Fighting Abortion Funding in the Final Hours of the House Health Bill Vote
We are hearing that after the Tuesday wins of two pro-life politicians, Bob McDonnell in Virginia and Chris Christie in New Jersey, abortion supporters in Congress are “really sweating.” This sets an entirely new context for the fight over keeping abortion out of health care. Yesterday, the House Rules Committee announced that the “rule” for considering the health care legislation will include language put forward | Read More »
Watch out for the Senate proposal!
Congress can’t seem to do anything without some form of a “Punitive” mindset. If they can not create a public option that pays for itself, than they should not create one. Making Insurance companies pay for this will only increase the cost of insurance. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090914/ap_on_go_co/us_health_care_senate_plan;_ylt=ArmwEc0AocjfPKPfmjxhsbwGw_IE;_ylu=X3oDMTJ0MGhzM2J2BGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMDkwOTE0L3VzX2hlYWx0aF9jYXJlX3NlbmF0ZV9wbGFuBGNwb3MDNgRwb3MDNgRzZWMDeW5fdG9wX3N0b3JpZXMEc2xrA3NlbmF0ZXBsYW50bw– Again, the emphasis is on what best suits the cost failure within the government programs, without much regard | Read More »
The Dangers of Language and Terminology in the Health Care Debate
Despite the quagmire of low public opinion, near riotous town hall meetings, and clogged phone lines and fax machines the Democrats have somewhat blindly jumped into, they may not be quite as stupid as they look or sound. You see, Republicans have been diligently and fervently attacking the “public option” which is the boogey man term right now. Understandably, the “public option” is easy to | Read More »