America's Bitter Pill

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America's Bitter Pill

Post by Turdacious » Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:57 am

http://www.amazon.com/Americas-Bitter-P ... bc?ie=UTF8

Book by Steven Brill about how Obamacare came to be and some of the issues it faced in it's first few years. Most books on the subject I've found to be way too partisan. This one calls it pretty straight. His focus is broad-- Senate politics, White House staff issues, lobbyists, bureaucrats, etc... Brill was able to get access to most of the big players (both the hidden and visible ones), including the POTUS. He writes about mundane issues well enough to make them readable. His prescriptions aren't perfect, but he tells a great story. Worth a read.
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Re: America's Bitter Pill

Post by buckethead » Thu Jun 11, 2015 4:34 am

Lord Jesus. I'll read that right after Glassman's bio and the new novel about dust mites

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Re: America's Bitter Pill

Post by Protobuilder » Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:58 am

buckethead wrote:Lord Jesus. I'll read that right after Glassman's bio and the new novel about dust mites
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Re: America's Bitter Pill

Post by nafod » Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:29 pm

I am going to print out all my posts on this forum and give it to turd for Christmas
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