Kevin Drum

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Medicaid Expansion Now an Even Better Deal For States

Need some more good news on Obamacare? How about some mixed news instead? Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates released last week show that health reform’s Medicaid expansion, which many opponents wrongly claim will cripple state budgets, is an ... [Published Mother Jones - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Male Doctors Bill Medicare for More Services Than Female Doctors

today brings us an interesting study from Andrew Fitch of NerdWallet. Long story short, he finds that male doctors get paid a lot more by Medicare than female doctors.Obviously there are several reasons for this. Chief among them: Higher paid specialties ... [Published Mother Jones - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Economic Problem With Solar Power; And The Solution

I fear that Noah Smith is being a little unkind to the Koch brothers here. No, not because I have any contact with them, nor because I’m just generally a neoliberal running dog lickspittle. But because they have in fact identified a real problem with ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

SpaceX Scores Again

After a delay from a 4-14 launch date, SpaceX successfully sent its new Falcon 9 off to the I.S.S. with another Dragon Capsule payload on 4-18. The Dragon Capsule has docked with the I.S.S. ( Video here ) Even better, the initial tests to bring the first ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

There Goes the Sun

Like just about everyone who has looked at the numbers on renewable energy, solar power in particular, I was wowed by the progress . Something really good is in reach.And so, inevitably, the usual suspects are trying to kill it .For the Kochs, it’s partly ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare Isn’t an Automatic Vote Getter

Here are some sophisticated reasons : The insecurity that Baker describes was real, and some people will realize that the ACA means they no longer have that worry, or at least not to the same extent. Still, there are several barriers to it being a ... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Quote of the Day: Will Obamacare Deliver More Votes Than Medicare?

questioning whether Obamacare will ever be a vote winner for Democrats:After Medicare passed in 1965, voters “rewarded” Democrats for Medicare with big midterm losses in 1966 and then by putting Republicans in the White House in five of the next six presidential ... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Reading Charles Krauthammer is a little bit like a more sophisticated form of nutpicking, but we’re probably going to hear more like this : Open the floodgates, and let the monies, big and small, check and balance each other. And let transparency be ... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

It's Spring, So California Refineries Are...

The swallows may no longer return to Capistrano, but don't worry. We still have an A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a week, according to AAA. That's the highest price since March 2013....Problems ... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Better signals for Obamacare success

Kevin Drum is laying out some markers for what he would consider an Obamacare success story in 2023.  He raises a good point about pre-65 mortality rates. But my biggest issue is with the age-adjusted mortality rate. I know this is a widely popular ... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Please Donate to Our Fundraiser

For those of you who missed it in last week's catblogging post, we haven't yet reached our $100,000 goal, so how about donating a few bucks to our investigative reporting fundraiser? We're a reader-supported nonprofit, which means those dollars aren't ... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Invading Crimea Has Harmed Russia’s Economy

The invasion of Crimea may have cost Russia a lot more than it expected: MOSCOW — Russia’s economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 17 2014]

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Commentary: Will Obamacare losers outvote its w... [Published Herald Times - 6 hours ago]
Male Doctors Bill Medicare for More Services Th... [Published Mother Jones - 23 hours ago]
Why conservatives are trying to strangle solar ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
The Economic Problem With Solar Power; And The ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]
SpaceX Scores Again [Published Daily Kos - Apr 22 2014]
There Goes the Sun [Published Gnom.es - Apr 21 2014]
The Latest "Cosmos" Explains How Corporations F... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 21 2014]
The Latest "Cosmos" Explains How Corporations F... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 21 2014]
Obamacare Isn’t an Automatic Vote Getter [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 21 2014]
Quote of the Day: Will Obamacare Deliver More V... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 21 2014]
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 19 2014]
Better signals for Obamacare success [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 18 2014]
Krauthammer Lights the Way for Tidal Waves of... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
How Will We Know if Obamacare Is a Success? [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
It's Spring, So California Refineries Are... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
Please Donate to Our Fundraiser [Published Mother Jones - Apr 18 2014]
Byron York: Midterms may hinge on whether Obama... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 17 2014]
The Good News on Obamacare Just Keeps Rolling In [Published Mother Jones - Apr 17 2014]
Invading Crimea Has Harmed Russia’s Economy [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 17 2014]
Latest Gallup Result: 12 Million Newly Insured... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 17 2014]
Is the Census Recount of the Uninsured a Legiti... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 17 2014]
Putin: Eastern Ukraine is Really "Novorossiya" [Published Mother Jones - Apr 17 2014]
Invading Crimea May Have Cost Russia $200 Billi... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 17 2014]
The LBJ Debate Rages On [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
An Update From Our 1% World: Southern Californi... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 16 2014]
LBJ Was Great. LBJ Was Horrible. Deal With It. [Published Mother Jones - Apr 16 2014]
'And then you go, 'Uh oh'' [Published MSNBC - Apr 16 2014]
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: What's going on wi... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 16 2014]
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The Latest "Cosmos" Explains How Corporations F... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 21 2014]
The most amazing thing about Fox's new Cosmos series is that it exists at all. A program that is, at its core, educational, airing at 9 p.m. on Sunday and competing with shows like Game of Thrones…in what universe does that happen? Today's audiences ...
Obamacare Isn’t an Automatic Vote Getter [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 21 2014]
Here are some sophisticated reasons : The insecurity that Baker describes was real, and some people will realize that the ACA means they no longer have that worry, or at least not to the same extent. Still, there are several barriers to it being a ...
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 19 2014]
Reading Charles Krauthammer is a little bit like a more sophisticated form of nutpicking, but we’re probably going to hear more like this : Open the floodgates, and let the monies, big and small, check and balance each other. And let transparency be ...
Better signals for Obamacare success [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 18 2014]
Kevin Drum is laying out some markers for what he would consider an Obamacare success story in 2023.  He raises a good point about pre-65 mortality rates. But my biggest issue is with the age-adjusted mortality rate. I know this is a widely popular ...
Invading Crimea Has Harmed Russia’s Economy [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 17 2014]
The invasion of Crimea may have cost Russia a lot more than it expected: MOSCOW — Russia’s economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more ...
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