“Affordable” Healthcare Act

Finally! A piece that honestly looks at what the legislation does and doesn’t do! I am NOT the guy who says, “Hey, we have a great healthcare system as it is.” I don’t. I am someone who fits right in that gap of 24 million people who STILL won’t have “affordable” health insurance even if this legislation is…

“Affordable Healthcare Act”

I make a feeble attempt to jump into the fray about healthcare. The Supreme Court heard arguments this week on the “Affordable Healthcare Act.” My current thought is this: It’s like saying “Holy Roman Empire.” It’s a misnomer. The Holy Roman Empire wasn’t Roman, not really “holy”, and not much of an empire either. The…

Healthcare (non)Reform

This is yet another gripe on healthcare (non)reform. Let us review so I can properly tick off my conservative AND liberal friends: 1. I am not for repealing healthcare reform back to what we have. What have is lousy. If you need examples, I am a living one. So are other members of my family.…

The Politics of Power

For years I have had the realization that American politics is ONLY about power. I have carried no delusions about my party winning and then God would bless America once again. It is straight up power. They can yack about how they have the will of the people in mind, but when they get elected……

News Round Up

We get the doomsday forecasts so we are ready for self-preservation. We get the middle of the night votes from the Senate. No biggie there. The House did it a couple of weeks ago. Will anyone EVER read those monstrous bills? I bet the good senator from Louisiana may not read all of it, but…

More on Healthcare “Reform”

I have a tab on this blog with more thoughts on healthcare “reform,” but I needed to add this update from Chuck Colson. I know there are people applauding this legislation. It’s becoming the liberal version of “patriotism.” Remember the “old days” of the Iraq War when the liberals got upset when Republicans challenged their…