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The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 7-12/Day 261-266) Week 38

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 7-12/Day 261-266) Week 38

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, October 7 (Day 261): Million Poles turn out for “Rosary on the Borders” prayer campaign Millions of Polish citizens went to the nation’s borders to “pray for the salvation of their country” in the second-largest prayer event ever held in Europe (second only to the 2016 World Youth Day) according […]

Trump hopes to boost lower-premium health insurance plans

Trump hopes to boost lower-premium health insurance plans

by AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that aims to make lower-premium plans more widely available. But the president’s move is likely to encounter opposition from medical associations, consumer groups and perhaps even some insurers […]

Graham, Cassidy May Have Saved Obamacare Repeal

Graham, Cassidy May Have Saved Obamacare Repeal

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana are set to release a new version of their Obamacare repeal bill Monday that will provide key concessions to moderate and conservative Republicans that have thus far signaled their unwillingness to back the party’s eleventh-hour push to upend the American health care system. […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — The Cure for Medical Socialism

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — The Cure for Medical Socialism

. By L. Neil Smith  Over the years that I’ve involved myself in politics, there has been one idiotic thing that people say — if you count liberal “progressive” Democrats as people — that fills me with a special amazement and contempt at just how stupid they have let themselves become. It usually begins, “Out […]

Bryan Caforio Statement on Medicare for All

Bryan Caforio Statement on Medicare for All

Caforio Supports Quality Healthcare for Every American Steve Knight stands by his vote to strip healthcare from 23 million people, eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions, impose an age tax on those 50 to 65-years-old, and increase premiums and deductibles. Bryan Caforio, Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 25th District, supports solutions that will ensure every […]

Kellyanne Conway: Trump will decide ‘this week’ whether to cut off insurance payments

Kellyanne Conway: Trump will decide ‘this week’ whether to cut off insurance payments

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Trump will decide this week whether to cut off cost-sharing payments that go to insurance companies under Obamacare. “He’s going to make that decision this week, and that’s a decision that only he can make,” Ms. Conway said on “Fox News Sunday.” Health and Human Services […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 22-29/Day 184-190) Week 27

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 22-29/Day 184-190) Week 27

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, July 22 (Day 184): More than 150 protest “fake news” at CNN headquarters More than 150 protesters showed their disgust of “fake news” at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. With signs reading “FNN #FakeNewsNetwork” and others targeting the networks’ advertisers such as AT&T and Microsoft, protesters chanted “CNN fake news!” […]

Promise Broken: Sens. McCain, Murkowski, and Collins Tank Obamacare Repeal Bill

Promise Broken: Sens. McCain, Murkowski, and Collins Tank Obamacare Repeal Bill

by SEAN MORAN Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Health Care Freedom Act, known as the “skinny repeal” bill, failed to pass through the Senate. The Health Care Freedom Act failed 49-51. Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted against the bill. Sens. McCain and Murkowski pledged repeatedly to repeal Obamacare, whereas […]

As debate opens on Obamacare bill, Senate quickly rejects the first Republican amendment

As debate opens on Obamacare bill, Senate quickly rejects the first Republican amendment

WASHINGTON—After Senate Republicans agreed to open debate Tuesday to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, they quickly shot down what was once their leading proposal for repealing and replacing Obamacare. Republicans rejected their revised bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, despite having added a provision from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, favored by conservatives and another from […]

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 8-14 /Day 170-176) Week 26

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 8-14 /Day 170-176) Week 26

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, July 15 (Day 177): Two Papal aides attack conservative Christians and Steve Bannon Two aides of Pope Francis have attacked American conservative Christians and Steve Bannon (President Trump’s aide) as promoters of “apocalyptic geopolitics.” In the article, Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, the editor-in-chief of the quasi-official Vatican periodical La Civiltà Cattolica, slams […]

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