Happy New Year

The new year always begins with so much hope and this year is no different. I hope that my friends will be healthy and happy. I hope that we can solve some of the country's big problems and more of the little ones. I hope that we can come together as a nation and a world and finally realize that we're all in this together and that the deaths and atrocities are a stain on the human race. I hope that I can be a better person, a better friend, a better spouse, a better parent, and a better teacher. But...

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Hospitals Warn Trump of “Unprecedented Public Health Crisis” if Obamacare is Repealed

Somehow, I don't think Donald Trump or Republicans care about the financial impact of their planned Obamacare repeal. To them, the politics of repeal play better. It gives them something to brag about when they go back home to their constituents. But there are consequences to repealing the law, and hospitals have issued a warning. The nation’s hospital industry warned President-elect Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Tuesday that repealing the Affordable Care Act could cost hospitals...

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Ted Cruz Forced to Defend his “Obamacare is a job killer” Lie – Video

Current Republican presidential candidate and former Canadian citizen until a few months ago, Ted Cruz, got a rude awakening when he visited his friends at Fox News and got called out by Chris Wallace on his lie that Obamacare is a job killer. “The fact checkers say you’re wrong,” Wallace told Cruz. “Since that law went into effect, the unemployment rate fell from 9.9% to 5% as 13 million new jobs were created, and 16.3 million people who were previously uninsured now have coverage. There...

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Paul Ryan Admits – Republicans Have No Alternative Plan for Obamacare – Video

Like his predecessor before him, Paul Ryan promised a new tone in Washington when he took over the gavel from then Speaker John Boehner. And one of the places Republicans promised to be different was on Obamacare, promising to have an alternative plan available for the millions of Americans benefiting from Obamacare, before trying to repeal their healthcare. Well, if you missed it, Republicans tried to repeal Obamacare again, and again, there was no plan in the unlikely event their repeal efforts...

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Obamacare Enrollment Numbers – 11.3 Million Since November

While Republicans continue to waste taxpayers money with yet another futile repeal effort, the health care reform known as Obamacare has topped 11.3 million national sign ups this enrollment season. About 8.6 million people signed up for plans on HealthCare.gov since Nov. 1, and another 2.7 million signed up on the state-based exchanges, officials said. Nearly 4 million people under age 35 nationally signed up for Obamacare plans. That number is important: The 18-to-34-year-old...

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Carly Fiorina says “Obamacare was repealed” #LiesToldToUs – Video

Republican presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina - remember her? She's one of the borderline floor scrubbers in the Republican polls - is trying to punch upwards, waaaay upwards, trying to hit Ted Cruz - one of the top Republican leaders in the polls. I don't know why Cruz and Trump are at the top of the Republican list, but they are and Carly has her eyes set on Cruz. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, Carly placed Cruz squarely in her cross-hairs. When asked if Ted Cruz "would doom the...

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Well That’s Different – Republicans Vote to Repeal Obamacare

As if this wasn't tried before, Senate Republicans on Thursday wasted even more tax-payers' time and money with yet another meaningless vote on a pointless legislation to defund Obamacare. Not to be outdone, Democrats seized the debate to try to force votes on gun control legislation that could put some Republicans in a politically tough position as the country is reeling from arecent spate of mass shootings. By voting to nullify Obamacare -- the signature domestic accomplishment of the Obama...

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