Category Archives: Healthcare

Why Obamacare and Ryancare won’t solve our healthcare issues

Democrats had good reason to gloat when Republicans failed to pass House Speaker Paul Ryan’s replacement for the PPACA/Obamacare tax bill. After all, Republicans campaigned on repeal-and-replace for years. Ryan couldn’t get votes he needed from his own party. Although … Continue reading

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Top Republican says purchasing across state lines will be added to AHA

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) weighed in on the process for the repeal of key features of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care/Obamacare tax bill. McCarthy said the process will be in three phases. “Phase One” has already been … Continue reading

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Obamacare v Trumpcare: Good, bad, and in between

The seemingly eternal debate over Democrats’ Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the tax bill commonly called Obamacare, is beginning to ratchet up again. I skimmed parts of the Republicans’ American Healthcare Act bill (beginning to be called ‘Trumpcare’) this … Continue reading

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Addiction is real reason Dems and Republicans fear repeal of PPACA

Anyone who has read the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) knows just how bad this bill really is. Both Democrats and Republicans know it. So why are both parties balking at repealing and replacing the bill? It’s simple. … Continue reading

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At DC rumble, Can CNN hosts be fair when Cruz and Sanders debate Obamacare tax bill?

CNN has announced a special debate on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act commonly referred to as Obamacare: “WASHINGTON, D.C.—Feb. 1, 2017— CNN anchor Jake Tapper and chief political correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a Town Hall Debate with … Continue reading

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VP Elect Pence on Obamacare tax bill: We’re in ‘promise-keeping business’

Vice President Elect Mike Pence joined top Republicans in a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 4, telling Americans the new administration will be in “the promise-keeping business.” Pence, alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy … Continue reading

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How can you possibly vote for Donald Trump?

Not long ago, someone I loved very much got angry with me about the 2016 election. I deliberately try to avoid talking politics with sensitive friends and family, but he persisted. One thing led to another, and he finally looked … Continue reading

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