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  • California politicians can't reform themselves

    Thursday, the Los Angeles Times ran an editorial pleading for California Republicans to help save the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP, vetoed by President Bush. The very next day, The Times had another of many editorials pleading for Los Angeles Democrats to reform themselves. While I agree, it is time to face the truth: In the context of our dysfunctional two-party system, these editorials are not worth the paper they are printed on because California Republicans and Democrats cannot reform themselves.
  • The cult of 'for the children'

    In their dispute over an expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP, President Bush and Congress agree with Whitney Houston. They believe, that is, that children are our future. The quibbling isn't over the notion that kids...

    A passable kids' healthcare plan

    In a perfect world, Congress would pass the House's reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program by an overwhelming majority. Unfortunately, seeing as the 6.6 million children in the program have to deal with reality -- particularly...

    Veto-proofing kids' health insurance

    Preventing poor children from seeing a doctor is politically unpopular and deeply immoral, which explains the Bush administration's attempt to hide its efforts to do precisely that. No one should be fooled by President Bush's interference with...