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How’s That?

by on March 27, 2017

Well, there we are. It took less than three weeks for us all to realize that neither the Republican party nor Trump are ready to govern. [more…]

Republican Dilemma

by on March 24, 2017

We are down to the wire in Congress: will the Republican party be able to live up to its six year old promise to eliminate [more…]

Budget Topline

by on March 16, 2017

We all ought calm down about the Trump budget. Presidential budgets never, ever, get put into practice. They are simply exercises in politics. They simply [more…]

Trumpcare Facts

by on March 14, 2017

With the devastating  report from the Congressional Budget Office now being digested by the media and voters, it's hard to avoid talking about the Republican [more…]

The Scorekeeper Speaks

by on March 13, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office is the latest victim of the intensity of Washington politics. The CBO is the organization we rely on to "score" legislation [more…]

Guaranteed Failure?

by on March 11, 2017

I promise I will keep this one short:

So awful is the new Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, so manifestly will it fail, [more…]

Health Care Addendum

by on March 8, 2017

As a short addendum to what I have been saying recently about health care and the Republican efforts to 'reform' it I want to add [more…]

RyanCare! Or is it TrumpCare?

by on March 7, 2017

Well, the wait is over. We now know what the Republican health care plan looks like. It's early days and the inevitable compromises will have [more…]

Healthcare continued …

by on February 28, 2017

Nothing could possibly give us more insight into the ineptitude and unpreparedness of Trump for high office than his comment yesterday:
“It’s an unbelievably complex [more…]

National Security or Politics?

by on February 16, 2017

Here's a fun way to look at the current crisis surrounding the White House. Put it in the perspective of one of your favorite espionage [more…]