Read the Bill 101

by Karoli 07.26.2009

After spending my weekend tamping down fires around HR 3200 which were purely the result of a lack of understanding about how legislation is constructed, I thought it might be helpful to put together some pointers on how to read it, along with some key terms. Format The bill is written in outline form. Because […]

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Investors’ Business Daily Lied To You!

by Karoli 07.16.2009

The Lie Investor’s Business Daily’s latest salvo comes in the form of an editorial claiming that private insurance is eliminated. When we first saw the paragraph Tuesday, just after the 1,018-page document was released, we thought we surely must be misreading it. So we sought help from the House Ways and Means Committee. It turns […]

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