Showing posts from May, 2009

Single Payer Redux

As you who patiently wait long periods between posts know, the old Duffer is a strong supporter of single payer health insurance, my one unabashed opinion that's pro "socialism." Here's a paragraph from a May 30, '09 article in the NY Times:

"Public opinion polls suggest that many consumers would like to have the choice of a public plan. But insurance companies and Republican lawmakers say a public plan could drive private insurers out of business and lead eventually to a single-payer system run by the government."

The "many consumers" mentioned are in the 55-65% range, depending on how the polling questions are asked.

Read the NYT article at

And you are invited to see the whole "Duffer Plan" on single payer and how to make it happen at