|But no worry, since it's a non-profit, the incoming president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, a nearly pure monopoly, would seek to qualify as the state's approved public co-op. Now there's 'free enterprise' for you! In its current form, in practical policy terms Conrad's public co-op is a 'Seinfeld ' episode -- it's about nothing.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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