Once You Accept Obama Has Always Wanted a Single Payer System…
…Then all of the political consequences that both he and Speaker Pelosi are now experiencing make sense. It explains the most inexplicable thing to me: why did the President over-rule his Chief of Staff on the question of siding with MoveOn.org early on in the health care debate over the public option? Because President Obama has always wanted a single payer system. The media refuses | Read More »
Pelosi’s California Dream’n: I have the Votes, Will Get a Public Option
Speaker Pelosi’s California dream’n is in full hallucinogenic mode — her statements that she will get the public option and that she has the votes for the Obamacare bill on the floor is more than dreaming, it is highly irresponsible; especially to the conservative and moderate Democrats who are already under tremendous political pressure to vote NO. By my count there are 92 Democrats with | Read More »
Government Run Health Care a Bad Idea for America
There has been a growing sense of frustration in this country over the rising cost of health care, and this problem has recently been compounded by our ailing economy as Americans are losing their jobs and struggling to make ends meet. I know there are many families in Oklahoma who currently do not have health insurance- making one sick child a potential family crisis. I | Read More »
Speaker Pelosi: I Cannot Pass Health Care Reform Without a Public Plan Option
From ABC News: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Huffington Post that she would not have the votes to pass health care reform in the House if it does not include a public option. At her weekly press conference, Speaker Pelosi also said that the Conrad cooperative proposal would not be seen as an acceptable substitution for a public plan among her Democratic members. If the | Read More »
President Obama & Speaker Pelosi vs. the Docs on Public Insurance Option
The American Medical Association, in comments in response to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee legislative options discussion draft, stated that they are opposed to a public plan option. This puts the American Medical Association at odds with both President Obama and Speaker Pelosi, who has said she will not let a bill out of the U.S. House without a public plan option. This news was | Read More »
A Public Plan Cometh
The most interesting debates are those that occur within the ruling party. In most cases, the safe bet on the winner is the wing with the most intense, clear-eyed and ideologically motivated agenda. Which is why the most fascinating part of the health care debate is about to start within the Democratic Party. The Democrats choice of either a public-private plan or a public plan | Read More »
Why Didn’t Pelosi Act?
Speaker Pelosi claims that the CIA lied to her about its handling of terrorist detainees held by the United States. She claims not to have been informed about the methods being used to get information from prisoners. Obviously, this is almost certainly false. Why would the CIA have informed other lawmakers about interrogation methods, but not Pelosi? But even if we take her at her | Read More »
Did cummunist Speaker Pelosi just call Barney Frank Maestro???
just prior to the House vote??? Did my ears hear this correctly???What an IDIOT!!!
Robber Baron Democrats
Speaker Pelosi is blaming the GOP for failure to pass the bailout for the robber baron Democrats. She gave the “OK” for 5 committee chairs and allowed a dozen or more Democrats up for reelection to vote against the bill to scam their constituents back home into believing they voted against a stinking bailout that harms the hardworking taxpayers.The Congressional Black, Progressive and Hispanic Caucus’ | Read More »