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When we were little, how many of us were encouraged by our parents to “share,” “care about others’ feelings,” “put others’ needs ahead of our own” and “don’t be selfish” as we played with other children in the sandbox? Yet, as adults, if a stranger approached us and asked to share our car, we would [...]
As much as everyone agrees healthcare needs reform, dishonest discussion helps no one. The gimmick of comparing six years of costs (benefits starting in 2014) against 10 years of tax increases (starting in 2010) to make things “balance” reflects contempt for voters. Where is the change we can believe in?
First, he did apologize. “(The banking industry) made a lot of mistakes,” U.S. Bancorp CEO Richard Davis told the Feb. 25 Phoenix Economics Club luncheon crowd at the Arizona Biltmore. “The industry failed you.” Banks gave out loans they shouldn’t have and lost sight of their customers, he said. Those December bonuses were a bad [...]
Dr. Denis Cortese, former president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, explained the challenges facing the healthcare industry in a Jan. 19 talk to the Economics Club of Phoenix. Speaking a week after the Massachusetts special election of Scott Brown to the Senate — and presumably the end of the ObamaCare proposal in Congress — [...]