Posts Tagged ‘reconciliation’

Minor Bumps

25Mar10

A new poll from CBS should provide some encouragement to Republicans in the senate working to alter and complicate passage of the health care reconciliation bill. The poll finds that 62 percent want Congressional Republicans to keep challenging the bill, while 33 percent say they should not do so. Nearly nine in ten Republicans and […]


The Congressional Budget Office, struggling under the weight of so much number crunching, didn’t get numbers to congressional socialists yesterday on their latest, top secret reform legislation. The vote is now scheduled for Sunday morning. As a result, the vote was moved, allowing the promised 72 hours to view the legislation online. Another subplot to […]


Groundhog Day

03Mar10

Here we go again, as the President announces the latest push for health reform. As usual, the Obama approach was to misrepresent the issue. If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.  If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.  I can tell you as the father of two young girls, […]


Nancy Pelosi says a new Obama health care plan will be ready soon. This is beginning to feel like the story will go on forever. President Obama will soon propose a health care bill that will be “much smaller” than the House bill but “big enough” to put the country on a “path” toward health […]


No Gonna Happen

25Feb10

Was the health care summit really about trying to pave the road for jamming the legislation through the senate using the reconciliation tool, inappropriately, to circumvent the filibuster in the senate? My answer. No. President Obama has developed a scaled-down version of health care reform that would cost about a quarter of current plans and […]


Guns Blazing

22Feb10

The president has decided that Americans like him best when he’s at war, so he’s decided to stage a coup. President Barack Obama is putting forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year health care plan that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriated consumers. To the majority of […]