If this summer doesn’t make you even remotely interested in the future of the United States, I don’t know what will. What we have right now, during July of 2017, is a GOP that is caught in the trap of … Continue reading Scrap it: Enough ‘Replace’, Time for ‘Repeal’
On July 27th, the GOP’s “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — more commonly known as “Obamacare” — was rejected due to unanimous opposition by Senate Democrats, as well as negative votes from three Republican senators, including Arizona senator … Continue reading The “Skinny Repeal” and How “Party Loyalism” Is Influencing Healthcare Reform Efforts
The election of Donald Trump was supposed to usher in a new era of conservative governance. Instead, all it has done is divide the GOP along ideological and class based fault lines that have only grown since the GOP tried … Continue reading The Republicans Dilemma
Republicans, with significant effort, passed Healthcare Reform out of the House. Now, the effort is stalled in the Senate with both conservatives and moderates balking at various elements of the bill. In a perfect world, all sides would get what … Continue reading How Republicans Can Pass Healthcare Reform and Win In The Midterms
Yesterday, the House GOP passed the AHCA, their long awaited repeal and replacement piece of healthcare legislation. Ever since the original bill was pulled on the 25th of March, House GOP leadership and the White House have been working on … Continue reading Why I Oppose The Housed Passed AHCA
It’s common for incumbents to run away from an unpopular President or national nominee if the candidate is unpopular or floundering. Except Republicans pondering whether they should do this with Trump might want to take special concern to his warning … Continue reading Running Away From Trump Did Not Help Republicans Last Year: That’s A Problem For Republicans Opposing Him On Healthcare Reform
I get the argument that it’s stupid for the government to pay for pre-existing conditions like obesity or others that are the results of poor life choices, but there are many Americans out there like me who have had a … Continue reading Pre-Existing Conditions, Physical Disabilities, and The Future of The American Healthcare System.
When The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, the President heralded it as the dawn of a new era in healthcare. Not only would people with preexisting conditions not be denied coverage but it … Continue reading Obamacare: Just Another Social Welfare Program?