FamiliesUSA http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6866/all en The New Harry and Louise Are "More Charitable," Support Obama-Care http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-harry-and-louise-are-more-charitable-support-obama-care <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Harry and Louise, no longer selfish, have signed on for Obama-style big-government health &quot;reform,&quot; reports Natasha Singer of a new ad campaign featuring the famous fictional couple: &quot;Now, the mellowed AARP-eligible Harry and Louise of this campaign seem more charitable and outward-directed. They even invoke the plight of the uninsured.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Harry and Louise, the fictional TV couple that helped foster doubts about Bill Clinton's big-government health care back in 1993, are now on the Obama health-care bandwagon, gushed reporter Natasha Singer in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/business/media/17adco.html " target="_self">Harry and </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/business/media/17adco.html ">Louise Return, With a New Message</a>." </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN-LEFT: 0.5in">Harry and Louise have changed their minds about health care reform.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-harry-and-louise-are-more-charitable-support-obama-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama FamiliesUSA HarryandLouise healthcare LabelingBias NatashaSinger NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:32:00 +0000 admin 6960 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Blames Society for Lack of Children's Health Insurance http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-blames-society-lack-childrens-health-insurance <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; American taxpayers have a moral obligation to make sure all children – the “most vulnerable members” of society – have insurance, according to ABC “World News Sunday.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-blames-society-lack-childrens-health-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government abc Children FamiliesUSA healthcare insurance MediaBias Mon, 04 Jun 2007 21:36:36 +0000 admin 25499 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Latches Onto Liberal Group's Study on Prescription Drug Choice http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbs-latches-liberal-groups-study-prescription-drug-choice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; President Bush’s prescription drug plan has been panned by conservatives and liberals, for different reasons. But in his June 21 "Evening News" report when CBS’s Wyatt Andrews presented the objections of a liberal health care advocacy group, he suggested competition in health care leaves senior citizens worse off than government monopoly.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbs-latches-liberal-groups-study-prescription-drug-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health cbs consumergroup Drugs FamiliesUSA prescription Thu, 22 Jun 2006 17:45:28 +0000 admin 25154 at http://www.mrc.org