by | Feb 14, 2019

Most Americans recognize the phrase, “A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage.” Yet few could tell you, without a surreptitious glance at Wikipedia, that it was Herbert Hoover’s 1928 campaign slogan. It was obviously meant to…

by | Jan 31, 2019

Gotta love this January 23, 2019 poll of Americans surveyed by the Kaiser Family Health Foundation. A large majority of Americans favors by 56-42 percent a public policy extending universal health care to everyone in the country, “national Medicare-for-all where all Americans would get their insurance…

by | Jan 17, 2019

The border security debate illustrates that the left’s agenda requires two suspensions of disbelief. The first is needed to make the left’s proposal seem palatable; the second is needed to make it seem plausible. Such suspensions apply not just to…

by | Jan 16, 2019

In a crowded field of Democrats vying for the presidency in 2020, one thing stands out. “Medicare-for-all” tops their campaign promises. Sunday the latest to announce, former Obama cabinet official Julian Castro, pledged to make Medicare-for-all a reality. But these candidates…

by | Nov 3, 2018

went to the post office two years ago to mail some packages. It was around 4:15 p.m. The post office was closed. Weeks earlier, that post office always had been open until 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. Now they suddenly were closing at 4:00 p.m. It was not a holiday, Christmas Eve or Thanksgiving Eve. Just a regular weekday. I soon would learn that the post office’s hours had been reduced to save the Government money because the post office runs at such a large deficit that it essentially is bankrupt but gets propped up artificially because a country has to have a postal service, even if it does not have borders.

by | Oct 22, 2018

It is no surprise that health care reform is a major campaign issue for all Americans this year. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that health care is the most important issue that voters want candidates to discuss this…

by | Oct 17, 2018

Senator Bernie Sanders says that because Medicare is “the most popular, successful and cost-effective health insurance in the country” everyone should have it, regardless of age. But watch out for the bait and switch. Truth is, Sanders’ Medicare for All legislation actually abolishes…

by | Oct 15, 2018

President Trump’s recent declaration in USA Today that Medicare-for-All would “demolish promises to seniors” produced a deluge of denunciations from the Democrats, the media, and the plan’s primary congressional promoter — Bernie Sanders. The latter’s response to the President’s op-ed uses…

by | Sep 12, 2018

President Barack Obama made a stunning policy shift on Friday, endorsing “Medicare for all” — a single-payer health system for the nation. Most Democrats contending for the 2020 presidential nomination and many Dems vying for Congressional seats this fall are…

by | Aug 29, 2018

If Obamacare succeeded, then why do so many who had once regarded it as a panacea now enthusiastically back Senator Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All bill? Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, and Tom Udall all voted for Obamacare in Congress…

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