NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-11-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

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Daily Policy Digest

Friday, December 11, 2009

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Health Issues

LEGISLATIVE SAUSAGE COULD LEAD TO SINGLE-PAYER INSURANCE

Sen. Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) compromise health care bill is a dramatic step toward a single-payer health care system, even if the public option is not on the table, say observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION/WASHINGTON POST

Economic Issues

WHY WORK SHARING WON'T WORK

Work sharing seems like a simple solution to the unemployment problem but study after study shows that European work sharing programs have done nothing to increase employment...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

FRAUD SUSPECTED IN MIAMI-DADE DIABETES CARE

An investigation has flagged Miami-Dade as accounting for over half the $1 billion that Medicare paid out nationally for treatment of homebound diabetes patients...

MIAMI HERALD

Energy Issues

EPA CAUSES COAL COMPANY TO LAY OFF NEARLY 500 MINERS

Nearly 500 coal miners laid off from CONSOL Energy are the latest victims of regulatory overreach by the Obama Administration, say observers...

WASHINGTON TIMES

Environment Issues

THE REAL INCONVENIENT TRUTH: DIANE FRANCIS HATES HUMANS

Global warming true believers and totalitarians share a penchant for anti-humanism, says columnist Bret Stephens...

FINANCIAL POST/WALL STREET JOURNAL

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