Republicans

Healthcare Hypocrisy Revisited

by on June 22, 2017

I have been away for a while. Nothing has changed. Last I wrote was about healthcare, and to welcome me back the Republicans have released [more…]

Healthcare – A Senate Nightmare?

by on May 25, 2017

Well, the Congressional Budget Office has spoken. It issued its report on the House healthcare plan that passed a few weeks ago. The picture it [more…]

Healthcare in the Senate

by on May 23, 2017

It's all quiet in the Senate. Apparently various groups are discussing healthcare reform, but no one wants to be the person to break ranks and [more…]

Budget Fog and Budget Clarity

by on May 23, 2017

On a clear day we can dream of being free from the farce and incompetence that is Trump. Meanhwile back in reality ...

The Trump [more…]

Into the Valley of …

by on May 8, 2017

... Death rode the Republicans in the House?

Why on earth did they do what they just did?

Yesterday I argued it was all about [more…]

Trumpcare

by on May 5, 2017

Just a quick note on yesterday's vote in the House to repeal and replace Obamacare:

It won't pass the Senate
That means another version will [more…]

That’s a Tax Plan?

by on April 27, 2017

Well, no, it isn't. It's a draft of a sketch of an outline of a synopsis of what a tax plan might look like were [more…]

Tax Reform, Relief, Whatever

by on April 24, 2017

Moving on, White House style, we are now confronting the prospect of tax reform. I suppose that those of us who cringe whenever we hear [more…]

Tax Reform – Maybe Not

by on April 7, 2017

I have a friend here who is an ardent Republican, It has been fun watching as he adapts to the reality of Trump, and is [more…]

Infrastructure? Not So Much

by on April 6, 2017

In the aftermath of the health care debacle Trump has been busying himself, so we are told, with other big projects. Tax reform is one. [more…]