Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Toast to Health Care

Happy Hour at a bar called the High Dive in Southeast Portland – what better place to apply for health insurance through Cover Oregon. That’s where I signed up for insurance after seeing an invitation on the Internet from a group called Working America. Within minutes of registering for a 5:30 p.m. slot, I received […]

The Soul of Oregon

The University of Oregon Ducks football team has been having a humbling season this year, despite having the best training facility money can buy. It’s an excellent lesson for the entire state. Money cannot buy competence. Oregon spent $21 million to advertise its state-run health insurance exchange called “Cover Oregon,” but it has not enrolled […]