Save Obama Bill

September 13th, 2011

By Dan Miller Let’s find out what’s in it before it is voted on. The Save Obama Bill (SOB) is 155 single spaced pages in length and has more cross references to, and would make more changes in, previously enacted legislation than I could conveniently count. It was obviously a long time in gestation, President […]


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The Fog of Controversy

March 10th, 2010

By Tom Carter Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, on health care reform legislation: We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it — away from the fog of the controversy. Maybe the “fog” she’s talking about is caused by the fact that she and her colleagues have […]


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Abortion and Health Care

November 16th, 2009

By Tom Carter Senate Democrats will presumably get their act together and bring a health care bill to a vote someday.  Whether the Senate bill includes some form of a public option is not the only issue that may cause the bill to fail.  The question of whether it will include a prohibition against spending federal […]


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Health Care and Sausage

November 7th, 2009

By Tom Carter They say you shouldn’t watch sausage being made if you ever want to eat it again.  The same applies to the legislative process in Congress, especially where the issues are as complex and controversial as health care.  These particular sausage makers disagree on what the ingredients should be, how much of what […]


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Health Care Monstrosity

October 30th, 2009

According to Politico, the House health care bill (left) now has 1,990 pages.  At an estimated cost of $894 billion, that’s about $2.24 million per word.  (If you’re a member of congress, of course, you’d probably point out that if it were half as long, it would cost twice as much per word.) As the […]


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