With so much disappointment over the flaws and failures of the health
care reform bill, it's been easy to overlook what it does in fact
achieve. With the drama of the signing, complete with ten pens, behind
us, Crooks and Liars lists ten benefits
that go into effect within months. Key among them: the eminently
reasonable yet hard-fought stipulation that you can't lose your
insurance because you get sick, which is, umm, supposed to be the whole point of insurance, right? It's a start.