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Posted By Ray DeLorenzi On January 25, 2008 @ 7:12 am In Bulletin Today | No Comments

Wall Street Journal [1]: Tempering Health-Care Goals

Democrats backing universal health care long favored a single-payer system, with government replacing insurance companies and covering everyone. More recently, most have advocated a more modest — and politically feasible — system that provides universal coverage by building on the employer-based system.

Los Angeles Times [2]: Saving becomes a campaign issue

A dawning reality that millions of workers face an income squeeze when they retire has elevated building a nest egg to the national political agenda.

Washington Post [3]: Longing for Size and Speed

Small-car options appeared limited, pushing aging baby boomers onto the unfamiliar territory of Scion, Toyota’s youth-car brand.
“I shouldn’t even be in this section,” said Larry Waldron, a 60-year-old retired federal worker. The Scion could be a real draw for older people, he said. It is easy to get in and out of and has thin windshield posts, giving drivers a wider view of the road. But he said Toyota will have to dress the brand down so the car doesn’t look quite so funky.

U.S. News & World Report [4]: Health Insurance Options That Squeeze Individuals

Many people have no choice but to buy healthcare coverage on their own, despite its downsides.


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[1] Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article_print/SB120123158058516047.html

[2] Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-savings27jan27,1,1919199,print.story

[3] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/24/AR2008012403305_pf.html

[4] U.S. News & World Report: http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/2008/01/24/health-insurance-options-that-squeeze-individuals.html

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