultraconservative Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, WPRI, has hired two “researchers” to argue that if Wisconsin enacts Healthy Wisconsin, a fairly comprehensive health care program, Wisconsin will become a magnet for ill people throughout the country. Twenty plus years ago...