Perhaps: U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal will delay his resignation from Congress by three weeks, citing intense pressure from House Republican leaders to remain and vote against President Barack Obama’s plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system. You better believe I just left a message on Deal’s voicemail thanking him for his decision. Everyone who does something like this to … Read More
…and then CALL YOUR FREAKING CONGRESSMAN: The Senate-passed bill, upon which the president’s latest offering is modeled, would not let Americans keep the insurance they have today. It would impose deep cuts in the private-insurance component of Medicare, called Medicare Advantage. Those cuts would force millions of seniors out of their current coverage, against their will. They would get much … Read More
The Weekly Standard: The bottom line? Despite the liberal pushback, Ryan’s arguments remain compelling. (The Journal has more on them here.) Which shouldn’t come as a surprise. When a politician finds his moment, everything breaks his way.
With the “temporary leave of absence” that Charlie “Exonerated” Rangel has embarked upon due to the fact that he’s, well, corrupt as hell, we just about got saddled with this arrogant ass as chair of Ways and Means. Instead we get… oh lord it’s Carl Levin’s older brother Sandy. Faaaan-tastic.
I don’t make a habit of calling congressional offices outside my district; especially not Democrat congressional offices outside my district. But I made an exception for Bart Stupak today. Now, I hadn’t seen this coming. The backstory is this: Stupak is one of the ostensibly “pro-life Democrats” in congress. Now, I’m very skeptical about the idea of “pro-life Democrats,” because … Read More
For all his flaws, and he did have flaws, Bush was an honorable guy. And he still is: When George W. Bush heard about Fort Hood, he and Laura got in his car without any escort, apparently they did not have time to react, and drove to Fort Hood. He was stopped at the gate and the guard could not … Read More