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Constituent reports on Congressman’s Steve Knight’s Town Hall

Constituent reports on Congressman’s Steve Knight’s Town Hall

By Joe Panzarello   I thought I would send you an email with a short “report” on the town hall meeting in Simi Valley with Steve Knight.  You probably had someone there anyway, but here is my take for what it’s worth.  The room was definitely packed with at least 300 attendees and media was there […]

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand — Improve US healthcare without breaking the bank

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand — Improve US healthcare without breaking the bank

. . Some history lessons and suggestions to improve US healthcare without breaking the bank   By Scot Faulkner As the White House and Republican leaders continue debates and negotiations on a new bill, the blamestorming continues over the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority […]

Donald Trump threatens Obamacare payment cuts to pressure Democrats

Donald Trump threatens Obamacare payment cuts to pressure Democrats

President Trump is threatening to cut off critical Obamacare payments to insurers unless Democrats come to the table to negotiate a new health care bill, taking a tough negotiating stance that could force Democratic leaders into a government shutdown by month’s end. At stake are “cost sharing” payments that Obamacare backers say are supposed to […]

The Potentially ‘Unconstitutional’ Obamacare Feature Everyone Is Ignoring

The Potentially ‘Unconstitutional’ Obamacare Feature Everyone Is Ignoring

President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan have said they are willing to let Obamacare “implode,” but doing so tacitly lets a potentially unconstitutional program continue. Under the leadership of former Speaker John Boehner, the House filed suit against the Obama administration in 2014, claiming it was illegally reimbursing marketplace insurers for […]

Healthcare bill defeated: the world ends

Healthcare bill defeated: the world ends

By Jon Rappoport     Reuters: “In the past few years, the House has voted more than 60 times to repeal or alter Obamacare, but Republicans had no hope a repeal would become law as long as Obama was president and could veto their bills.”   But now that the new version of national health […]

Why repeal and replace ObamaCare has always been a scam

Why repeal and replace ObamaCare has always been a scam

  by Lawrence Sellin, PhD, March 26, 2017 During every election cycle, to maintain the illusion of representative government, Republicans tell voters exactly what they want to hear. After the election, successful Republicans candidates either simply ignore their campaign promises or offer legislation that provides the appearance rather than the substance of fulfilling those promises, usually in […]

The Elephant We Know: The Real Issue Behind The Healthcare Debate

The Elephant We Know: The Real Issue Behind The Healthcare Debate

    By Mike Smith Political leaders cannot morally indict citizens in any way without risking backlash from their constituents. This is our silent elephant in the national healthcare debate, and for everyone. It is also the single biggest dilemma for both parties, particularly the GOP, which has in Obamacare a ticking time bomb that […]

Ryancare is Failing — What Should Happen Next?

Ryancare is Failing — What Should Happen Next?

. By Tho Bishop The beltway Republicans are scrambling now that it seems the Obamacare replacement package put forward for Paul Ryan and endorsed by Donald Trump can’t get enough support to get through the House. The failure of the American Health Care Act should surprise no one, as it is a piece of legislation that managed […]

White House: Trump Is Done Negotiating; If House Bill Fails, Obamacare Remains

White House: Trump Is Done Negotiating; If House Bill Fails, Obamacare Remains

By CHARLIE SPIERING White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney emerged from a meeting with House Republicans with an ultimatum. If the House-led effort to replace Obamacare fails, the United States is stuck with Obamacare, according to several Congressional reporters on Twitter. Mulvaney was joined by a group of administration officials including senior advisors Steve Bannon, […]

Obamacare Architect Now Advising Trump On Replacing It

Obamacare Architect Now Advising Trump On Replacing It

President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet Monday with oncologist, bioethicist and Obamacare architect Ezekiel Emanuel about how to effectively overhaul the U.S. health care system. Emanuel’s visit to the White House marks his third face-to-face meeting with Trump since the president defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan […]

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