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Obama on the Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama explains the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional. They ruled that the individual mandate was no more than a tax. More from ScotusBlog: Although the Court had four questions before it, the focus of the challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was the so-called individual mandate – the requirement that almost all Americans buy health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty. Defending the constitutionality of the mandate, the government’s primary argument was that Congress can require everyone to buy health insurance using its power

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Affordable Care Act Is Found to Be Constitutional

Well, this is a surprise – the Affordable Care Act was found to be constitutional. CNN, the Huffington Post, Fox News and several others were caught with their pants down as they boldly announced that the individual mandate was struck down.  I will be talking about this and plenty of other topics on Local Edge Radio from 3 – 6pm today.  

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Fixing our economy (Update)

In order to decrease our collective risk and fix our economy we need to do three things – Restore Glass-Steagall Act Ban Naked Credit Default Swaps Break up companies that are too big to fail BTW, here’s an extremely complex explanation of how JP Morgan lost $2 billion. I have read it twice and I’m still lost.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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