House Leadership Pulls Health Care Bill

The persistence of Obamacare

Republicans have campaigned against Obamacare roughly since the memory of runneth not to the contrary. After the failure yesterday in the House, however, they’re going to get back to us on that. Or the check is in the mail. Or something like that. Tim Alberta looks “Inside the GOP’s […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Democrats’ Celebration Is Premature

Democrats’ Celebration Is Premature

Pretty much everyone thinks the House’s failure to pass the GOP’s repeal-and-replace bill is a disaster for Republicans. The Democrats are giddy with glee, and Matt Drudge calls it a “catastrophe.” Perhaps they are right, but I doubt it. Obamacare is in a death spiral. It is rapidly collapsing, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The vote for all the marbles

Republicans are bad at politics

Democrats are willing to say and do whatever it takes to win. And they do. Until and unless Republicans realize that, they won’t ever accomplish anything. It was a good week to be away from politics. Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Look in the mirror sir...

Look in the mirror sir…

"Time for all to look in the mirror. Do some soul searching. We have lots more left to do. Time to play our ‘A’ game." One of my favorite lines from the rock opera Tommy (from about a hundred years ago), was "look in the mirror boy". I thought […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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House Leadership Pulls Health Care Bill

House Leadership Pulls Health Care Bill

It became apparent this afternoon that the health care bill promoted by Republican leadership in the House did not have enough votes to pass, and the bill was pulled by Speaker Paul Ryan, despite President Trump’s earlier insistence that a vote be held. Based on the Washington Post’s account, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Five dumbest questions to Gorsuch, cont’d

Five dumbest questions to Gorsuch, cont’d

Minnesota Senator Al Franken doesn’t belong in the United States Senate, let alone on the Senate Judiciary Committee. A little short in the self-awareness department, Franken sought to show up Judge Gorsuch in the committee’s confirmation hearing this week. Instead he showed himself him up (although you’d never know […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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