Looking in Depth at the Kaiser Obamacare Poll
For those of you not aware, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a poll recently on how people who bought insurance under Obamacare are faring. Unsurprisingly, much of the media has portrayed it as showing a generally positive response to the healthcare law. In particular, they emphasized that about 6 in 10 of the enrollees were previously uninsured. This is all, per the poll, true, but | Read More »
Mr. Obama, you had an option, sir.
The year is 1984. The setting is Ottawa, Canada. The scene is a debate between the top three parties of that nation: the ruling Liberals led by John Turner, the Opposition Progressive Conservatives led by Brian Mulroney, and the New Democrats led by Ed Broadbent. The storyline is a federal election. And now for the background: You see, the United States wasn’t the only nation | Read More »
Grasping At Fictional Straws.
Why should anything be different during election time than during the normal day-to-day machinations of government? Well, my reply to that question would be that the re-election hopefuls would try to show themselves in the best possible light. Polish the halo a little, carefully apply some make-up to cover the unsightly blemishes and, although perhaps difficult and not true to character, at least appear genuine | Read More »
McCain vs Obama: Part II – Today’s Challenges Facing Americans
The Obama campaign has spent a great deal of time telling us that John McCain just doesn’t get it. That he just doesn’t realize that people are hurting. They make reference to idiot comments made by people in the McCain camp, rather than statements actually made by McCain to prove their point. So let’s see what each candidate said about the problems facing Americans. *Part | Read More »