Tag Archives: Health Reform

What Massachusetts really means

It is surprising that the Democrats lost control of Ted Kennedy’s former seat in the Senate. After all, Ted Kennedy was a liberal hero in Massachusetts and around the country. Kennedy’s replacement is Republican Scott Brown. It’s easy to guess his platform: He’s for tax cuts, against spending cuts to offset the tax cuts, against […]

Always billions for war…

… but not for helping the American people: President Obama said Tuesday that he was determined to “finish the job” in Afghanistan, and his aides signaled to allies that he would send as many as 25,000 to 30,000 additional American troops there even as they cautioned that the final number remained in flux. (NY Times) […]

Signs of the apocalypse

For your consideration: Only 51% of Kentuckians believe that Obama was born in the United States according to a poll by Daily Kos/Research 2000. The Senate Finance Committee (run by health industry whore Max Baucus) is finally going to put out its plan for health care reform, and it won’t have a public option. Jay-Z’s […]

Your Senator in charge of health reform

I present the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.): He’s looking out for the interests of the average American: As liberal protesters marched outside, Sen. Max Baucus sat down inside a San Francisco mansion for a dinner of chicken cordon bleu and a discussion of landmark health-care legislation under consideration by his […]