INSKEEP: As you know, Democrats are already pointing to things that are changing in America because of this bill. They will point to the fact that college seniors, who would have been kicked off their families’ insurance plans when they graduated, will get to stay on. Insurance companies are now saying they’re going to end the practice of “rescission,” where they take, or at least modify…
BOEHNER: Both of those ideas, by the way, came from Republicans, and are part of the common sense ideas that we ought to have in the law.
INSKEEP: Well, are you […]Full Story... →
FauxNews lies and I sigh:
Facts are such mushy things.? Same as it ever was.Full Story... →
Looking like today will be an historic day.? Years of battles with obstructionist GOPers and recent intense months of continued obstruction and tea bagger insanity gives way to the passage of healthcare reform.? Marcy Kaptur backs away from the Stupak bridge to announce she’s on board.? John Larson says the votes are in hand.? We’ll know this evening whether this was true.? I’m hearing 217-214 in a stunning display of partisan obstructionism on the part of Republicans.
The good news is that our own John Boehner will be proved a spectacular failure in declaring the bill will “ruin […]Full Story... →
Finding GOP hypocrisy and political grandstanding is about as tough as finding melting snow outside today.
At first, the Dem HCR proposals were too damned long:
Now they’re too damned short:
“The White House’s ‘plan’ consists of an 11-page outline, which has not been scored by the Congressional Budget Office or posted online as legislative text. So they want to reorganize one-sixth of the United States’ economy with a document shorter than a comic book, and they’re complaining that they can’t find our plan on their own website? C’mon,”
You’ll note John says in the above video […]Full Story... →
This Stupak amendment is going to have to get changed greatly or jettisoned all together.? 41 Dems have now signed on to voting against a bill that contains Stupak.? Greg Sargent has the letter:
November 7, 2009
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
Dear Madam Speaker:
As members of Congress we believe that women should have access to a full range of reproductive health care. Health care reform must not be misused as an opportunity to restrict women?s access to reproductive health services.
The Stupak-Pitts amendment to […]Full Story... →
If this is a warmup, I want to see the speech NOW! Damn:
Bring some of this on Wednesday, Barack. This will cure the Van Jones funk. Lose battles. Win wars.Full Story... →