Monthly Archives: January 2010

Specific Issues with Proposed Senate Health Bill

Joe C. sent me this video (below) as a means of quickly running through issues in the Senate version of the health care bill that was initially offered last July.  This is an earlier version than the one that passed … Continue reading

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Why the Call to Bipartisanship?

I don’t understand our President’s recent call for bipartisanship–in either the state of the union address or today as directed to members of Congress (per this Reuters article).  He doesn’t need bipartisanship, since the Democrats have a majority in both … Continue reading

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State of the Union Speech

Did you see the President’s state of the union speech last night?  If not, you can read it here, courtesy of ABC News. I’m deeply disturbed that what appears to be so popular in this great nation is the forcible … Continue reading

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Corporate Sponsors and Proposed Transparency

I like this comic from Mother Goose and Grim.  Maybe we can get the legislature to agree to transparency of the other folks who pay their salaries and sway their votes?

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“Democrats Slam Brakes on Health Care Overhaul”

What?  Seriously?  Did they get the memo in Washington that they’ll be out of a job next term unless they stop these criminal back-room deals and listen to the people?  Frankly, I’m surprised anyone there appears to be taking heed … Continue reading

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Hey, Buddy, Could You Spare $350,000 for a Guy?

Wow, with “change” like that, you could buy a nice house!  What’s the significance of that number?  Well, it’s the amount that you, your spouse, kids, and grand-kids owe to clear our national debt and cover our projected costs in … Continue reading

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Washington Typically Out-of-Step with Americans

I’m sure this is no surprise to any of our readers, but the priorities in Washington simply have no correlation with those of American citizens.  Joe C. send me an email with a graph representing the top priorities of Americans, … Continue reading

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No C-SPAN for Health Care Wrangling?

With all the talk during candidate Obama’s presidential run regarding transparency and accountability, perhaps it’s right he catches some flack with the recent denial of open, transparent debate with the health “reform” bills in the House and Senate? Perhaps you’ve … Continue reading

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