Posts Tagged ‘public option’

Never Die

22Mar10

One silver lining to the Obama attempt to destroy America is that Democrats will no longer be able to escape the reality of their liberalism. The brand is now understood by voters. Another is that liberals will keep trying to push us faster down the slippery slope. This will assure a highly energized GOP in […]


Even if it wasn’t the intention of the president to deceive the American people, it would be silly not to assume the obvious.  In back-to-back meetings in the Oval Office and Roosevelt Room, Obama urged uneasy rank-and-file moderates and progressives to focus on the positives rather than their deep disappointment with parts of the bill. […]


Endangered Colorado Democrat Michael Bennett has written a letter to Harry Reid asking him to keep the Public Option alive. Dear Leader Reid: We respectfully ask that you bring for a vote before the full Senate a public health insurance option under budget reconciliation rules. The letter is co-signed by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New […]


Scott is changing the political world in unpredictable ways. Paul Krugman’s announcement that he is near to “giving up” on President Barack Obama is fueling a new round of liberal revolt. Like many influential voices on the left, The New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist has not been shy to voice his disapproval with […]


Spoiler Still?

09Dec09

Joe Lieberman’s firm opposition to a Public Option has been widely publicized, and everyone’s wondering if he’s buying in to the new Senate compromise. Signs from Joe indicate he’s not giving up yet on being a spoiler. “I am encouraged by the progress toward a consensus on proposals to send to the Congressional Budget Office […]


No Reform

27Nov09

What does the former head of the Democratic National Committee and almost Democratic presidential nominee Howard Dean say about Obama Care in its present form? “…there’s really no insurance reform in this bill…” says Dean. “I just figured this out in the last few days… You can be charged twice as much for insurance if […]


Doubt It

23Nov09

Did you doubt for a minute that the Mammogram advisory would have a devastating impact on public support for health reform? It became clear to America that under ObamaCare an advisory like the one issued last week would no longer be an advisory – it would be a command. Just 38% of voters now favor […]