Category Archives: Taxes

What’s Next: After House success with AHA, can Senate do the same?

Yesterday’s success for House Republicans and embattled speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is the first step in health insurance reform. Now a new question arises. Can the Senate come together and enough members agree on provisions to move the bill on? … Continue reading

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House Republicans attempt to shield middle class with passage of AHA

Today House Republicans, with an additional single vote from Democrats, passed HR 1628, the American Healthcare Act of 2017. No bill is perfect, but credit is due to those who were among the 217 ‘Yea’ votes. That’s because GOP House … 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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Should Mrs. Clinton win, middle class will be hard hit

One of the most intriguing but rarely polls in the 2016 election cycle is the daily tracking poll at The L.A. Times. Trump often leads in that poll, and within the data there’s an interesting finding. We should be talking … Continue reading

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