by | Mar 15, 2018

The congressional leadership of the GOP seems determined to hand their congressional majorities back to the Democrats. Otherwise, why would they even consider including two Obamacare bailouts — the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) and risk mitigation programs — in the upcoming…

by | Oct 2, 2017

Anyone naïve enough to believe that Tom Price’s ouster from HHS was actually about his use of chartered jets may wish to consider this: The same transgression was committed on a much larger scale by numerous Obama administration officials, yet…

by | Sep 18, 2017

After September 30, Senate Republicans will no longer be able repeal, replace, or otherwise alter Obamacare with a simple majority vote. For all intents and purposes, that means they have exactly 12 days to keep a solemn promise they have…

by | Sep 4, 2017

Ulysses S. Grant, victor of countless fights with Democrats both on and off the battlefield, defined the difference between winners and losers thus: “In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues…

by | Jul 27, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell not only failed to whip up enough votes to replace Obamacare last week but achieved the same negative result when he shifted to a straight-up repeal as well. He lost by forfeit without counting a…

by | Jul 26, 2017

The following Republican Senators demonstrated this afternoon that they are liars and frauds: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), Dean Heller (Nev.), John McCain (Ariz.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), and Rob Portman (Ohio). When Barack Obama vetoed H.R. 3762, a…

by | Jul 21, 2017

David Hogberg is pleased with Senators Rand Paul, Jerry Moran, and Mike Lee for sinking the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Hogberg believes that “McConnellCare,” as he has dubbed it, needed to be scuttled and that these alleged Republicans, along…

by | Jul 19, 2017

You know that when a tough guy from the Balkans starts bawling in the middle of a championship match at Wimbledon that manliness isn’t what it used to be. Okay, so he was losing. That makes it understandable? The same…

by | Jul 18, 2017

The headlines are almost daily now. Here are a few: From Politico: “Boehner: Republicans won’t repeal and replace Obamacare” From CNN: “Why Senate Republicans can’t agree to repeal Obamacare, in charts” From the Washington Examiner: “Byron York: Why can’t House repeal Obamacare? Because…

by | Jul 17, 2017

Mitch McConnell no doubt breathed a sigh of relief when John McCain’s surgery gave him an excuse to postpone a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Now that Senators Rand Paul and Susan Collins have made it abundantly…

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