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Attorney General Holder Pours Water on Flames Raised by Obama Remarks on SCOTUS

April 6, 2012

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A firestorm errupted after President Obama seemingly degraded the powers of the Supreme Court thus drawing attention to the checks and balances of the three branches of government.  He had said, in part: “Ultimately, I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that […]

CHANGE – is everywhere

December 3, 2009

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Good thing the Prez ran on a platform of “change” way back in 2008 because now he might get lost in the debate about the climate OR in the debate about how he (more gray hair; less popular in the polls) and his policies have changed. Let’s take the war in Afghanistan. The first change […]

FUZZY LOGIC: MEDICARE WASTE AND INEFFICIENCY WILL PAY FOR MOST OF HEALTH PLAN

September 10, 2009

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High noon on Capitol Hill.  Surrounded by Ted Kennedy’s relatives, an adoring Democratic majority and a perfectly coiffed Speaker of the House, the President came to shoot down opposition to health care reform. Armed with the “I” word, it was clear that he was going to employ his favorite phrase, “let me be clear.” Although […]

STEALTH CARE REFORM- THE WHITE HOUSE DRAFTING OWN PLAN

September 4, 2009

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If someone in the US finds out what’s really going on with health care reform, will you please let the rest of us in on it?  CNN’s Gloria Borger and Jessica Yellin are reporting that the Prez and his staff are hard at work on their own draft health care plan.  What was August all […]

NO WORRIES – WAYS TO PAY FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM

August 26, 2009

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1. Baby Sitting 2. Garage Sale 3.  Bake Sale 4. Car Wash 5.  Magic Act – with the help of Organizing for America The President and his advisors have chosen #5 – Magic utilizing the talents and database of Organizing for America that has worked for him so well before.  It worked for Cap and […]

REPUBLICANS REGROUP FOLLOWING KENNEDY’S DEATH

August 26, 2009

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Perhaps more so in death than in life, the impact that the late Senator Edward Kennedy (D – MA) will exert on the  upcoming Senate debate over health care “insurance” reform will be powerful. Democrats will be inspired by the memory of a man who has fought for universal health care for decades. To ensure […]

DEMS WILL BE DEMS

August 19, 2009

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I hope anyone  who has both a sense of history and who has  observed the Democrats and their party machinery for over 50  years has not been surprised that  August is the month they like to get things in under the wire and play their games of disinformation. This bit about the White House saying […]

REP WEINER FROM NEW YORK THREATENS DEMOCRATIC PROCESS

August 18, 2009

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Americans should be very concerned with the recent announcement of Representative Anthony Weiner, D-N when he declared that the “best” health care option would be “a single-payer plan, like Medicare for all Americans.” He went on to say that: “In the House of Representatives, without a strong public plan, even stronger than the one we […]

WHAT KEEPS US AWAKE NIGHTS

August 17, 2009

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“Unsettling” is the best word for it. I and many others first felt the sting of a layoff almost one year ago. It doesn’t seem possible. Yet in reviewing my medical bills it confirms the time that has passed and that most office visits were the result of some condition or other the roots of […]

OBAMA’S GONE CAMPING; HE KNOWS HOW TO BUILD A FIRE

August 16, 2009

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CNN covered the President’s town hall meeting on health care reform in Colorado Saturday the 15th. When it was over, a CNN anchor began interviewing attendees.  The anchor was black; those interviewed were a white middle aged white man and a white woman with similar credentials. When asked how he thought the meeting went, the […]

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