Trudy Lieberman is a contributing edtor to the Columbia Journalism Review (cjr.org), where she blogs.
PLAN D--D FOR DISGUSTED
The Medicare "reform" legislation just passed by Congress sends the program on a path to destruction.
On a frigid morning in Washington, DC, two boys about 13 or 14 come to
the driveway of the Ambassador Baptist Church, where the day's meager
food offerings are displayed.
The Medicare bills passed by the Senate Finance Committee on June 12 and
the House Ways and Means Committee on June 17 move the
thirty-eight-year-old social insurance program one step closer to