Health care reform

 
August 23, 2016

What do black Americans have to lose?

Dear Donnie – You are certainly entitled to an answer to the question you put recently to black Americans, i.e. “What the hell do you have to lose” by supporting you. But since you apparently sometimes forget that as the Republican nominee, you have an obligation to support your party’s […]
March 22, 2012

How to Write a Republican Stump Speech

When Joe Biden joked in 2008 that all of the sentences uttered by Rudy Giuliani consisted of “a noun, a verb and 9/11,” he actually revealed the GOP’s secret recipe for stump speeches. Listening to the Republican candidates for President, one can easily observe how it works in practice. Each […]
February 22, 2012

Some of the Differences between Republicans & Democrats (As Republicans See it)

In our continuing effort to help people understand Republicans and what they believe, this brief post offers a few examples of how Republicans perceive certain political behaviors depending on whether they are displayed by Republicans or Democrats. When Republicans refuse to compromise, they’re being principled and protecting Very Important American […]
October 9, 2010

Class Warfare? It sure is.

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March 19, 2010

Cultural Change & the President

(Note: This piece was first posted in February, 2009, on my Website. As the health care reform bill heads for the House floor, it seems appropriate to reprise it.) There are two ways to change a culture. The easy way is the approach taken by guys like “Chainsaw Al” Dunlap, […]
December 25, 2009

Health Care Reform: Understanding the Process

Three factors contribute to the confusion and consternation much of the American public feels with respect to health care reform legislation. 1) Most Americans don’t really have a frame of reference for what’s going on, because they either weren’t alive or weren’t paying attention the last time a reform effort […]