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IN BRIEF

Odds Seen Against Health Care Bill

FEBRUARY 15, 2010 by SHELDON RICHMAN

“As Democrats and Republicans sharpen their knives ahead of President Obama’s summit on health care, experts are questioning whether the president’s health care agenda is doomed to fail just as President Clinton’s did in the 1990′s…. Obama has invited Republicans and Democrats to a televised bipartisan meeting on health care on Feb. 25, but experts are skeptical about whether the open event will be any more than political theater and actually achieve any concrete results in bringing both sides together.” (ABC News, Monday)

Dodging the bullet.

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SHELDON RICHMAN

Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and TheFreemanOnline.org, and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families.

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