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Jul 1, 2017

What Still Matters – Behind the Health Care Headlines

Where can a conversation possibly go when someone tells you that a new health care reform plan is going to take health coverage away from 22 million people?  With the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) backing that claim…surely that is a showstopper. Not so fast. Along with educated guesses that the housing market would never crash […]

Jun 30, 2017

A thought for Canada on its 150th anniversary

This year your northern neighbor celebrates the 150th anniversary of The Confederation of Canada. A new exhibit is opening at the Museum of Canadian History in the city of Gatineau, highlighting 150 moments of Canada’s history. You are thinking: Only 150 years? The French and the British have had colonies in what is now Canada since the 1600’s? During […]

Jun 16, 2017

What Still Matters: Bipartisanship still exists

Are we so divided as a nation that the two sides in Washington can agree on nothing? Can we no longer work together? What do you say to the Negative Nancy who claims the only action occurring in Washington is the evolution of James Comey’s (former FBI Director) dramatic career and debates over the proper […]

Jun 6, 2017

“What’s Your American Dream?” Survey, Week 5: Services

The Chisel’s new survey continues this week with its fifth topic, Services.   The Chisel — along with a nonpartisan coalition of over 25 organizations including The Policy Circle — is coordinating “What’s Your American Dream? ”, a survey over the next several weeks that allows you to be part of “shaping a shared vision for all Americans.”  If you missed a previous week’s […]

Jun 6, 2017

“What’s Your American Dream?” Survey, Week 7: Governance

The Chisel’s new survey wraps up this week with its seventh and final topic, Governance.  The Chisel — along with a nonpartisan coalition of over 25 organizations including The Policy Circle — has been coordinating “What’s Your American Dream? ”, a survey over the past several weeks that allows you to be part of “shaping a shared vision for all Americans.” If you […]

Jun 6, 2017

“What’s Your American Dream?” Survey, Week 6: Foreign Affairs

The Chisel’s new survey continues this week with its sixth topic, Foreign Affairs.   The Chisel — along with a nonpartisan coalition of over 25 organizations including The Policy Circle — is coordinating “What’s Your American Dream? ”, a survey over the next several weeks that allows you to be part of “shaping a shared vision for all Americans.” If you missed a […]