Tagged: Obamacare implementation

Why do Republicans Want to Punish the Poor?

Why do Republicans Want to Punish the Poor?

I have to confess that I would rather be rich than poor. Being poor is not much fun. You don’t get to collect antique cars and travel to exotic destinations. You don’t get to eat...

Powers that Would be Maneuvering in the Shadows

Powers that Would be Maneuvering in the Shadows

Nothing seems to make sense this morning. Congress has apparently gone crazy. The government is paralyzed. The political “news” is a ritualistic stage show where opposing “talking points” are endlessly exchanged. On CNN, a woman...

Obamacare is Not the Real Target

Obamacare is Not the Real Target

The Tea Party’s all-out attack on Obamacare is a means to an end. Even the dumbest right-winger in Congress knows that the health care reform law is going into effect whether Congress votes to fund...

Crazies Threaten Government Shutdown. Again.

Crazies Threaten Government Shutdown. Again.

I don’t often agree with John McCain. But when he calls Ted Cruz and Rand Paul “wacko-birds,” I won’t argue with him. He might have added Utah senator Mike Lee to the flock. And...