Tag Archives: Anson Burlingame

The Coca Cola Party?

When I first heard about it I was appalled. On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court, in a case that is now usually referred to as Citizens United , overturned the provision of McCain-Feingold barring corporations and unions from paying … Continue reading

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Health: A Caring Business?

In a guest column for the Joplin Globe (1/30/2011) Anson Burlingame discusses the financial ramifications of the end-of-life issue as it bears on MediCare and taxpayers.  In my opinion he does a good job in summing up the problem but … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Tough Love

Anson Burlingame’s latest post, “Intoxicated by Government”,  prompts me to reply with a post of my own, wherein I can access more writing tools than on just a comment. Anson addresses the age-old conundrum of the relationship between the government … Continue reading

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