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Matter of Opinion archive for March 4, 2008


'Socialized medicine' isn't working

The phrase, that is. A researcher found that this label employed by conservatives, the AMA and insurance lobby at various times in our history doesn't carry the negative connotation it once did.From the article:•Of the respondents, 67 percent said they understood what "socialized medicine" meant....

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Editorial and letter: Boeing v. Airbus

Today's editorial cautions against hasty condemnation of the Air Force's decision to give Northrop Grumman and Airbus the contract for its new tankers rather than Boeing, which, of course, has a major manufacturing facility in Everett, Wash.Most of the letters we've received on this subject...

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