Chartrand…

ObamaCare, analysts, health care, and Brad and Angela

David Chartrand

David Chartrand

Americans aren’t ready to read, or believe, stories about the accomplishments of ObamaCare. We aren’t ready to think anything positive about health insurance. We become especially cranky when forced to read stories about whether Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are really divorced.

No one hates reading about health insurance more than those who have health insurance but have to wait months to see a doctor or travel hundreds of miles to find a proper hospital. Continue reading

No Chartrand…

David Chartrand

David Chartrand

ViewFromTheMidwest.com columnist, David Chartrand, is somewhere recharging his creative juices…we think. If his column doesn’t return at 7:30 Friday morning, it will be posted at its regular 7:30 a.m. post-time next Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Chartrand…

Hotels, tax breaks and morons

David Chartrand

David Chartrand

In its quest for a first-class conference hotel, Olathe has awarded humongo tax breaks for a new Embassy Suites with only 25,000 square meet of meeting space. RESULT: Olathe must keep looking for a first-class conference hotel.
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Awaiting the new film about J.D. Salinger. Favorite “Catcher in the Rye” quote:  “All morons hate it when you call them a moron.”
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Second favorite “Catcher” quote:  “I don’t exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.”
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