Once again, I find I must urge you to stop the insanity of your party’s multiple, irrational, rushed and ill-conceived attempts to “improve” on the Affordable Care Act. None of your previous failed attempts would have improved the health care system itself or the attendant costs. President Obama was President, and no amount of head… Read More An open letter to my Senators
Before anything else: My heart is with all those suffering from Hurricane Harvey. I have sent money to relief organizations and used social media to raise money for assistance. Don’t politicize Hurricane Harvey—a response I got when I copied a post from “Living Liberal in a Blue State” that said: These Hurricanes are… Read More Sheriff Joe and the Hurricane
Rugged individualism is as American as it gets. John Wayne was probably viewed as the epitome of this concept—that each person should be responsible for their own life, that people do not need and should not accept help from any government. Wayne’s voice was that of what is now called libertarianism, which, at its core,… Read More Liberalism Is the Most Fiscally Conservative Philosophy
Mike Pence had this to say on Fox News, when questioned about health care: CARLSON: But if after a year or two of giving people more choices, millions fewer Americans had health insurance, would that be worth it? PENCE: Well, it’s — it’s — the very essence of living in a free society is people… Read More The health care debate will show us who we really are
Ok, so the problem may be Obamacare, in that it did nothing to regulate, to slow down cost increases. Perhaps a stupid law, which made it illegal for Medicare and Medicaid, to negotiate drug prices came into being during W. Bush’s tenure as President. The argument that one cannot wait until one… Read More Obamacare is a part of the problem in health care.