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Activists’ attempt to silence Seattle homeless discussion fails -- New venue announced for May 23rd Young Professionals event
By DAVID BOZE  | 
May 22, 2019

                                                                                                                                    

SEATTLE – Just two days before Washington Policy Center’s (WPC’s) Young Professionals were to hold their “The City of Seattle… Dying or Thriving?” happy hour event, the venue cancelled due to outside pressure. The event had been scheduled since the end of March.  

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Direct Primary Care - A Health Care Solution Outside of Government Control
By ROGER STARK  | 
May 21, 2019

Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed highlighting the benefits of direct primary care. The article was written by John Carlson, Seattle radio personality and one of the founders of Washington Policy Center. 

As background, many primary care doctors have become tired of government regulations, paper work, and ever-decreasing payments from Medicare and Medicaid. They have elected to practice medicine without the hassles of dealing with insurance companies – both private and government plans.

Doctors who have direct primary care (DPC) practices offer patients 24-hour access to a primary care physician for a fixed monthly price. DPC began as an alternative for wealthy patients (then called “concierge medicine”), but it has become affordable and has expanded into the Medicaid population.

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Farmers cannot pay bills with patriotism
By PAM LEWISON  | 
May 20, 2019

Dear President Trump,

In a recent speech, you said, “Our great Patriot Farmers will be one of the biggest beneficiaries of what is happening now.” The statement is doesn’t match the experience farmers face today.

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