Archive for June 18th, 2009

Health Care in Germany: One Observation (Maybe Two) »

I’m not an expert on the German health care system, but as we move toward nationalized health care in the U.S., I can’t help but think back to something I witnessed in Berlin, when I was there for a conference in 2004. I was walking from the conference venue to my hotel when I…
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One Man’s Hero Is Another Man’s Goat »

Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, gives CNBC his opinion of Ben Bernanke: “I think he saved the system, I think he’s a national hero,” Welch said. “I think Bernanke seems to be a guy operating on a clear intellectual framework. This guy’s done a hell of a good job.” Perhaps Bernanke…
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