Posts Tagged ‘socialized medicine’

Losing Health

03Jun10

Remember the Obama health destruction legislation? Americans are still liking it less all the time. Here are the results of a new poll from CNN. The poll suggests that most Americans continue to oppose the passage of the health care bill which Obama signed into law in April, although the public may be slightly more […]


Blowing It

25Mar10

President Obama had a tragically distracted first year courtesy of his obsession with health reform during a period in which voters’ minds were on jobs and the economy. President Obama dared congressional Republicans today to campaign for repeal of the new health care law. Now, he needs desperately to turn his attention to jobs, but […]


Stupak Stopped

21Mar10

Politico reports that the pro-life block has found its compromise, agreeing to an Executive Order and ready to vote yes on Castro Care. BREAKING: House Democrats have picked up critical health reform “yes” votes from a group of anti-abortion lawmakers, including Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, according to senior Democratic aides. Democrats believe a breakthrough with […]


Closing Weak

21Mar10

The normal rules of political physics would suggest a strong finish for the bad guys (with a vote scheduled for around 6pm), as they can call in those willing but reluctant to vote yes if needed. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) said Sunday morning that he is close to striking a deal with the Obama administration […]


MassA ttack

08Mar10

First term Democrat Eric Massa, forced into resigning from Congress today on rumors of sexual harassment, is not going quietly. He’s being chased out of office, he says, so the White House can get health reform passed. “Mine is now the deciding vote on the health care bill, and this administration and this House leadership […]


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. […]


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 […]