Posts Tagged ‘summit’

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 […]


Racist Nation

10Aug09

Who would have guessed that Canadians are haters? Too many Mexicans, the Canadian government complained, are fraudulently claiming political asylum in Canada, overwhelming the system. Canada announced last month that it would begin requiring Mexican citizens to secure visas before entering the country, a decision that elicited outrage in Mexico. And the Three Amigos summit […]