John Goodman’s Commentaries
What to Know About Pete Sessions’ Health Reform Bill
With the help of scholars at the Goodman institute and Americans for Prosperity, Congressman Pete Sessions and his colleagues have introduced the Health Care Fairness for All Act. Among its other features, the bill would do the following: For the first time in...
Dr. John C. Goodman and Congressman Pete Sessions, Texas 17th
In this video interview Dr. John C. Goodman and Congressman Pete Sessions discuss a health reform plan that is a rival to Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All. (https://sessions.house.gov/2023/5/sessions-introduces-innovative-health-care-reform-legislation) The bill has been written with significant input from the Goodman Institute and Americans for Prosperity.
Update: The Durham Report
Why are the mainstream media outlets so intent on convincing us there is no there, there?
Maybe it’s because the report invites us to review not just the behavior of the FBI and the intelligence community during the Trump presidency, but also the behavior of the media during all that time.
Here is a brief review of all the times Donald Trump was called a “traitor” on the editorial pages of the New York Times and elsewhere. This was not just schoolyard name calling. In column after column, writers encouraged readers to believe that Trump might actually be the agent of a foreign power.
2023-2024 National Policy Topic – Economic Inequality
This PDF is the main document concerning National Policy Topic of Economic Inequality.
Why Are There Drug Shortages?
For the past two decades the US has been experiencing shortages of cancer drugs, antibiotics and even saline, a drug potentially needed by almost every patient who gets admitted to the hospital. Nearly all thirty of the most frequently used emergency department drugs experienced shortages from 2006-2019.
Social Security and Medicare Reform
How Much Do We Owe?
What Congressional Republicans are Getting Wrong
When John F. Kennedy won the presidency in 1960, he won the majority of white voters who didn’t have a college degree. But he lost white college graduates by a two-to-one margin. The numbers were almost exactly reversed for Joe Biden.
Why Are Politicians Ignoring the Elderly
According to Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell, 3.5 million workers have permanently departed from the workforce. Of that number, 2 million have retired. Can’t retirees change their mind, and at least take a part-time job? In principle, yes. But the federal government does its mighty best to discourage them from doing that. More
Health Care in the Senate Next Year
The committee chair will be Bernie Sanders and Bill Cassidy will be the ranking member. Ironically, both believe in universal coverage that could be achieved with no increase in health care spending. Sanders will need help from Cassidy if anything is to be done in a closely divided Senate. The problem: their visions for health care are so different, there is almost no overlap. More.