Health Reform Shouldn't Fall Flat

September 9, 2009

A wise man once said: "In an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class."
A message worth heeding as the Congress…

An Outside Perspective on Obesity

July 30, 2009

Well, Sip & Savor has spent much time this week and prior weeks talking about the flaws in arguments and data presented by advocates who want to raise taxes…

There They Go Again – Spinning Data

July 28, 2009

The health advocates gathered in Washington yesterday to make their case for taxing groceries to pay for health reform. They did so by making often tenuous…

Puncturing the Twisted Rhetoric

July 27, 2009

Our critics love to roll out "scientific data" that is often ripe with half the story or, at least, not the complete story. Or the story isn't always presented…

LULAC STANDS UP AGAINST FOOD & BEVERAGE TAXES

July 24, 2009

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) brought their powerful voice to the debate on whether food and beverage taxes should be considered…

Grocery Taxes Won't Bend Cost Curve for Health Care - or Families

July 23, 2009

One aspect of the complex health care reform debate that is receiving more focus lately relates to "the cost curve." As we know, a driving factor in the…

Perspective

July 21, 2009

President Obama is right. Reforming health care is tough; otherwise it would have been done by now. And he gets credit for taking on such a complex issue…

Navigating Tough Waters on Health Care Reform

July 20, 2009

A new poll released last week, underscored the difficulty of expanding taxes on middle-class families and their groceries like soft drinks, juice drinks…

President Re-Commits to No Tax Hike Pledge

July 15, 2009

President Obama created a pretty clear standard on his campaign that he carried through into his presidency: that he would not raise taxes on the middle…

Say No to Beverage and Food Taxes

July 13, 2009

It's time to take a stand and tell Congress to stay out of our grocery cart and family budgets as they go about the important task of reforming health…