President Obama has been widely criticized for breaking a clear promise regarding Obamacare – namely when he promised “if you like your healthcare plan you can keep it.” As it turns out, many of the pre-Obamacare plans can not be kept under the new system. This is not altogether a bad thing as, in theory, new healthcare insurance plans will be created that provide better options for consumers. Nonetheless, breaking a promise, especially one so famous, is causing the president some political problems.
|By: DSWright Tuesday November 5, 2013 8:40 am|
|By: James Fallows Sunday June 17, 2012 1:59 pm|
Liars & Outliers explores some of the deeper principles on which social health depends. The subtitle of the book conveys the main theme: “Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive.” It is a systematic assessment of the conditions that allow people to assume the best rather than the worst from the others they encounter during the day.