Tagged: health care bill

When People are Pawns

When People are Pawns

  America is losing its most precious asset – its humanity.¬† I used to think of Americans as generous, compassionate people. And I still see signs of these¬†admirable traits. In the success of so...

Tried and Proven False

Tried and Proven False

There was a story in Yahoo News this morning detailing the horrors that occurred in Arizona when they implemented policies similar to those in the Republican health care bill. I didn’t need to read...

The Puzzling Behavior of Some House Democrats

The Puzzling Behavior of Some House Democrats

NOTE: Webmaster Xavier Murphy will be upgrading the Word Press Blog software this weekend. So this is the last blog for a few days. It’s hard to be a responsible voter in America. There...

Kucinich Flip-Flop Would be Easy to Understand

Kucinich Flip-Flop Would be Easy to Understand

As I write this blog, Congressman Denis Kucinich is holding a press conference to announce how he will vote on President Obama’s health care reform bill. Yes, it’s no longer the House bill or...

I’m Having Second Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

I’m Having Second Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

I am one of those people who frequently jump to conclusions and revise those judgments after a little more thought. In the heat of the moment, I am wont to blurt out declarations that...

Historians Will Have the Last Word on Health Care Reform

Historians Will Have the Last Word on Health Care Reform

You keep hearing the word “historic” applied to the health care bill that finally made it to the floor of the Senate early this morning. Approval of the bill is a foregone conclusion. And...

Democrats – and Obama – May Be Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’

Democrats – and Obama – May Be Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’

Someone should remind President Obama that Jimmy Carter, who was one of America’s most decent presidents, was booted out after just one term. Obama doesn’t seem to realize the potential price for the health...

Democrats May Have Lured Health Care Profiteers Into a Trap

Democrats May Have Lured Health Care Profiteers Into a Trap

I don’t want to get unduly excited about this. I’ve absorbed too many disappointments since the Democrats won control of the U.S. Congress. Still, it looks as if health care reform might be coming...

Are Sly Saboteurs Trying to Ambush Health Care Reform?

Are Sly Saboteurs Trying to Ambush Health Care Reform?

Sandra and I visited my sister Elizabeth and her husband Wendell at their winter home in New Port Richey, Florida, yesterday, and became involved in a heated discussion about the health care reform bill...

“Christian” Groups Threaten Americans’ Freedom from Religion

“Christian” Groups Threaten Americans’ Freedom from Religion

Some people insist that America is a “Christian” country founded by religious pioneers who wanted to create a society that abides by rules spelled out in the King James version of the Holy Bible....