Posts tagged "Capitalism and Freedom"
Better than a press conference with President Obama: Berkowitz w/Julie Hamos on Obamacare implementation in Illinois; Watch on Web and Cable
Julie Hamos: Sure, fine, restrictions like health insurance companies should put 80% of their premiums back into healthcare, is that a bad restriction? No, some would say we need to have those restrictions….And, that’s what the Affordable Healthcare Act already includes. Jeff Berkowitz: You see this guy, Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom? Julie Hamos: Yeah,... Read more »
Better than Charlie Rose w/ William F. Buckley, Jr.: Berkowitz w/Free market activist Jack Roeser (Watch now on the web)
Jack Roeser: And, this idiot Obama is trying to give us a single payer system for our medical care. Well, that is the biggest blunder in sight—in my whole lifetime—what that idiot is trying to do there. But, he has got the great example of a single payer system for K-12 [public] education, where the... Read more »
Better than Maddow w/Romney: Berkowitz w/ Tribune's Zorn on Cable/Web on Romney's taxes, Dem's Joe McCarthy and who "built it."
Jeff Berkowitz: Where does [economic] growth come from? Government or entrepreneurs? Eric Zorn [Chicago Tribune]: Obviously entrepreneurs are the real engine of growth, but you can’t have entrepreneurs if you don’t have government behind them. They cannot operate without the structure— Jeff Berkowitz: We could have a lot less government behind us and then... Read more »
Tonight's warm up act for McLaughlin Group: Berkowitz w/ General (and State Rep.) David Harris on Cable and the Web
A special airing tonight of the Chicago Suburban edition of Public Affairs features State Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights). Two Star General David Harris debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz how state pension reform should be and is being accomplished,which in the view of many others is “slowly and not so surely.” The... Read more »
Better than Sex: Berkowitz debates Illinois Policy Institute's Tillman on Obama, Gas Prices and School Choice, Web and Cable
Is President Obama responsible in large part or no part for gasoline costing $4.50 gallon? Is President Obama hypocritical for sending his kids to private school (30K/kid) and rejecting school vouchers-school choice for DC kids ($7500/kid) ? Can the Illinois 2012 tax hike be repealed, the state budget balanced and the 7 billion dollars in unpaid bills... Read more »
Watch Hamos (Mack the Knife?) on Cable in Chicago and Suburbs and on web; Do Theis and 10th CD Schneider need Hamos, et al to help them win?
HFS Director Julie Hamos: I am going to be a very unpopular person in Springfield because we’re not going to let people have so many choices in the Medicaid program…We’re working in the opposite direction… How to contain this program. How to contain the Medicaid budget. Jeff Berkowitz: But, you have to understand when you... Read more »