Is there anyone who can point to the "Affordable Care Act" (aka Obamacare) and credibly claim it is accomplishing the goals set for it seven years ago?
Insurers are pulling out of the exchanges, premiums and related costs are going up, not down, as supporters of the misnamed law claimed they would. Many people who like their doctors are not being allowed to keep their doctors.
In a Facebook post last week, Obama himself didn't even bother to defend Obamacare. Instead, he criticized a proposed replacement, calling the
Leaving aside whether the poor, and much of the middle class, have any wealth to transfer, much less to meet their own needs, who would know more about a massive transfer of wealth than Obama, whose own health care law is attempting to do just that?
In a statement following the release of a summary of the Senate Republican bill, Majority Leader
After that, we will proceed with a robust debate and an open amendment process on the
Good luck with that. In our politically polarized atmosphere, even a "Good morning" from a member of the opposition party might provoke a "says who?" response.
In business and in virtually every other area of life, when something doesn't work, most people would suggest trying another path. Not in
Here, it's all about intentions, feelings and appealing to "the base," not accomplishments.
If your intention in supporting Obamacare was to fix what is wrong with health care that is all that matters, not whether your fix worked.
One senator is trying to solve a related problem that could serve as a model for his colleagues when it comes to a new health care bill.
Enzi estimates duplicative government programs are costing taxpayers $310 billion and counting.
According to figures supplied to me by Enzi's office, there are hundreds of laws that duplicate each other. Comptroller General
The biggest challenge may be reducing unauthorized spending. Enzi says some spending is on "auto-pay" with some programs not having been re-authorized in 30 years. No wonder
Taxpayers are paying for 158 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs, and nearly 700 energy initiatives, according to GAO.
The real scandal in