We have the Affordable Care Act and we still have literally millions of people who cannot afford and will not have, health care. How in the world can that be? The Affordable Care Act was supposed to help that very demographic, wasn’t it? A New York Times article said that nearly two-thirds of poor, black… Read More Health Care for the Poor Still Elusive
OK. So I am confused. The Constitution of the United States, that sacred document to which we all refer to understand what our country is all about, says that government is to be “of the people.” President Lincoln, in the Gettysburg Address, referred to that constitutional sentiment when he said that government in this nation… Read More “The American People” are …who?
Good grief. The 2012 presidential election was over six months ago and Republicans (and others) are STILL talking about why they lost. The media are still doing stories on it. Whatever for? Maybe I am suffering from a lapse of memory, but I don’t ever remember this kind of “after-the-election” coverage. Yes, when the United… Read More Romney, Again?
The news this week is that the attorneys general and governors of several states are saying they will not respect the Affordable Care Act. That is not surprising, nor is it particularly troubling. Over the course of American history, there have been several controversial laws either passed by Congress or upheld by the United States… Read More Disregard of Laws Not a New Thing
Sarah Palin is probably right: the passage of the Affordable Care Act by the United States Supreme Court will mobilize the Tea Party Conservatives, and probably others. The presidential election will be fierce and fiery, more negative than it might have been had the High Court struck down the law, with cries of “socialism” leveled… Read More Affordable Care Act Overdue