Category: Health Care

Will Obamacare Ever Be Safe?

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah held a hearing on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill yesterday despite declaring “Everybody knows that’s going to fail.” So, why did he bother? Here’s about 95% of the explanation. Senate Majority Whip…

The Danger to Obamacare is Real

In this case, the Democrats are correct. The reason that House Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House are loudly signaling that they have no interest in pursuing the bipartisan negotiations between Senate HELP Committee leaders Lamar Alexander and Patty…

A Dialogue on Health Care

SENATOR LAMAR ALEXANDER of TENNESSEE: Um…Patty? I didn’t want to tell you this, but we broke the television. SENATOR PATTY MURRAY of WASHINGTON: What the unholy hell?!?? Are you kidding me??!? LAMAR: Yeah, um, no. No, I’m not. PATTY: What’s…

A Few Reasons to Impeach the President

Here’s one reason to impeach the president: Amid pleas from Republicans and Democrats for the parties to begin work on a bipartisan health care bill, President Donald Trump and White House officials on Friday doubled down on his call to…