How Proposed Tax Reforms Could Affect Healthcare

How Proposed Tax Reforms Could Affect Healthcare

I know very little about taxes. I pay them. I have always assumed that everyone can build a case for why they should pay less. I also figure that some people cheat and don’t pay theirs, and that others use their influence within the political process to have the laws...
Obamacare Is Not a Disaster!

Obamacare Is Not a Disaster!

Congressional Republicans and the president can’t seem to coordinate their activities to “repeal and replace” the ACA, or get much of anything done. Their inability to deliver on their promise to give the public something better than the ACA is a surprise, since they...
What’s Next in the Healthcare Debate?

What’s Next in the Healthcare Debate?

I was delightfully dazed and confused the morning after Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and John McCain launched us into the next phase of the healthcare debate by giving the ACA a last minute reprieve. In a mix of ecstasy and disbelief I watched the video of John...
Puerile High Fives in the Rose Garden After the House Votes to Repeal and Replace the ACA

Puerile High Fives in the Rose Garden After the House Votes to Repeal and Replace the ACA

I have watched my favorite teams lose championship games. I remember the sinking feeling that I experienced when Richard Nixon was elected for the second time, even after it was really pretty clear that he was a crook. I suffered when Jimmy Carter, one of the most...