Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Good S-CHIP News (Finally!)

The massive expansion of this program originally touted as "for the children" was taken off life support and expired early this morning, according to sources close to the "patient:"
This is good news for poor children, whose health coverage was jeopardized by congressional efforts to cover middle class adults. With this new agreement, it looks like our Fearless Leaders on the Potomic (FLotP©) have kicked this particular can a little farther down the road.
Of course, this doesn't mean an end to congressional efforts to gut the point of the program, but it certainly buys the children, and taxpayers, some time.
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