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Republicans should back a single-payer health-care system

...as the insurance companies continue to maximize their profits under Obamacare.Health care as a proportion of gross national product ? already completely out of control ? will continue to rise. The government will see greater red ink along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-06-23/republicans-shou
Don't be deluded by government scare tactics over sequestration

...bring our already-sluggish economy to a standstill. Small businesses in the United States represent half of the gross national product and, more importantly, provide about 65 percent of all employment. CITY AND COUNTY governments, local school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-03-10/dont-be-deluded-
Are you happy? US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke wants to know

...The Kingdom of Bhutan has been tracking happiness for four decades. The tiny Himalayan na tion stopped tracking gross national product in 1972 and instead switched to measuring Gross National Happiness.Bernanke on Monday sketched out a few other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-06/are-you-happy-us-federal-r
Artistic frugality is en vogue, it seems

...The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Led Zeppelin turned down extremely attractive offers that were higher than the Gross National Product of many countries to go on tour. All said no.Robert Plant could have been part of a Led Zeppelin reunion after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-01-26/artistic-frugality-en
Applause | Ed Turner | Things to Do | Life
Not electing religious head

...elected representatives, morality is relative only as it pertains to the Constitution, law and order and the gross national product.If the Constitution is respected, freedom will be protected and each man's destiny will lie within the purview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-11-01/not-electing-religious-h
Quit because of Obama? No thanks

...except those elected to Congress, is a parasite, feeding off the tax dollars and contributing nothing to the Gross National Product. If government continues to grow, it will take more and more tax dollars to support it. And where do you suppose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/15/let_540913.shtml
Letters
Corruption ruins health care delivery

...country. Simple measures could revolutionize that economic sector that involves such a great percentage of the Gross National Product -- health care. Lawmakers could set up a basic health plan at a set low price -- reversing the price fixing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/10/let_517971.shtml
Letters
Start shaping our health care future

...more for health care but receiving less and less. Sixty years ago health care costs equaled 3.5 percent of our Gross National Product. This year it is 17 percent, and if the trend continues, health care will total 29 percent of GNP by 2030...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/05/let_468334.shtml
Letters
America's 232nd birthday a great time to take stock

...entrepreneurial system, which defines the United States today. 1. Largest Economy. At $14 trillion, our gross national product is by far the largest in the world. If you add all the three next largest - Japan ($6 trillion), Germany...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/04/op_464835.shtml
Opinion columns
America is nation of procrastination, researcher finds

...game Minesweeper - that probably has cost billions of dollars for the whole society," he said. The U.S. gross national product would probably rise by $50 billion if the icon and sound that notifies people of new e-mail suddenly disappear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/12/bus_112187.shtml
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