Ever notice how hard it is to get back to work after a holiday? Well, I do.

Anyway, the thought crossed my mind this morning as I struggled through my second pot of coffee and the local early morning news show. Seems the anchors appeared a little too excited about the $90 million the feds slated for the state of Colorado to cover the uninsured until 2014. Course, that's when the health care reform law prevents carriers from barring those with pre-existing conditions, so this $90 million subsidy's little more than a stopgap.

Never mind that hefty price tag is meant to cover a paltry 4,000 people. And never mind that this cash isn't some windfall from an eccentric rich uncle.

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